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A group of engineers who previously worked at Apple and NASA created an $11,111 coffee maker that measures the liquid

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With all the problems we have in this world, this is what they waste time on.

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With all the problems we have in this world, this is what they waste time on.

:/

That was my first thought, too.

However, my second thought was, "I WANT ONE." :laugh:

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But will it brew coffee on the Moon .... :alien:

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Oh look, Apple pricing on a coffee maker!

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Wow, I don't even drink coffee and I want one :p

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With all the problems we have in this world, this is what they waste time on.

:/

I'd like to point out that this is the same kind of a logical fallacy that I often see in the F(L)OSS community.

"Why did he/she/they spend that much time on this <obscure hardware/software project> while they could have been fixing <popular hardware/software>"

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This is horrible. It looks like an operating table from 1960.

operation-table-250x250.jpg

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You pay all that money and have to leave it hidden under a paper bag :s

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That is some damn good coffee! What is the secret?

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That was my first thought, too.

However, my second thought was, "I WANT ONE." :laugh:

me too I drink 5 pots of coffee a day.

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me too I drink 5 pots of coffee a day.

5 pots? Geez :p I don't even come close to a whole cup in the last 20 years (aka: all) of my life so far!

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5 pots? Geez :p I don't even come close to a whole cup in the last 20 years (aka: all) of my life so far!

I NEEEED MY COFFEE..... IF ANYONE TAKES MY COFFEE AWAY THEY FACE MY WRATH!!!

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Hope you drink lots of water there Cat. :s

I love by coffee to but 5 pots? YOu need quality coffee.

That was my first thought, too.

However, my second thought was, "I WANT ONE." :laugh:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzOZ8gezVi4

I swear you will make the best coffee ever when you have quality coffee and filtered or mountain fresh water.

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I wonder if he uses the coffee bean that that animal in South America poops out?

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I think I'll stick with my Mr. Coffee. It does everything I need.

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That's cool too. But I learned from a girlfriend, it's not quantity in life but quality that matters.

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^ You think coffee is going to taste any better brewed in that? :D

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That's cool too. But I learned from a girlfriend, it's not quantity in life but quality that matters.

Like Hum's posts. :shifty:

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Posted Today, 18:18

^ You think coffee is going to taste any better brewed in that? :D

In the syphon coffee maker I posted? Yes. Especially with quality coffee, more of your gourmet coffee where it's 100% without any flavoring. Namely I drink Kona coffee. Then water is important. Regular tap can be ok, depends on where you live. But garranteed that filtered or mountain fresh water is the best for making coffee. The combination of them makes it best.

Seriously you need to try it. Regular drip is fine for everyday though. I do that. Just never foldgers, maxell house, etc..

LOL @ HUM

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Reading up a little on it, it looks like it was designed by people who don't know a single thing about making a good espresso machine. I'm certainly no professional myself but I do have a good espresso machine (Rocket Giotto) and I do know a few people in the industry locally.

They seem to make it sound very purpose built but I assure you this is hopelessly overpriced for what it is. Essentially it's a manual lever machine with Wi-Fi and a QR scanner built in. I certainly hope all their customers like drinking ONLY espressos or perhaps Americanos/Long Blacks because there's no milk steaming function on it either.

Also, I seriously doubt a manual machine with 1 group head has any place in a commercial setting (which is their target group?). Perhaps if you're a really small business that serves 1 person every 10-15 minutes or so. As for consistency? I hope the barista operating it has robotic arms to press out the coffee at the right pressure and speed each and every time. Not to mention, it looks butt ugly as well.

Off topic though, it's good to know more coffee addicts here on Neowin.

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Oh look, Apple pricing on a coffee maker!

The iJava

:ninja:

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A group of engineers who previously worked at Apple and NASA created an $11,111 coffee maker that measures the liquid

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I think I'll stick with my Mr. Coffee. It does everything I need.

I got one too.... 12 cup with programmable thingy.

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about time coffee machines came with "a camera for a QR scanner."

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