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REMOTE CONTROL FOR MY TV - WHEN WERE THEY INVENTED?

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REMOTE CONTROL FOR MY TV - WHEN WERE THEY INVENTED?

My 7 year old niece Ellie was bemoaning the fact that the family telly only had one remote control and isn’t it a pity that she couldn’t switch channels using her ‘tablet’ !@£$.     There then followed a “kids of today speech” where both nephew & niece were astounded that tellies were black and white, had an 18-inch screen only three channels and no such thing as a remote control back when I was their age.  This little dialogue got me thinking and so led to this blog entry on the subject of remote control in general as well as remote...

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