Food & Drink (183)
The tablet that makes everything go chop-chop
The Almighty Board is the ultimate digital kitchen sous-chef. It not only serves as a cutting surface, but it also displays recipes, weighs ingredients and lets you know if it has been properly sterilised to avoid any cross-contamination.
Why it matters
This kitchen tablet is probably the dream kitchen tool for amateur chefs. As the tablet market keeps on growing, will we see this type of technology integrated in further household appliances?
17. May 2012
In countries with hot climates, tea and other hot beverages hadn’t been favoured for hydration purposes. However recent surveys show that tea can be just as hydrating as water, and in fact even more so. As a result cafes around Dubai and Abu Dhabi now have special tearooms and tea books for their customers.
A Dortmund-based start-up developed the mobile app ‘frinxx’ that allows users to pay and give away drink vouchers to their friends via their smartphones, even if the friends are not present at the bar themselves! The recipients can then obtain their drinks by showing the received code to the bartender of a participating establishment.