Nespresso Finally Lets Lazy Caffeine Addicts Brew Coffee With an App

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Siri, where's my coffee?
Siri, where's my coffee?

So, it improves pod coffee by moving the sole button you push to a phone. Owners can reorder pods on the app as well, but the biggest difference honestly sounds like Prodigio will increase the chances of forgetting there’s a fresh espresso in the next room until it’s halfway cold. That assessment might miss part of the experience in Nespresso’s eyes, however; the company stresses that with the Prodigio, uplifting can now describe the act of brewing coffee, not just its chemical effects: "Prodigio is Nespresso’s first connected machine, providing you a unique experience that combines coffee pleasure with additional connectivity benefits, uplifting your Nespresso experience."

In its review, Wired offers this helpful summary of what consumers can expect from the world’s most connected coffeemaker:

You can fire up your preferred cuppa before dragging yourself out of bed, or schedule it to brew at a specific moment. This is not Internet of Things, however. Not yet, at least. The Prodigio still requires you to interact with it, since it can’t refill the water tank itself or install a coffee capsule. But as long as you remember to put a fresh pod in place after making each cup, you’ll always be able to walk to your Nespresso when there’s already aroma in the air.

So, it improves pod coffee by moving the sole button you push to a phone. Owners can reorder pods on the app as well, but the biggest difference honestly sounds like Prodigio will increase the chances of forgetting there’s a fresh espresso in the next room until it’s halfway cold. That assessment might miss part of the experience in Nespresso’s eyes, however; the company stresses that with the Prodigio, uplifting can now describe the act of brewing coffee, not just its chemical effects: "Prodigio is Nespresso’s first connected machine, providing you a unique experience that combines coffee pleasure with additional connectivity benefits, uplifting your Nespresso experience."

In its review, Wired offers this helpful summary of what consumers can expect from the world’s most connected coffeemaker:

[Wired]