Reviews & Musings
Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality: Is It There Yet?

Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality: Is It There Yet?

Susan Schreiner (susan@c4trends.com) is the founder and editor of C4Trends.com and a veteran journalist who covers developments in consumer technology. She is also a CE industry and events analyst. Bridging the gap between virtual and real-world experiences is quickly moving beyond just science fiction.   While we’ve been hearing about Virtual Reality (VR) for several years, the VR space ignited...
Cloer 52 12-Cup Bitterness-Eliminating Coffee Maker

Cloer 52 12-Cup Bitterness-Eliminating Coffee Maker

We recently received this coffee maker touting a patented temperature stabilization system that “maintains a stable water temperature of 200 degree Fahrenheit temperature through the brewing cycle.” According to Cloer, “this delivers the most full bodied, full flavored, robust cup of coffee with no bitter aftertaste.” As a heavy coffee drinker who loves a great...
A Fool-Proof Way to Cook Rice!

A Fool-Proof Way to Cook Rice!

A Review:  Zojirushi NP-GBC05 Rice Cooker We test and review products in different ways.  One way is in a ‘lab’ environment and the other is to put the product and package into the hands of a prospective user – with no pre-instructions by us except to follow the instructions from the manufacturer.  In this case,...