How Induction Cooktops Make Meals with Magnets

It's a disgrace—98 percent of US households still cook food over crude heat like a bunch of cave-dwelling heathens. Well, the 21st century is no place for such pyromantic parlor tricks. We've harnessed the power of electricity, and adapted it for the next wave of culinary hardware—induction ranges. Here's how they can… » 11/06/12 2:40pm 11/06/12 2:40pm

New Induction Cooktops from GE Are the Highest Wattage Ever

Our cooking experience barely goes beyond "Fire. Bad. Keep. Away," but these GE Monogram and Profile induction cooktops have the highest wattage element from an induction cooktop ever. The 3700-watt cookers use magnetic fields to heat up your food, as opposed to gas or electric cookers. Induction cooking's been around… » 9/20/07 1:30pm 9/20/07 1:30pm

Wireless Docking for iPhone, iPod Coming?

In yesterday's patent application Apple filed for its multi-orientation docking station for the iPhone, there was even more tantalizing information: Apple may be preparing wireless docking for its iPhones, iPods and other devices. The technique will use voodoo called induction, and involves hiding coils underneath the… » 2/16/07 9:25am 2/16/07 9:25am