Not every great idea in tech has to be capable of several teraflops of computing power. Sometimes they just need a wind-up motor and a clearly useful function.

The Stirio is exactly that product.

This amazing product costs just €60, but can automatically stir a pot of food unassisted for up to 45 minutes. It can tackle anything - heavy chillis or light broths, has two stirring speeds, adjusts to fit even large pots and can be taken apart to wash in the dishwasher.

It also runs on rechargeable batteries (charger included)

If you're feeling enthusiastic, you might call it the most useful kitchen robot yet invented. You have to admit it's more useful than Cheeseoid, or this robot which immolated itself.

(Hat-tip Gizmodo)

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