Rather than build a robot from scratch, startup TovBot built the Shimi to leverage the brainpower of an Android device or iPhone 5. The one-foot robot can create custom playlists based on your habits, requests, even your mood. Unfortunately, the early version we saw could only rock out to Coldplay.
CES 2013: Smartphone-Powered Robot Is The Soundtrack Of Your Life
A buddy that makes playlists for you.