Wireless Kettle Lets Users Make Tea Without Getting Out Of Bed [Pics]

Wireless Kettle Lets Users Make Tea Without Getting Out Of Bed [Pics]

The iKettle is a WiFi-enabled kitchen appliance that can be turned on using a smartphone.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 9 october 2013

Manually putting the kettle on for tea? So old school. With the iKettle, you can boil water without getting up from wherever you are in the house.

The iKettle is a WiFi-enabled kitchen appliance that you can control using your smartphone. It’s great for those who want to snooze a little bit more while waiting for the water to boil in the morning or those who don’t want to miss any crucial scene while watching their favorite shows on TV.


The iKettle has four different temperature settings so users can set it for the appropriate drink. Once the water has boiled, the user receives a notification on their smartphone. The iKettle asks if the user is ready or if he or she prefers to keep the water warm for a while.

The sleek stainless steel kitchen appliance also has a Wake mode that wakes users up with a message that says, ‘Good Morning! Would you like me to pop the kettle on? Yes / No.’ Users get a similar message as they step inside their house upon arriving home from work.

As the description on its purchase page says, ‘Embrace laziness and enjoy perfect hot drinks, what’s not to like?’

The iKettle is available for pre-order exclusively at Firebox. Priced at a cool £99.99, the first stocks arrive at the end of November.


Images via Firebox


PSFK's Workplace Vision: Leave The Busywork To The Bots

Syndicated Yesterday

In Popular Games, The Recurring Theme Is Exploration

The much-hyped sci-fi sandbox game proved to be as massive as expected, while Pokémon Go continued to prove inescapable

Design Yesterday

The Best In Wearable Tech From The Rio Olympics

PSFK rounds out the Rio Games with our picks for the best gadgets and devices used to track performance


Get PSFK's Latest Report: Future of Work

See All
Advertising Yesterday

This Cookbook Is Inspired By Brad Pitt’s On-Screen Eating Habits

Learn how to whip up meals and snacks pulled straight from the actor's fictional universe

USA Yesterday

Tour The US National Parks From The Comfort Of Your Home

Google's new 360-degree video feature lets people take a trip to Alaska, Utah or Hawaii and see these marvels of nature up close


Yael Maguire

Connectivity, Accessibility, Wireless Technology

Augmented & Virtual Reality Yesterday

VR Training For Active Shooter Preparedness

SurviVR is an immersive environment to teach civilians how to protect themselves in dangerous situations

Cities Yesterday

Redesigned London Tube Map Aims To Get People Walking

The updated display illustrates approximately how many steps it takes to walk between stations for a healthier commute

Experiential Marketing Yesterday

Nike Creates An Immersive Pop-Up Fitness Experience In London

The Unlimited You space gave athletes a chance to push their limits farther than ever before


Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders

PSFK Op-Ed august 24, 2016

Why Building Better Offices Is The Key To Employee Engagement

Interaction Designer and Audio-visual Technologist at ESI Design illustrates the value in creating environments filled with surprise and delight

PSFK Labs Yesterday

The 10 Steps To Discover, Hire, Develop Your Next Leader

PSFK's Future of Work report outlines key steps in the employee development path to empower next-gen leaders

Automotive Yesterday

Uber Now Lets Commuters Pay With Pretax Dollars

The prepaid cards are a partnership with WageWorks, letting uberPool users save up to 40% on their trip

Home Yesterday

Philips Hue Adds Motion Sensor To Control Lights Automatically

The wireless device lets users interact with their environment without needing to press a switch

Home Yesterday

Beacon Device Takes The Pain Out Of Navigating A New Airbnb

Ping provides new guests with a guided tour of the house or apartment through a simple tap of their phone

Arts & Culture Yesterday

Shelf Makes Its Contents Appear To Hover In Midair

The design uses metal tubes to create an optical illusion when viewed from the front

Arts & Culture Yesterday

Interactive Ceiling Responds To People Walking Underneath

The installation features built-in sensors that cause the undulating surface to morph and react to passersby


Rio Olympics
Innovation Coverage From The Rio Games

Fashion Yesterday

Declutter And Recycle All Of Your Unwanted Stuff

A new app will help catalogue your possessions and give them away as donations when you no longer want them

Advertising Yesterday

Tokyo Concept Store Disguised As A Parking Garage

The retail and cafe project is designed as a hidden treasure for urban explorers

No search results found.