The Whirlpool WCM50522AS is a fine microwave, but not worth the asking price.
If you're interested in the inverter tech angle, you may be disappointed. But if you don't expect to get artisanal omelets from a microwave, it's still a solid choice for a large, midprice countertop model.
This Amana is a perfectly fine appliance, but at this price, we expect a little more than just "fine."
One part super-charged microwave and the other convection oven, GE's combination Advantium double oven boasts the convenience of both faster cooking when you need serious speed and standard baking when you don't.
The Panasonic Genius Prestige Plus rotates its inverter to cook your food more evenly.
For $289.99, we expect all presets to function well and as only half of them do, the Sharp isn't a good value.
We've seen other high-power, high-capacity cookers that cost a lot less. Reheating almost anything at the touch of a button is a tempting feature, but unless you think you'd use it often, you'll probably want something less expensive.
Do you want to know how good your microwave is? You can see how many hot spots it has with a few bits of buttered bread, and you can measure the speed of light at the same time. Appliance Science looks at mapping your microwave.
Strange signals picked up by the radio telescope pointed towards the stars in Parkes, Australia have a rather more mundane origin.
A notebook of the future allows you to easily backup handwritten documents and erase the contents inside with a 30-second-run in the microwave. Wait, what?