When you don't have any friends and your robot has been locked up for "juicing granny," there's always the Wellness Navigator ready to give it to you straight. The NTT DoCoMo / Mitsubishi device is said to include a pedometer and pulse rate monitor while measuring such social taboos as bad breath and body fat content. We assume it makes phone calls too. No pricing or availability yet, but we're pretty sure it will ship with a free subscription to Cosmo and a one-week "starter pack" of diet pills.

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