Intel Clover Trail. Sounds like a JJ Abrams movie about camping, right? But Clover Trail is actually the next generation Intel Atom chip that'll power both Windows 8 tablets and laptops. Which means you'll probably run into this chip pretty darn soon, so get familiar.
The Clover was a nerd's way to make coffee. Every parameter precisely, digitally controlled, for the most of tweaky of experimentation—or you can make the exact same cup over and over. Then Starbucks bought the company.
You probably brew coffee, like most people, the most insipid way possible: Using a Mr. Coffee that you fill with pre-ground coffee from the supermarket. There's a million other ways to make coffee, and they're all better. Updated.
People love coffee, I get it. But spending $11,000 on a machine that produces one cup of "heavenly" coffee at a time is just plain stupid. It pours water over a bean, people. The device was developed by Clover for cafe owners looking to charge a premium (like $22 apparently) for a 12oz cup of coffee. The machine works…