Tablets may be becoming increasingly popular but some still are concerned about just how extensive their usefulness might be.
Richard Taylor reports from CES in Las Vegas on a piece of software that allows a tablet to control everything from the TV and the heating system right through to boiling a kettle.
See more from CES 2012
The big trends of CES 2012
Dual view TV and Kinect 3D scanning
The solar powered laptop for the developing world
The tablet PC that makes a cup of coffee
Headphones 'made to fit in five minutes'
The tablet served up for cooks
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