Anki's first foray into consumer AI toys was Anki Drive (later Overdrive), and earlier this year the company announced a new AI product. It's a robot called Cozmo, and it's available today. Unlike some of the other consumer robots, Cozmo doesn't pretend to be a personal assistant or household helper. It's a toy, but a smart toy with personality.

Cozmo is small enough to fit in your hand—it looks a bit like Wall-E if he was a forklift instead of a trash compactor. Cozmo can learn faces, and the more you interact with him, the smarter he becomes. The screen on the front serves as Cozmo's face, and it can display hundreds of facial expressions. Anki points out Cozmo has more processing power than all the Mars rovers combined. Although, I don't know that's a fair comparison; Cozmo's CPU would be fried by radiation on Mars.

You'll need an Android (or iOS) device to pair with Cozmo. He comes with a charging dock and three interactive "power cubes," or as they are better known, blocks. You can order Cozmo from Anki, Amazon, Best Buy, Toys R Us, and more. Not all the listings are live or showing as in-stock, but they should update throughout the day.