Tag: kitchen tech

Making your own baby food just went from crunchy to swanky

I’m not sure the new Rose Gold Beaba Babycook will make your homemade baby food taste more expensive, but it’s certainly very easy on the eyes. Let’s just say this new, limited edition baby food maker will let you steam and blend in style. It’s no surprise Beaba Babycook is so popular with parents (including us), because it really does make preparing homemade baby food so much easier. And wow, it’s certainly come a long way since we featured it 9 years ago, because now that they’ve added this new Rose Gold Babycook to the mix, they’ve made cooking up...

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A handy guide to the Instant Pot buttons. It’s okay, we need it too.

Like so many other folks out there, we’re obsessed with The Instant Pot, a hot, new kitchen gadget you might have discovered here on Cool Mom Tech. (And if not, hey, it’s okay, we forgive you. Ha). Recently, our food editor Stacie Billis put together a quick, handy guide to the Instant Pot buttons, which can make cooking your favorite Instant Pot recipes a whole lot easier, and well, more successful. If you’re just opening your new Instant Pot box this week, or you’ve had it for awhile and want a handy cheat sheet so don’t have to do...

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Web Coolness: Instagram albums, women in STEM art prints, and why you should skip email in the morning

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   We are loving these awesome women in STEM art prints. Room service robots! Why you should skip reading email in the morning. (But oof, tough habit to break for some of us) In case you missed the Women of NASA LEGO set that’s been blowing up the Internet. This adorable 3rd grader is in the National Google Doodle competition, and he wants your vote. If your favorite kitchen gadget is the Instant Pot, you’ll want...

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The Instant Pot: What’s all the hype about this hot kitchen gadget?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about The Instant Pot. It even recently got coverage on NPR. (We knew you when, Instant Pot). But a lot of people don’t really know exactly what it does, and if they really truly need it in their kitchen. The TL;DR? It’s a bunch of your favorite kitchen gadgets, all in one. That means it takes the place of a pressure cooker, a rice cooker, a slow cooker… the list goes on. You can even sauté in it, which as you can guess, cuts out a whole lot of stovetop...

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Web Coolness: Cool holiday tech gifts, email inbox anxiety, and big Netflix news!

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Some of the coolest gifts for tween boys (that girls will love too). Those sneakers! This is not a drill. You can now download your Netflix favorite shows and watch them whenever you want, no WiFi required. A fascinating piece about online friendships. Easier to make, but also shallower. Here’s what to delete off your phone to get more space back. A holiday tech gift for kids that you might want to keep for yourself....

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Teasmade: An alarm clock that brews your tea. Jolly good!

Why should coffee lovers have all the fun, with their alarm clocks brewing fancy coffee for them in the morning? Well, tea lovers, this is your moment, because the classic British brand Swan Teasmade tea-brewing alarm clock has been upgraded for 2016, and is now available stateside. Related: 6 cool alarm clocks to help get you (and your kids) up in the morning All you need to do is set the alarm, and pop in your favorite teabag and water. Then, at your chosen time, the water will boil (yes boil, so keep it away from kids), with a large...

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Web Coolness: BB-8 Halloween pumpkin, a hot instant camera, and saving drafts on Instagram. Whoo!

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   A BB-8 Halloween pumpkin! These Note7 stories are freaking us out. This one blew up a MacBook. Cool jewelry for geeky kids. Here’s the low down on Allo, the new Google messaging app. The new Grammar Snob app that’s exciting grammar police everywhere.   We’ve never seen an instant camera like this! And just a few days left to get in on their Kickstarter campaign. A very cool gadget that fries your food without the oil....

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Web Coolness: Best organizational apps for parents, iOS 10 tips, and the Toasteroid.

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Oh, just a gadget that toasts the weather, or emoji, or pretty much anything else, on your bread. We’re very excited about the new Goldieblox YouTube channel, which will feature videos teaches girls how to hack their toys. A long, but fascinating read about how the news, gossip, and image overload is rendering us information addicts. California just passed a huge school cyber bullying law. 14 of the best organizational apps for parents.   Love this geeky...

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Web Coolness: Pizza delivery by drones, the Toasteroid, and tattoos that are actually wearable controllers

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   These tattoos are actually wearable controllers. Hello, future. Pizza delivery by drones! Do you read Terms of Service contracts? You’ve got to see this experiment. Big privacy concerns with upcoming changes to WhatsApp. Why yes, there is an app controlled smart image toaster. And it’s called Toasteroid.   You can now play Solitaire and Tic-Tac-Toe right in Google. So many llama laptop covers and iPhone cases we can’t pick a favorite. A new gadget that...

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Amazon Dash Replenishment Service means you’ll never run out of coffee again

The Amazon Dash service has come a long way since we first featured it two years ago when it was just a cool gadget that connected you to your Amazon shopping cart via WIFI. Since then, Amazon added Dash Button, which are little gadgets that live on your washing machine or dishwasher, and allow you to order supplies like laundry detergent with just one click. But most recently, they’ve launched Amazon Dash Replenishment Service (DRS), which is a fully integrated system connecting your smart gadgets to Amazon, so when you run out of something, it automatically orders it for you. No...

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