Tom Baker reading out text messages was a genius idea. Having a roboticised version of a cult figure reading out silly haikus to random numbers from the phone book was so much fun.
So its not surprising that we now see other celebrity voice-derived products.
http://voco.uk.com/ have possibly the best yet. Stephen Fry coaxing you gently from slumber in his finests Jeeves and Wooster tones.
Who else can step forward and be immortalised in tacky gadgetry?
Answers on a postcard…