There are sure a lot of specialty coffee makers and cappuccino machines out there that offer full automation to coffee drinkers. Well for you guys who prefer tea, the IQ Innovations 51552 Fine T 4-Cup Gourmet Tea Machine that offers a fully programmable system. This Hi-Tech tea brewer can handle any type of loose tea and automatically controls brewing time and water temperature. The Gourmet Tea Machine also features a hot plate with seven settings for up to 30 minutes, auto shut off, and a removable infusion basket and filter. $350 from Amazon.