i-Got-it Corp. (http://www.i-got-it.com) has launched the US$69.95 i-Got-Control, a plug-and-play accessory that turns an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into a universal remote, allowing the user to control virtually any infrared device — TVs, stereo systems and more — at home or on the go.

It boasts a database of more than 40,000 IR codes for consumer electronic devices worldwide, the i-Got-Control accessory and its associated app support a nearly unlimited number of IR electronics worldwide. With i-Got-Control’s built-in IR library, users can connect, select and control their A/V components with no Wi-Fi network, wires or batteries needed, says Doug Schwartz, president of i-Got-it.com.

To user you download the free i-Got-Control application at the Apple App Stores and connect the compact accessory to a device running iPhone OS 3.0 or higher. Launch the i-Got-Control application and select the devices to control via pre-defined, user-friendly screens. Last, choose the make and model of the IR devices and save the settings.