The Sydney Morning Herald reports on an unconventional text messaging application (ie what your future is going to look like):
Japanese technology can link a kettle to a mobile phone, so every time an elderly person boils water for their morning cup of tea a message is sent to a family member letting them know their relative is up and well.
Say that again?
"So without any invasion at all of a person's space or dignity, you are able to know that that person is alive and having a cup of tea or whatever the case may be," Mr O'Neill told AAP.
Read more @ The Sydney Morning Herald.