In 1984, Bang & Olufsen released the
Beosystem 5000, a large component-based stereo system. It shipped with the most
awesome remote control of all time, the
Master Control Panel 5000.
I was seven years old when I saw this thing at my Aunt’s
house and it was just about the coolest thing I’d ever seen.
That bottom silver panel flips open to reveal
even more buttons. It’s totally sick.
Fast forward many years later, and now I finally have one for
myself. Except this time it’s a
free app I downloaded from the
App Store to control our
Sonos music system.
I wonder what this will look like in another 25 years?