This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
First Look: Nomiku turns any pot into a Wi-Fi sous vide cooker
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

First Look: Nomiku turns any pot into a Wi-Fi sous vide cooker

1:53 /

The second-generation Nomiku boasts cloud connectivity, a new app, and a smarter design for those who want an immersion circulator without the bulk.

[MUSIC] Hey guys, I'm Sharon Profis in San Francisco at Nomiku headquarters where the company is serving up a new WiFi connected immersion circulator. Like the first version, the point is to make sous vide cooking more accessible by allowing you to just clip this device onto any stockpot or container you already own, and boom, you have an immersion circulator. The main use kits for them is soothy cooking, where you put food like meat or veggies in a plastic bag, and cook them at a constant low temperature, which gives you nice, even cooking and really juicy results. What's changed most over the first version is that it's now WI-FI connected. So, you can monitor the temperature and the timer, even when you're away from the device. It's also open source, so in theory, one day your hue light bulbs might flash to let you know your food is ready, or you can get a notification on your smart watch. It also lets Nomiku send over their updates to the device. There's also a new app, so you can use it to find recipes from chefs and community members and send the exact temperature directly to your Nomiku. And unlike the first version, the clip goes on the outside this time. So the display is facing you. Plus you don't have to put your hand over hot water to adjust the temperature. [INAUDIBLE] now works with shallower depths, as little as 1.5 inches and like the first version, it's design ensures that it will never overheat. Like it's first product, Nomiku went to Kickstarter to fund its new project. And in as little as 12 hours, it already hit its goal. So you can definitely expect to see Nomiku hit the shelves for $249 in the spring of 2015. Plus, it's made in the USA. For cnet.com, I'm Sharon Profis.

New releases

iPhone 6 is here, but do we need...
30:20 19 September 2014
As the iPhone 6 lands and Phones 4U folds, we ask if we even need that Apple Pay thing America is making such...
Play video
Inside Scoop: Longtime Oracle CEO...
4:25 19 September 2014
In a surprise move, longtime Oracle chief Larry Ellison is stepping down. Who will take the helm at the software...
Play video
Hidden features inside of iOS...
8:47 19 September 2014
We'll show you features that aren't so obvious in iOS 8, and why it's the best and the worst week ever for...
Play video
Top iOS 8 camera tips
1:15 19 September 2014
The camera gets a big upgrade in iOS 8, giving you time-lapse, a timer, and controls for fine-tuning phot...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 054: The human hamster...
20:35 19 September 2014
On today's show, we get a good laugh out of the human hamster wheel that's also a standing desk, squeal like...
Play video
iOS 8's advanced photo-editing...
2:24 19 September 2014
Put a finishing touch on your iOS photos with Apple's new editing tools.
Play video
Robyn Smart Toshiba Techprobe
2:37 19 September 2014
Robyn runs her own business and helps small businesses with everything from social media to website design....
Play video
The 404 Show 1,553: Google location...
31:11 19 September 2014
Today we freak ourselves out over Google's location history map, decide $200 is way too much to spend on a...
Play video