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How to use Apple Watch as a universal remote control

Where’s the remote?! If this phrase sounds in your house quite often, the Peel Smart Remote app created for you. With it, the Apple Watch and iPhone become a universal remote control with TV guide.

The developers claim that with the mobile client device for watchOS and iOS – the only remote that you will need. App Peel Smart Remote works in conjunction with a proprietary IR receiver Peel, which besides TV allows you to control DVD players, audio systems, air conditioners, heaters and other appliances.

During the configuration phase Peel Smart Remote, you must specify the region of residence and index. After selecting the provider of television services will see the main program window has four tabs: Top, TV Shows, Movies and Sports. The program in real-time shows on broadcast TV transmission, which can immediately turn on the TV.

The service developers have provided a system of recommendation: the app suggests interesting movies and TV shows. The more often you will use the Peel, the more accurate the proposals will be. Favourite programs can be added to “favorites”.

From the description of the app:

“You no longer need to worry about what to see, how to find your favorite programs or where your remote control. Peel in combination with the Pronto operates more than 3,000 electronic devices and has accurate TV listings. These lists can be localized for each time zone of Russia and set for your provider of terrestrial, cable or satellite television.”

In order to use Apple Watch or iPhone as a universal remote control, you will need the device Pronto. It allows you to remotely control TV sets and digital television receivers, DVD players, Blu-ray players, audio systems and other devices. According to the developers, the gadget will fit to many devices and “aims to simplify life and save time and nerves”.

The Peel Smart Remote application is completely Russified and is available for free download here. According to statistics, the developers, the number of users worldwide exceeded 100 million.

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