Did you know there is Starbucks Etiquette? If not, you’re probably breaking the rules. While eHow has a short article explaining the etiquette of ordering, there so much more! People apparently lose all common sense when they smell their newly created Skinny Cinnamon Dolce Latte.
Even if you’re still way too sleepy to see your coffee maker’s buttons, you can still operate and program this coffeemaker just by using your voice. It asks you questions and you respond. For example, say “Set the coffee brewing time” and this smart cookie will prompt you with “Please say the time”. Of course,… Continue reading Talking Coffee Maker Accepts Verbal Commands
I’m the ‘leave the spoon in the cup’ type of person, but only because I feel a need to make sure the contents of my coffee mug or tea cup are properly stirred! Well, no more; technology to the rescue. The self-stirring mug does it at the press of a button on the top of… Continue reading Self-Stirring Lazy Mug
In what I think is a bad move by these independent coffee shops in NYC, they’re shooing their laptop-wielding customers who camp out and buy very little in the way of coffee. Enter Starbucks, who saw an opening and jumped into the conversation saying that their customers can stay as long as they want. See… Continue reading NY indie coffee shops probably driving customers to Starbucks
This past week on GfG, we featured FINIS’s new product – a heart rate monitor for swimmers. Palm have confirmed they will be rolling out the Palm Pre on June 6. We took a look at the upcoming movie, Gamer, which has a different take on gaming in the future. Gmail has even more new… Continue reading GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending May 22, 2009
Here’s another coffee gadget for you caffeine addicts – the Aerobie AeroPress. This ingenious creation allows you to brew fresh coffee into your cup without having to make a big pot or invest in an expensive machine. All you have to do is stick your fresh coffee into the top of the ‘tube’, position it… Continue reading Aerobie Aeropress – hand press coffee maker
No, it’s not an android-like robot, but rather a big automated machine that sits next to a wall with its 13 cylindrical bins of roasted and raw beans. Six bins hold beans just before roasting. The tubes are hooked up via a pneumatic mechanism. When someone orders a cup of joe, the Javabot kicks into… Continue reading The Javabot – Monster machine makes coffee