Rather than Orwell's vision of the future
, this idea reminds me more of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World
, and how the people praised "our Ford"
"Honey, I'm home!"
"Why so early, dear?"
"Well, I plotted out a quicker route with the radio traffic report and the GPS, video conferenced with some people across town instead of driving over for a meeting, and managed to fend off the mutants with my ray gun."
And the person who spoke last would be right - it would all be thanks to Sony's fine electronics. Everything* would be thanks to Sony.
*The kind that encompasses all things, not the kind you're reading right now.