China seems to be like 1950's Japan - some signs of innovation and quality, but mostly tin toys.
Desktop real estate? How about a laptop with support for only a single display?
You need to provide a citation to back up your claim, I don't believe it except for specific cases (e.g. CAD or DTP). How do multiple screens help productivity for a typical user who does email, or word processing, or spreadsheet, or even web browsing (where a multiple document interface is near ubiquitous).
My Breville Youbrew (I have no affiliation...) does that, too. The amount is variable from a small cup through a full pot. Strength is adjustable. No extra waste if you use the gold foil basket. Plus, it will grind fresh beans immediately before brewing. So, the only incremental costs are coffee beans, water and electricity.
And, if you just want hot water, or want to fill the basket with something other than ground beans from the hopper, you can do that, too.
All easily done by pushing a few buttons.
The Radius Pivot let you switch on the fly, in the early 1990's.