Usually red eyes are a bad thing, but in the following case you'll have to think out of the box. Just a few minutes ago a new product was launched that may make controlling your home media devices much easier. Introducing the RedEye. The website description says it best:
"With the RedEye system you can use your iPhone or iPod touch to control your TV, stereo, cable box, DVD player, and many other devices that receive standard (infrared) signals. In other words, no more hunting through your sofa cushions for all those different remotes – all the control you need is right in your pocket." (http://redeyeremote.com/)
Currently, the device is available at a discount for those willing to be beta testers. If you're interested in getting the device at a discount and want to claim bragging rights for being one of the first to have one of these, head on over to http://redeyeremote.com and buy one. Also, don't forget to sign up for the newsletter.