Plume raises $300M as it passes 1.2B devices in 35M homes using its smart Wi-Fi service

Plume — a communications startup that partners with carriers to provide smart mesh Wi-Fi to improve broadband connectivity in homes, and then offers other smart home services on top of that netw

Hopsy debuts a countertop beer tap designed by the makers of Nespresso

Bay Area-based (where else?) craft beer delivery service Hopsy has employed KRUPS, the German appliance maker behind the Nespresso, to create a countertop beer tap device for the home. The company has

This Sexy Coffee Gadget Probably Won’t Ever Exist

What is it? A laser cutter? A mod photo enlarger? A microscope? A tattoo remover? Nope, it's a coffee maker, but an extremely svelte coffee maker. In fact, I imagine this little <a href="

Review: Pod coffee makers and you

In lieu of a stand-alone review of all of the pod coffee makers I’ve been reviewing this year I’m going to offer a quick head to head of the two major competing systems in the U.S., Tassim

IFA 2008 Missing The Point Award In the Home Appliances section of IFA 2008 are dozens of brands of coffee makers, most doling out freshly brewed joe to bleary-eyed conventioneers.  The video