We discuss several options for using your iPad as a TV controller.
Comcast Xfinity App
Griffin Beacon
LG TV Remote App
Logitech Harmony Link
Peel App
pocket Blu App
TiVo IPad App
Toshiba Media Guide
 
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LG TV Remote App

Some TV manufacturers require the use of their own proprietary apps in order to operate their specific televisions, but all of those that we found—for the Samsung, LG and Panasonic brands, some exclusive to the iPad—are free, which makes perfect sense: You already paid a pretty penny for the latest in high-tech IPTVs, they want you to make the most of it, say “wow” a lot, and brag about it to your friends.

The drawback to these free apps is that they only control the TV itself, not the cable box or AV receiver.

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