Samsung now offers a new app that allows you to use your Samsung Galaxy S smartphone and Galaxy Tab as a TV remote in lieu of the traditional TV remote. The TV app uses Wi-Fi to connect with the TV. Here is more info on this new Android app from Samsung:
? You can use the remote's on-screen QWERTY keyboard to input necessary information for TV functions, control settings and Samsung Apps on the TV ? A 4-way directional pad makes it easier to navigate apps ? The application is compatible with a broad variety of 2010 models, including the LED C6500 series and higher, the LCD C650 series and higher, and the Plasma C6500 series and higher. It will also support select 2011 smart TVs.
The Samsung TV remote app for Galaxy S smartphones and Galaxy Tabs is available through the Android Marketplace today.