Courtesy of Logitech
Price: $249 retail, cheaper through other online retailers
Cool Factor: 3
Remote controls are usually relegated to the "it's there, it does what I need it to" world, but how many have you seen that replace ALL your remotes and have a color screen to boot? That's pretty cool.
Must-Have Factor: 4
Any home theater enthusiast struggling with several remotes simply must have this - it supports buttons, macros and devices that make it a true replacement.
Nerd Factor: 5
Aside from being a $200+ remote control, it also uses the Internet to update and make changes to its configuration and macros. Expensive remote + Internet = nerd. Oh, and it has a tilt sensor so it knows to turn the screen and button backlight on when you pick it up. This remote might be more complex than your PC.
Overall Rating: 4
What's not to like about a device that replaces all your remotes, makes life easier with macros, updates via the Internet, looks cool as hell and has a charging cradle? Well, it's a little expensive, but would you expect something like this to be cheap?