It's a Webcam, not a blender

USB plug-and-play device looks like a kitchen appliance

Cam Optia
KitchenAid mixer

When we first saw a picture of this USB Webcam on I4U news, we almost passed it up after mistaking it for a countertop kitchen appliance. Instead, we learned that it's a Cam Optia from Creative, a plug-and-play device with a "precision lens" that can be mounted on just about any type of monitor or a flat surface. It also comes with a stereo headset and a swivel base to make it more versatile--but not versatile enough for baking or any of this, so far as we know.

(Photos: Creative Technologies, KitchenAid)

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