Tag: Technology

This Woman Went on an All Emoji Diet for a Week

August 30, 2014 // 1:55 pm

Admit it, we communicate more through emojis than we do with actual text messages. Although there’s nearly an emoji for every feeling, there’s only about 59 foods represented in emoji form. Frankly, it’s a little insulting that we don’t have a plethora of pixel based representations of America’s favorite…

New Foodmento App is Basically Yelp Mixed With Instagram

August 23, 2014 // 1:55 pm

Another day, another food app to distract diners from enjoying a hot meal. The latest smartphone app to hit the market, Foodmento, is described as “a hybrid between Foursquare/Yelp and the #foodporn hashtag on Instagram”. Confused? Let us elaborate.

Basically, this app can be used to search for…

This Gadget Charges your Electronic Devices While Boiling Water

August 5, 2014 // 3:25 pm

 

Roughing it in the woods is tough when you’re addicted to your mobile device. The whole time you’re just counting down your battery, figuring out what apps to close, and writing out that last Instagram caption before your battery dies down. You think about it so much, you…

3D Printer Uses Mayo to Create Burger Selfies

July 29, 2014 // 2:54 pm

Hellmann’s, a mayonnaise brand, recently launched a campaign for their products. The company posed the question: What if your burgers were a blank canvas? Setting out to answer that burning question, the brand used a 3D printer nestled inside a burger truck. The truck took photos of customers via…

Fast-er Food: McDonalds Testing Order Ahead App

June 28, 2014 // 2:00 pm

Last September we reported that McDonalds had started testing a mobile payment app which must have gone well since the fast food giant has expanded the pilot program to 22 locations in Columbus, Georgia.

Other chains, such as Chipotle and Starbucks, have been successfully using this concept for…

This $199 Smart Cup Knows What You’re Drinking

June 14, 2014 // 4:55 pm

Have you ever poured yourself a beverage and thought to yourself, “I wonder just how much sugar and other crap I’m drinking”? Well, you could take five seconds and read the nutrition label but ain’t no body got time fo’ that, enter Vessyl.

Created by a biomedical student this…

Hypoallergenic Peanuts Are The Future

June 14, 2014 // 12:16 pm

As a kid no one I knew had a peanut allergy, now it’s one of the leading food allergies among adults and children. You would think it’d be easy to avoid eating anything with peanuts, aka peanut butter, straight up peanuts, etc., but those pesky little legumes can hide…

Panera to Roll Out Mobile Ordering and Self Order Kiosks in 2016

May 10, 2014 // 2:25 pm

No longer will you have to wait 20 minutes in line for your “you-pick-two” meal. Forget being on hold forever and a day trying to order your favorite Fuji Apple Chicken salad. The revolution is coming and thy name is kiosks.

In an attempt to fix their well-known speed…

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