Nintendo’s Wii U tablet controller and the death of your TV’s remote control

Wii U Controller -- TV Mode

Wii U Controller -- TV Mode

Turning on an Xbox 360 / PlayStation 3 / Nintendo Wii: Walk to living room, pick up television controller. Turn on television, select input / applicable volume / etc. Put down television controller. Pick up gamepad. Turn on power. Select profile. Five steps. Let’s compare this to Nintendo’s new console, the Wii U. Walk to living room, pick up Wii U tablet controller. Press TV button on controller, power on television, select input / applicable volume / etc., power on console. Select profile. Just three! Read the full story at Engadget.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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