Astranis emerges from stealth with a new satellite technology for connecting the world

There’s a new entrant in the race to provide internet connectivity to the roughly four billion humans on the wrong side of the world’s digital divide. Launching from stealth today with a f

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

It’s been a fascinating couple of years for high tech sneaker heads, between self-lacing Nikes and Adidas’ experiments with 3D printed midsoles and biodegradable yarn. Asics isn’t generally utte

Greg Mark of Markforged talks about putting metal into the microwave

When a guy like Greg Mark emails it pays to reply. Mark, who is the eccentric and excitable founder of Markforged, a 3D printer systems that spits out ready-made carbon fiber and metal products, is al

CastOven: TV on a microwave? Why not!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/castoven-youtube-microwave1.jpg">Say you're making popcorn but you hate watching the bag expand in the oven as it cooks and you hate it w

Castoven: Microwave with built-in YouTube player (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/castoven_2-620x339.png" /> Two researchers from Japan's <a href="http://www.keio.ac.jp/">Keio University</a> (which yours truly attended

Video: Heinz Beanzawave in action

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/heinz.jpg" alt="" />Introduced last month in the UK, the Beanzawave is inching closer to a retail launch or is it? It appears that consumer d

Now we’re cookin’ with…ceramic

Microwave cookology keeps getting better and better. Back in the day, one would just throw whatever in the box and nuke it ‘till done. Problem with that was that many meals turned out soggy and unev

Video: What happens when you put a cellphone in the microwave?

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iWave Cube: the littlest microwave that could

A microwave is a bachelor or college student’s best friend. Let’s be honest here. Does anyone really like to cook? Yeah, I didn’t think so. Living in tight quarters like most apartme

Good Idea, Bad Idea: iPod in a Microwave Edition

It’s approximately 134 degrees outside and that got me thinking: what if you put an iPod nano in the microwave? Work with me here, people. Well if you did, it’d look something like this, n

WaveBox: Portable Microwave Kicks Ass

In early July, as you’re camped out for Transformers (you know who you are), you’ll want to take this WaveBox with you. It’s a microwave oven that draws its power from your mom&#8217

We Now Bow to Our Microwave Emitting Overlords

Holy cow, we’re now just one flying car away from being Jetsons! Lookee here, a microwave oven you can talk to! Not just for shut-ins or Blake Robinsons, the new Daewoo TV-dinner cooker is voice