Archive for the ‘Coffee Machine Accessories’ Category

Avoid cold coffee with one simple tip

October 16th, 2015 by

If you’re a coffee drinker, you’ll know that there’s nothing quite as frustrating as a lukewarm cuppa. Whether you’re ordering a latte at the café, or brewing your own a home, you’ll want to get the temperature just right to really enjoy your drink. source: Damianosullivan on Wikimedia Commons To avoid the horror of a lukewarm flat white, all too many of us have ordered an “extra hot” ... Read more

All things coffee!

September 14th, 2015 by

Here at Appliances Online, we understand how much ‘coffee love’ is here in Australia, so we have made sure that our coffee-loving customers are kept happy with a wide range of coffee machines. From automatic coffee machines... [caption id="attachment_33493" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Jura 13748 IMPRESSA Z9 Coffee Machine[/caption] manual ones. [caption id="attachment_33498" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Sunbeam Espresso Machine & Grinder PU6910[/caption] There is also a wide range of Nespresso coffee machines... [caption ... Read more

How to make Cold Brew Coffee

August 4th, 2015 by

Cold brew coffee is one of those things that people like to tell you they knew about before it was cool. Geddit? Cool? Forget it... source: Dennis Tang on Flickr I wasn’t one of those people – when I first heard about cold brew coffee a few months ago, its street cred had already been well-established. Now that cold brew has become available from behind the counters of international ... Read more

What does your coffee say about you?

November 2nd, 2012 by

Long black, cappuccino, decaf soy latte … it seems as though there everyone has their favourite cafe and preferred brew. But what does the type of coffee you choose say about you? And do you judge others on their choice? The Appliances Online team consider themselves to be excellent judges of character, so we're here to let you know what message you're portraying by drinking the coffee you ... Read more

How coffee at home can solve a country’s welfare problem

July 20th, 2012 by

In a bid to cut household costs, a New Zealand columnist has recently made the switch from cups at the coffee-shop to brewing at home. Charged by caffeine, he had an epiphany: coffee at home can solve his nation's welfare problem. In the hilariously satirical column Bill Ralston describes how and why his wife decided their very frequent trips to the coffee shop down the road must come ... Read more

From flat white to flatstick: Fiat launches built-in coffee machine car

July 18th, 2012 by

On the road and busting for a brew? Fiat's got you covered. The Italian car maker is giving punters worldwide another reason to buzz around in the 500L, a built-in Lavazza-branded coffee machine nestled next to the gear stick for coffee on the go. (And you thought texting while driving was bad...) The Lavazza ‘Coffee Experience’ kit includes cups, a spoon holder and a sugar dispenser. It sits between ... Read more

Robotic barista takes SMS coffee orders (video)

May 16th, 2012 by

You had better get their number sooner than later, because the cute barista at your favourite coffee shop could have a bit of smart competition on the way: a robotic coffee machine that takes orders by texts. Textpresso is a Jura espresso maker that has been adapted with a robotic arm and cloud-texting software to be able to receive a SMS and deliver a pre-programmed coffee. Since reporting ... Read more

Nespresso spills the new beans, two tonnes of stolen coffee found

April 13th, 2012 by

$70,000 worth of coffee, five coffee machines  and a van have been recovered after having been stolen earlier this week. News of the heist spread globally within hours and the police believe that when the thieves realised this they ditched the van and fled. The police were alerted by a local person who saw the abandoned van and compared it to the image in the paper on a ... Read more

Thieves steal tonnes of coffee and the perks of caffeine inspired exercise

April 11th, 2012 by

How many cups of Viennese coffee will two tonnes of coffee make? That's the likely question on two thieves' minds today, in Vienna. Holy cappuccino, hold the milk! Two thieves have nicked off with two tonnes of coffee in the Austrian capital Vienna. Mugged from a wholesaler and coffee-roaster's warehouse the thieves loaded the beans into a stolen van, also making off with two coffee machines, according to an ... Read more

Textpresso! Coffee machine takes orders by SMS

April 10th, 2012 by

Wake up and smell the good brews! A Seattle company, Zipwhip, has invented a coffee machine that receives orders via SMS to grind, brew and pour automatically. Thank smart thinkers in Seattle, the city that came up with Starbucks, for the magic machine. It's called Textpresso, and the genius design uses an adapted Jura machine to service the coffee addiction of a 20-odd person office. If they ever ... Read more

Brew coffee on the road with mobile espresso maker

March 28th, 2012 by

Drowsy while driving? A tiny yet mighty espresso maker is ready to keep people perky on the road. It's time to put down the thermos and welcome the portable espresso machine for cars. It's called Handpresso, no less. The Handpresso Auto E.S.E weighs less than a kilogramme and manages 16 bar pressure powered by a car's 12V cigarette lighter. Coffee connoisseurs (read: snobs) may be reassured by the company's ... Read more

Nespresso’s “moments of pleasure” worth billions

March 7th, 2012 by

 Nespresso has boasted 20 per cent organic sales growth. As much as some people like to be the barista in their home, the ease of use and lack of mess from portioned coffee machines has made Nespresso and its manufacturing partner De’Longhi, a success story. The Swiss company has revealed sales over CHF 3.5 billion (over AU$3.5 billion), despite tight consumer spending. According to Nespresso, consumers like to ... Read more

Nespresso launches Lattissima+ coffee maker

October 4th, 2011 by

Here at Appliances Online, we understand coffee and what it means to people. Not merely a quick source of caffeine – a good coffee can really make your day. And as for bad coffee, well, let’s not even go there! The good news is that De’Longhi (in conjunction with Nespresso) has just launched a new range of coffee machines called Lattissima+. These colourful new machines were launched ... Read more

Philips Saeco: a marriage made in coffee heaven

September 28th, 2011 by

Philips is a company best known for its breakthrough innovations in consumer electronics. The electric razor, cassette tape, VCR and CD were all invented by Philips, to name but a few. Meanwhile, Saeco is an Italian company that is world famous for creating premium quality coffee machines. So when Philips acquired Saeco in 2009, you’d be forgiven for asking the question: what has coffee got to do ... Read more