Mat Honan and matt buchanan speak a completely different language when talking about coffee. They banter about extraction and PH and C02 levels. They brew coffee with specially calibrated Japanese doodads, weighing both beans and water with coke-dealer accuracy.
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.
Japanese firm Hario just came up with this rather beautiful new speaker system, dubbed Harion. So far, so groovy. It's made of heat-resistant glass (the first to be like it, according to Hario) and the woofer, two tweeters and two mid-range speakers proved so complex to create that it took a small army of companies—23…