Yes, we have remote controls the size of candy bars and smartphones to control nearly any entertainment or informational task, but I'm in love with this huge sit-down living room control console, with its floating orb speakers, movie projector and "3D screen" system, and auto-darkening window wall panels, as showcased by Walter Kronkite back in 1967.
Other visions of the future from way back when:
Apple's view of the future from the 1990's
AT&T Archives: Seeing the Digital Future (1961)
The Town and the Telephone - 1950's Bell Telephone System