It can do more than you can imagine! If you have a weak imagination!
"There's a problem," said the boss. "It turns out there's not a big enough market for a device that phonically spells out how you say Uma Thurman's first name."
The room gasped.
"I know, I know," said the boss. "This has taken me by surprise too. But, c'mon! We can't dwell on it now. We have to add to it. Seriously. Any features you want, they're going in."
"What if you could show it clouds, and it could interpret what those clouds were shaped like?" suggested Brad.
"That's good," said the boss. "But we need more."
"Two words: can opener." said Marvin.
"That's good, too," said the boss.
"Mow the lawn?" suggested Ann.
"Great," said the boss.
"It could teach us what love is?" Phil said, timidly.
"Sure thing, Phil!" said the boss.
"Make a better world simply by existing?" said Lisa.
"Got it! Keep em coming!" said the boss.
By the end of the meeting, the Ooma was set to do all of the above, and additionally: cure diseases, cook dinner, give you shoulder to cry on, make the perfect guacamole, teach you to live a little bit, fix your glasses, and make it feel like you weren't drinking alone. The boss took these ideas to the engineers.
"That sounds pretty complicated, and by complicated, we mean impossible" said the engineers. "What if we did a weird internet phone system?"
"Perfect," said the boss.