Don't you just love TiVo? You can skip over commercials at lightning fast speeds, and pause and rewind live TV. It's a luxury I don't think I can live without. Even those of you with a regular, cable-company assigned DVR can perform all these great tricks, but I found a faster way to get through those annoying commercials — you can skip over commercials in 30 second increments with a simple hack and your standard remote.Why would this be necessary? Oh, I don't know, because you can't wait a single second more to finish watching the latest episode of Gossip Girl, and the never-ending pain med and TUMS ads are out of control? Cause sometimes it seems that even though you're forwarding at four times the normal speed, it still seems to take forever to scrub through? Cause we're all impatient? You know what I mean. Check out the simple six-step hack I found on Wisebread to make your commercials disappear a little quicker when you read more
When I first saw this ginormos remote control, I thought it was a belated April Fool's joke. I assure you that this make believe looking remote is the real deal.
Sold on Amazon for $35, this huge remote is guaranteed to make TV navigation easy for the most technologically challenged individuals. This 6-in-1 remote controls your TV, VCR, DVD player, statellite, cable and auxiliary A/V device. Due to its size and its glow in the dark buttons, you'll never have to say 'where's the remote' again! Kinda dorky but kinda cool. I'd say the perfect addition to any rec room!