You can already control the Xbox One with your voice, gestures, or a game controller, but sometimes you just want an old-fashioned remote.
Microsoft announced yesterday that it will release the Xbox One Media Remote in early March for $25. The remote can control the Xbox One, but is also capable of controlling other devices, such as a TV or AV receiver, by firing out commands via the Kinect. (It's unclear exactly what wireless technology the remote itself uses.) It also features backlighting as well as motion-sensing, so the buttons illuminate when you pick it up -- crucial for … Read more