Tachikoma is the name of this blue little robot from the Japanese Bandai company. It will not only look cool on your desk, it can be quite helpful too.
After having connected the four-legged robot to your computer’s USB port, Tachikoma will be able to help you read emails, create and process applications and allow you to play mini games.
Here’s a short video clip of the robot in action:
The Bandai Tachikoma Robot ($202) is available from GeekStuff4U.com. (Update: Link removed because the website no longer exists.)