Inventor-engineer Alan Adler is the man behind the record-setting Aerobie Flying Ring and the widely beloved AeroPress coffee maker. In this profile by filmmaker David Friedman, Adler tells the stories behind his superior designs— and man, is he ever charming*. I defy you to watch this and not fall in love with the…
If you've ever used an Aeropress, you'll know that they're a wonderful example of good design: simple, easy to use, nice-looking—oh, and they make killer coffee, too. This is how the device came to be.
If you make your coffee using an AeroPress, you probably are a little more particular about what you're drinking. And now there's an iPhone app to help you out with the brewing process.
Friend-of-Gizmodo Tonx.org has a cute little comic today bemoaning Keurig K-Cups—the little coffee pods designed to brew single servings of coffee. They're convenient, but they're ridiculously overpriced, and don't make very good coffee. You can do better.
Good coffee is easier to get a hold of than ever, and it's not so crazy anymore to obsess over every cup. Here's some gifts for certified coffee dorks, or the coffee curious, ready to ditch Starbucks for something better.