vending machine

  • This is Snapchat’s new Spectacles store in New York City

    Snapchat surprised everyone this morning when instead of dropping its Spectacles vending machine in a remote location like the Grand Canyon or Oklahoma, it opened a legitimate storefront in New York City. The store is all white – and contains a sole Bot vending machine, as well as rotating TVs mounted on the wall that show off Spectacles’ 360-degree video capability. The store is… Read More

  • This is what it’s like to buy Spectacles from Snapchat’s vending machine

    This is what it’s like to buy Spectacles from Snapchat’s vending machine

    It’s Spectacle day. Snapchat surprised everyone this morning by deploying a vending machine that sells Spectacles right along the beach in Venice. The machine will only be there for 24 hours, and there are already crazy lines. We got some hands on video from Jameson Detweiler, who actually got to use the machine to buy a pair of spectacles.   Some hands-on footage of actually… Read More

  • Nail Art Machine: Manicure "vending" machine

    As everybody knows, Japan is the land of vending machines. Dozens and dozens of these things are standing right in front of my house in Tokyo, offering everything from drinks, to cup noodles over to fresh rice 24 hours a day. But I’ve never seen or heard of the Nail Art Machine [JP], a machine that (obviously) takes care of your nails – to some extent. Read More

  • Video: Strange Japanese hamburger vending machine

    Everybody knows Japan loves them vending machines. And even though machines selling panties don’t exist over here, you can still find strange models from time to time. Case in point: A hamburger vending machine in Tokyo [JP] that sells one burger at a time because it’s operated manually. Read More

  • Luxury wine vending machine

    It’s not really a secret: Japan loves vending machines. So it’s not really surprising this newest (and quite unique) model is made in Nippon, too: A vending machine that lets you buy luxury wines through a pre-paid card. The machine is supposed to soften the negative effects the current recession has for wine lovers. Read More

  • Hitachi presents biometric-based vending machine

    It’s no secret the Japanese have a penchant for vending machines (even though there are – contrary to popular belief – no machines selling panties in this country). Now Hitachi made one step forward by developing a machine that doesn’t need to be fed with coins or bills anymore. Your finger will be enough. Read More

  • Sony, Universal begin rolling out PoP vending machines

    Frankly, I’m surprised it’s taken this long for such a thing to transpire. I think it’s safe to say that most of us have seen vending machines spewing out electronics at airports and other random establishments for some time, so this bit of news should come as no surprise. Read More

  • Vending Machine Red Is Jawsome

    Those silly clowns at Gizmodo must be sniffing too many panties. Uncovered is a video of Japan’s jawesomest superhero, Vending Machine Red! He reads! He scares pigeons! He makes no sense! Just what I’d expect from the minds of the people who brought us this game. Vending Machine Red [Gizmodo] Read More