Use your mobile as TV remote control

This is a great idea - send an SMS - which tells a satellite service which programme to  transmit - no more schedules!

Bridgeit: Using Mobile Technology to Improve Educational Opportunities - Shareideas

Whereas we might think of a large store of DVDs with content or even to stream content from a server - this really simplifies the equipment needed - a phone, a satellite dish and a TV.

I love simple ideas!