1. Kevin Robert McDonnell's Avatar
    Hello there.

    I just bought my mum and dad a new media player for the living room.
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...cUvbUpU3387576
    This is a great wee tool for them to watch movies tv shows etc

    Problem is the remote is a bit crap. it can take a mouse but my family would be picky about that.

    Now they have a Samsung G 2 tablet and I was wondering if there was a program or app to install on both devices to control the media player via the tablet. the media device looks so much like the tablet so its just 1 click 2 click if i knew the app to install.

    Can anyone help or any advice please.

    Thank you in advance

    small bit of searching and found this https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...r.client&hl=en but dont think its up to scratch
    01-11-2014 12:32 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! You might consider this: Amazon.com: Motorola Bluetooth Smart Controller for Android - Bluetooth Headset - Retail Packaging - Black: Cell Phones & Accessories. If you pair it with the media device, it might work better as a control. It essentially acts like a touchpad.
    01-11-2014 12:42 PM
  3. Kevin Robert McDonnell's Avatar
    Is that all the advice I can get? no one no any other way. like apple have with there apple tv and iphones?
    01-11-2014 01:57 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    You only posted your initial question 2 hours ago. Give it some time.
    01-11-2014 02:33 PM
  5. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I think either a miracast or Samsung's AllShare might be worth looking into.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    01-11-2014 02:36 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Did a quick Google search, found this: AirPlay/DLNA Receiver. Give it a go.
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    01-11-2014 02:38 PM
  7. xceeder's Avatar
    Hello there.

    I just bought my mum and dad a new media player for the living room.
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...cUvbUpU3387832
    This is a great wee tool for them to watch movies tv shows etc

    Problem is the remote is a bit crap. it can take a mouse but my family would be picky about that.

    Now they have a Samsung G 2 tablet and I was wondering if there was a program or app to install on both devices to control the media player via the tablet. the media device looks so much like the tablet so its just 1 click 2 click if i knew the app to install.

    Can anyone help or any advice please.

    Thank you in advance

    small bit of searching and found this https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...r.client&hl=en but dont think its up to scratch
    There's an app called splashtop search for it in the playstore and see if that's what your looking for....

    sent from my Nexus 7 using tapatalk pro..
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    01-11-2014 03:17 PM
  8. Dviper27's Avatar
    Perhaps there is a program on the Play Store similar to the HTC's remote app
    01-11-2014 05:48 PM

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