According to a recent survey by Gartner Inc., most consumers are using their tablets at home, in the living room, using them to check email and social networks, read the news and play games. Now Sony wants your tablet to control your home entertainment system. Due out on Sept. 7, the Android tablet comes preloaded with a universal remote control app that allows you to control your TV and cable box right from the device. It’s a feature that was first introduced on the Sony Tablet S, but the app now supports multiple devices, including Blu-ray players and audio equipment, from most brands. Read the full story at All Things D.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.