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Logitech Harmony app arrives with smart controls for Android TV

Derek Walter | April 27, 2016
Your TV can become the master control center for all your home's smart devices.

The Logitech Harmony family of remotes is one of the many products that can serve as the main hub for your smart home. The Harmony app is now available for Android TV-powered televisions, and will allow you to control lights, speakers, the thermostat, and even the blinds. Assuming all your stuff is compatible.

The interface is sharp and focused, with the ability to customize various activities depending on what you want to do, like darkening the nights for a movie.

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The new Harmony app puts many different smart home controls right on your TV. Credit: Logitech

If you have the right gear, you can grab the Logitech Harmony for TV app now from the Google Play Store.

The impact on you: Logitech has partnered up with Google for a while, going back to the ill-fated Google TV days. The Harmony line of remotes are a good choice if you want to make your home smarter, which is an area of growing interest to Google and other large tech companies.

 

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