I'm hungry. And lazy. And that sandwich/bowl of popcorn aren't going to make themselves. Or are they? With James and Rosie in my kitchen, they will. Just very, very slowly.
Him: a warrior-slave from a forbidden planet. Her: a servant girl from a decent upper-middle class space home. And while their parts may break down from time to time, their love is eternal.
Apple may not have responded to Microsoft with a surface clone, but another company is stepping up to the plate for them. Home A/V company Savant has announced their new ROSIE coffee table, a 40-inch touchscreen Apple computer in a form reminiscent of Microsoft's Surface.
Short of having the real Rosie the Robot Maid in your house, this Linux-based Rosie whole-house control system might just be the easiest to program yet. Its makers at Savant Systems say they're developing the open-architecture multi-room lighting and audio/video control system to be configured in a hundredth of the…