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Review: Is the iKettle 2.0 worth the investment?

iKettle (€120)If your first impression of the iKettle 2.0 is that it is a solution without a problem, you wouldn’t be far wrong. Let’s be frank: flipping the button on the kettle and waiting the two minutes or so it takes to boil is not the world’s biggest problem. It’s not even in the top 150 on the list of things that technology must solve. It’s a convenience that you, quite honestly, can live without. And yet, it exists. Made by Smarter, the iKettle is brushed stainless steel that looks...

I replaced an $80 kettle with a $40 one, and it was a HUGE mistake

I replaced an $80 kettle with a $40 one, and it was a HUGE mistake (Photo: Reviewed.com)— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.I’m on my third kettle in as many years—not because the first two stopped working, but because I broke them. Both met their end because of...

Kelly Kettle biomass stoves: Weekly Product Review

As a conscientious camper and bush crafter, I enjoy using things that allow me to benefit the greatest while impacting my surroundings the least. One of these items is the Kelly Kettle designed by an Irishman who wanted to have hot tea when he was fishing, this amazing biomass stove was decades ahead of its time and relatively recently made its debut in the United States. The Kelly Kettle helped spawn a wave of innovative new approaches with biomass stoves.“Carefully study the well-being of...

I Splurged on a $100 Electric Kettle, and It Was Worth Every Cent

8/02/177/30/17I'm a full-fledged tea and pour-over coffee addict. The first thing I do every morning after turning off my alarm is plug in my electric kettle to caffeinate pronto. For years, I adored my $30 Hamilton Beach Electric Kettle that looks like a classic stovetop kettle — but it met its demise when my friend accidentally put it over the stovetop and melted the bottom. I was in the market for a new kettle and serendipitously, Oprah released her list of her favorite things. The $100...