Xbox 360 gets brainy remote

If your Xbox 360 is the centre of your home entertainment universe, you’ll want to hook it up to all your devices – well, your telly at least - and sa

If your Xbox 360 is the centre of your home entertainment universe, you’ll want to hook it up to all your devices – well, your telly at least - and save your feeble Xbox bound body the arduous task of switching between remotes.

Luckily the Intelligent Remote 360, fashioned by Nyco, will do just that. The clever clogs remote will control your Xbox 360, telly and other odds and ends universally using ‘smart’ technology  - which allows the remote to learn functions from existing remotes without the need for codes or software and other associated programming faff.

Just select the function on your bogstandard remote that you want your Intelligent Remote to learn, point the remotes at each other, press a button and voila, the data is transferred instantly.

It’s also compatible with infrared devices, comes with back-lit buttons and powers down automatically whenever out of use – saving on the pair of triple As it runs on.

The Intelligent Remote 360 is currently only on sale in the US for around $40. When we find out a UK release date, we’ll give you a shout. For more on this product click here.