There are plenty of fancy remotes available on the market. If you have a smartphone, you can rely on it to control your devices. Pronto Peel lets you do just that. It comes with with a base that emits signals in a 360-degree radius. You can control up to 8 IR devices with your phone.
The device has a range of 80 feet. It comes with Bluetooth connectivity. Costs under $50 at this time.