Imagine waking up, reaching for the tablet on your nightstand, and turning on your coffee maker from bed. You catch a few more winks before it alerts you that your hot java's ready. If Qualcomm's concept Wi-Fi coffee maker ever goes into production, your mornings may never be quite the same.
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Those fearing the much-talked-about takeover by our future robot overlords need not worry about this teddy bear bot from Fujitsu--unless, of course, it's really a killer automaton disguised as a cute, furry animal. We're pretty sure it's not, though.
Japan-based Fujitsu, which is far better-known for laptops than for fuzzy bear-bots, designed the little guy to provide interaction and comfort to patients at nursing homes, as well as entertainment to much younger crowds.