Mike bought a Logitech Harmony universal remote control but it won't work with his Comcast box. Leo suspects it's because his latest box doesn't use IR, only RF (radio). Leo says that Harmony does make an IR to RF extender that would convert it.
Charlie has a Q-See surveillance system and it's too grainy to really see any detail. Does he need to upgrade it to a more high definition system? Maybe an IP based platform? Leo says that Q-See's latest version has built in infrared to light up the dark areas, and chances are, Charlie just needs a better model.
Leo doesn't know of any smartphones that can take decent pictures in low light, much less night shots. The way point and shoots and video cameras handle night shots are with lenses that are sensitive to infrared light. Then on the camera itself there's an infrared lamp that blasts a light out that the sensor on the camera can see, but the human eye cannot. This is what gives those night shots the familiar greenish hue.
There are two reasons why cell phones can't handle night shots well: