Now You Don't Even Have to Boil Water to Make Perfect Pasta

Even those completely unskilled in the kitchen can manage to successfully boil a pot of water and make pasta. But Barilla doesn't want to stop there, it wants even those who can barely differentiate between a stove and a fridge to be able to make spaghetti, and so has created a new line of pastas called Pronto that… » 3/26/15 12:20pm 3/26/15 12:20pm

Peek Hawks Pronto Messenger With Lifetime Subscription for $300

It is literally impossible to keep track of all new, increasingly complex deals that Peek throws our way, but this one is simple enough: One Peek Pronto, plus n months of service, for $300. » 9/28/09 3:05pm 9/28/09 3:05pm

Peek Pronto: Peek Goes Push for $80

The heavily rumored Peek Pronto has become official. The successor to the $50, one-trick-pony Peek emailer, the $80 Pronto promises full push email for up to five email accounts. » 3/24/09 7:53am 3/24/09 7:53am

The One Second Condom

Do you lose your "happiness" thanks to your inability to apply a condom quickly? Here comes the Pronto Condom, a prophylactic with built-in applicator that allows you to apply a condom in about a second. The condoms, which go on sale in South Africa, are marketed towards people who don't normally use condoms because… » 11/06/06 8:30pm 11/06/06 8:30pm

CEDIA 2006: Hands-On With the Philips Pronto TSU9600

Here it is, in all its glory. The Philips Pronto TSU9600. I don't want to be hateful and pessimistic, but after how much the Logitech Harmony 1000 impressed me yesterday, I doubt the Pronto will be able to top that. Also note, the picture above is not the actual size of the Pronto. It is an oversized functional model… » 9/15/06 3:44pm 9/15/06 3:44pm

Philips TSU9600 Pronto Professional is the Mega Remote


Philips's latest Pronto is a bit like Hulk Hogan, big, beefy, and shiny on top. Instead of 24 inch pythons, it has a 640 by 480 pixel touchscreen that's only 3.7-inches big. That's a whole lotta pixels per square inch, meaning the screen is going to be sharp as heck. The controller can link wave files to each button,… » 8/29/06 2:12am 8/29/06 2:12am