This Futuristic See-Through Fridge Is Finally Going to Be a Real Thing

Haier’s been teasing its Smart Window Refrigerator for a couple of years now, but it will finally hit stores in Europe and Asia next year. It’s a crazy invention. You walk up to the fridge, and motion sensor-powered lights illuminate the inside of the inside which you can see through the translucent door. »9/04/15 12:45pm9/04/15 12:45pm

Breville Grind Control Review: Can Full Auto Satisfy a Coffee Geek?

As much as I love the ritual of my daily manual pour-over, even a coffee geek like me sometimes wishes for an easier method. There are a few great automatic coffee machines out there, but the Breville Grind Control features a built-in burr grinder—an essential device for great coffee. It promises high quality with as… »7/01/15 4:04pm7/01/15 4:04pm

A Tilted Blender Promises To Make Your Smoothies Actually Taste Better

It’s generally assumed that the faster the blades in a blender spin, the better it will work, right? Wrong. Over-blending fruits like strawberries can lead to crushed seeds that make a smoothie taste bitter. So Electrolux’s new tilted blender uses a less powerful motor, combined with an improved design, to actually… »6/24/15 11:23am6/24/15 11:23am

A Humidifying Toaster Ensures Breakfast Isn't a Dried-Out Disappointment

Did you know that you’ve been toasting bread wrong all this time? Well, maybe not wrong, but vastly inferior to how Balmuda’s new humidifying toaster oven can do it. The intelligent appliance ensures your toast comes out not only perfectly browned on both sides, but also still soft and fluffy on the inside. »6/10/15 10:27am6/10/15 10:27am

A Life-Size R2-D2 Mini Fridge That Can Actually Deliver Your Drinks

Jabba the Hutt realized that R2-D2 was better suited to serving drinks on his sail barge than being a sassy sidekick to C-3PO, and apparently Haier Asia’s AQUA brand agrees because come 2016 you’ll actually be able to buy this rechargeable remote control R2-D2 mini fridge that comes to you. »6/03/15 9:21am6/03/15 9:21am

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Mini Fridge: "I'm Thirsty." "I Know."

We don’t exactly know how the science behind freezing cargo, or a person, in carbonite works. But given there’s the word ‘freezing’ in there, we have to assume it gets pretty cold inside that solid block. So what better place could there be for keeping drinks cold at your desk than a carbonite mini fridge? »6/02/15 10:15am6/02/15 10:15am

The Pizza From This Box-Shaped Oven Is Always Hot and Gooey

Usually when you open a pizza box that's been sitting on your kitchen counter for weeks, you're not going to find a fresh, hot slice inside. So maybe it's time to take your local pizza place off your speed dial and start making your own using this compact oven that looks like a pizza box, except that it's not made of… »3/06/15 9:22am3/06/15 9:22am

This Smart Countertop Grill Has All the Chef Skills You Don't

When the microwave was first introduced it seemed like it would be the perfect all-in-one kitchen appliance that made cooking as easy as setting a timer. But rubbery meats, scalding hot beverages, and soggy pizza slices proved otherwise. The Cinder Sensing Cooker, however, could very well be the perfect kitchen… »3/05/15 6:30am3/05/15 6:30am

When You're Not Cleaning, This Self-Standing Vac Is Also an Air Purifier

What do you do with your vacuum in-between visits from your parents? Does it just sit in a utility closet until you need to do a mad-dash cleaning the day before company arrives? That seems like a waste, and Mitsubishi apparently agrees because the company has created a stick vac that does double-duty as an air… »2/11/15 9:52am2/11/15 9:52am

GE's New Sensor Turns Induction Cooktops Into Compact Sous Vide Machines

Revived sometime in the mid-1960s, sous vide is a method of evenly cooking food using an airtight vacuum-sealed plastic bag submerged in a temperature-controlled water bath, and it's become increasingly popular for home use in recent years. But instead of requiring yet another appliance that occupies precious kitchen… »1/20/15 12:00pm1/20/15 12:00pm