Touchscreen Computer-Controlled Coffee Machine Provides Spit-Free Drinks

This computer-controlled coffee machine created by Reko Maenpaa is the king of tech in coffee technology, creating a cup of joe in under 30 seconds while sporting a 8" touchscreen and the innards of a PC. Outfitted with an Intel 500 MHz Pentium 3 processor, ATX motherboad and a GeForce MX 440 graphics card, the coffee… » 11/24/08 10:45pm 11/24/08 10:45pm

Cappuccino Cam Lets You Obsessively Eyeball Baristas' Every Move

I try to stick with coffee joints I know and trust, so I don't really have to worry about what's going on behind the bar (I hope), but the gawker in me still likes the idea of a camera trained on the barista's hands, brashly laying bare their every move for scrutiny. (And it's not like I have anything else to do while… » 1/16/08 9:20am 1/16/08 9:20am

Porsche-designed Nespresso Machine Empties Your Wallet Faster

In case that Swarovski espresso machine was too gaudy for your tastes, Nespresso has teamed up with Porsche Design to bring you this piece of kitchen gadgetry. The Nespresso Siemens by Porsche Design lets you play barista by serving up cups of espresso, cappuccino, and macchiato. Unfortunately, though it carries the… » 5/30/07 2:00pm 5/30/07 2:00pm

Mind-reading Coffee Machine Keeps You Addicted to the Bean

I'm a big coffee drinker, so the thought of owning a coffee machine that can read my mind both scares and intrigues me. Developed by the crew at JL Hufford, the "super automatic coffee machine" will be able to learn your coffee-drinking patterns so any time you crave a cup of joe, it'll have your favorite drink… » 4/25/07 11:20am 4/25/07 11:20am