Walking the floor at the Consumer Electronics Show, you don't see many PCs: Everyone is using tablets. With all the Web just an uttered sentence or touchscreen away, PCs just aren't portable enough, which is why the focus at CES is on devices you'll hold in your hand or control via remote.
Massachusetts-based iRobot makes the Roomba, the stylish robotic disk that goes scurrying around floors sucking up dirt without human guidance. It also makes some really cool robots for the armed services. And there's something else it does -- beats the stuffing out of Wall Street's profit targets.