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This Android Wear app lets you control your PC with your watch

Jared Newman | Dec. 23, 2014
Unified Remote adds smartwatch support for launching apps and controlling media playback, but it's far from flawless.

It's also worth noting that several user reviews on Google Play are complaining of battery drain on their smartwatches. I haven't used the app long enough to draw a conclusion on this, but I imagine that all the swiping and tapping to control a PC would be pretty resource-intensive.

With all these shortcomings in mind, Unified Remote isn't a must-have Android Wear app. But if you have a home theater PC setup and don't mind a little tinkering, $4 isn't a huge price to pay to feel like you're living in the future.


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