Logitech Harmony 600 Universal Remote Control

Store/Price: Radio Shack: $29.99, Regularly: $79.99 

Your remote control sucks. It's complicated, unsightly, and limited in its functionality. Do something about it this Friday and treat yourself to the Logitech Harmony 600 Universal Remote. The little display shows you the most important functions you need to operating the device you're currently controlling. The coolest part: No need to fumble with device codes—it has one-touch programming.