This time a Sony Android tablet was given to the Pope Benedict XVI himself, for the holy task of lighting up the world's largest Christmas tree setup, which is located in Gubbio, Italy.
The tree consists of hundreds of trees growing on the slopes of Mount Ingino, decorated with miles of Christmas lighting. It spans on 130 000 meters square, with a giant comet on the top of the mountain taking a thousand of those in itself. From the press release:
The tree is illuminated every year on 7 December, during a traditional celebration attended by representatives of the world of culture, show business and politics. Benedict XVI will activate the illumination from his apartments in the Vatican Apostolic Palace. He will touch the screen of a Sony "Tablet" with an "Android" operating system which, via the Internet, will transmit the command to switch on the electric current to the tree.
The Vatican press release doesn't specify if it was a Sony Tablet S, but putting "Tablet" and "Android" in quotes smells Android rookie to us, we've seen the Pope play with an iPad before to send his first tweet.
source: News.va via Pocket-lint