Samsung's new dual-sided QWERTY remote for Smart TVs revealed

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  1. Kwartel
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    We didn't spot this one at CES where the phone-like RMC30D and standard remotes were the only options, but it looks like Samsung has an alternative Bluetooth remote planned for its Smart TVs (but not any Google TV products judging by that Yahoo! button on the remote side) that features standard buttons on one side and a full QWERTY keyboard on the other, much like the Boxee Box's remote. Judging by the ruler in the remarkably unflattering FCC photos, this one appears to be a bit larger and it's not immediately clear what that display on the QWERTY side is for. Obviously, if there's any chance users will be logging into their various Twitter or Comcast/Time Warner accounts on the TV they'll need something better than T9 to do it, but we'll have to wait to get our hands on this one to know if it's an improvement. Check the gallery for a few more pictures, we'd expect some kind of announcement on the RMC-QTD1 before Samsung's 2011 line of TVs hit stores.[/p]

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    If the design gets better it should be a hit for your smart tv's. But won't it be easier to make a bluetooth app for all smarphone OS's? I mean, if you have a smart big ass tv, you have a smartphone too right?
     
  2. shaunj66

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    Looks like a late FCC filing for a 90s remote [​IMG]

    Yuck!
     
  3. Exactly. Looks like a piece of shit which has been rotting since the 90s....
     
  4. Wabsta

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    And how does such an ugly remote compete with [​IMG] ?
     
  5. Langin

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    Pff Ugly! Ive seen better remotes!
     
  6. DeadLocked

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    it's a fugging retro casio calculator conversion [​IMG]
     
  7. Matthew

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    That looks shit
     
  8. Fear Zoa

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    I counted....111 buttons.....its a nightmare....