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CES 2012: Tablet PC 'makes cup of coffee'

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Tablets may be becoming increasingly popular but some still are concerned about just how extensive their usefulness might be.

Richard Taylor reports from CES in Las Vegas on a piece of software that allows a tablet to control everything from the TV and the heating system right through to boiling a kettle.

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