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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
German eco-preneur Andreas Froese has killed two birds with one stone by finding a way to construct buildings from old PET bottles in Honduras’s economically weak areas. Instead of polluting the environment, the bottles are now giving disadvantaged families a safe roof over their heads.
VDS Wines has created a smartphone application that allows customers to access more content about the wine they are drinking or considering buying. Simply point the phone camera at a bottle and it displays information through an augmented reality interface. Using the phone’s GPS, it can also identify the closest location where you can find the wine. The app also provides information about the wines of the region and let’s you send questions to a sommelier.