Cup Holders Prove that Even the Simplest Tech Can Take Forever to Catch On

You would never buy a car without cup holders like you'd never buy a car without seat belts. A secure place to store your scalding coffee so you can concentrate on driving and put both hands on the wheel isn't a convenience—it's a safety feature. And it wasn't even standard on cars until the 1980's. » 2/22/13 1:20pm 2/22/13 1:20pm

Peltier USB Can Cooler/Heater is a Cup Holder Too

The Peltier USB Can Cooler/Heater will make drinks frosty or toasty, and hold onto them as well. You would think this feature would come standard, but sadly very few are actually functional cup holders. We've seen precarious tray designs, a fridge mock-up (which, while it does technically hold your drink, doesn't… » 7/12/07 10:09am 7/12/07 10:09am

Trinity DS-CHFMT iPod Cupholder Dock

If you're not too bothered by the idea of an iPod transmitting its signal into your car stereo via staticy-sounding and hissy FM, Trinity has devised its DS-CHFMT dock, formed in a shape that fits into almost any cupholder. Hey, looky there—it conveniently positions the iPod's controls at your fingertips. All you have… » 12/27/06 11:32am 12/27/06 11:32am