NJ, this was a really awesome device. They are shooting to make your BlackBerry, which you have with you at all times (I do, atleast), into a one-stop-shop for controlling your appliances, whether it be your TV, your stereo, or your lighting (one day). I think it's one of the best innovations for BlackBerry extensibility to date. It has a really good interface and costs a very small $100 (for hardware)...
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