Apple doing a remote control for OTHER companies gear?
Yea, what part of that just screams out ... "BS!"
I mean really, this coming out from the same company that refuses to add a blu-ray drive to it's ATV?
Apple isn't going to take all of their design genius and expend it on trying to make other hardware operate better. Just look at scads of different devices that all offer their own jumble of assorted commands that may or may not be accessible via IR.
Lets start with...