REVIEW - Ember App-controlled Mug

3 Apr 2021
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Have we reached peak connected device with Ember the Temperature Controlled, app connected mug.
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  • amazing review!

    The MamosiansThe MamosiansVor 6 Stunden
  • Create an account for your coffee/tea mug! So now MI-6/CIA/ASIO/(whatever government spy agency is watching you) knows exactly when you are drinking your beverage and how hot it is. Now there is truly no escape!

    lezzmanlezzmanVor 16 Stunden
  • In my experience, the biggest benefit of the Ember mug is getting DOWN to temp and keeping it there, rather than getting it UP to temp from too cold.

    Andrew LonghoferAndrew LonghoferVor 17 Stunden
  • Where are my bluetooth connected condoms

    Doggieman1111Doggieman1111Vor 20 Stunden
  • Stupid.

    umageddonumageddonVor 23 Stunden
  • How utterly ridiculous

    PacesetterOGPacesetterOGVor Tag
  • Just a tip, use hot water in your coffee machine, I know it's double jeopardy but hey ho there you go

    Paul.Paul.Vor Tag
  • I just wonder who is the MUG buying something like that at that price? Seriously, just go boil the kettle again or microwave it. I would love to see how thick the skin would be if it were a milky coffee after an hour in the mug!

    bob fourjsbob fourjsVor 2 Tage
  • I love my ember mug I use it everyday

    Jonny HicksJonny HicksVor 2 Tage
    • It lives on my work desk

      Jonny HicksJonny HicksVor 2 Tage
  • Smart mugs. Jesus Christ.

    AkendolfrAkendolfrVor 2 Tage
    • Smart mugs, dumb users!

      lezzmanlezzmanVor 16 Stunden
  • Yet, another absolutely unnecessary App controlled "Smart to Dumbdown" gizmo.

    producer73producer73Vor 2 Tage
  • Absolutely want one!!

    William ToppingWilliam ToppingVor 3 Tage
  • have you thought about heating up the milk?

    Joël XJoël XVor 3 Tage
  • mug with an app vs microwave

    KonrodKonrodVor 3 Tage
  • Someone in my family would microwave it.

    Corey WenderothCorey WenderothVor 3 Tage
  • Me: "I want one." Amazon: "Only $100." Me: "Never mind."

    Come On FhqwhgadsCome On FhqwhgadsVor 3 Tage
  • This guy: Buys an electronic smart mug Also this guy: stirs coffee with a sharpie

    Jasper NewtonJasper NewtonVor 3 Tage
  • My Cup is empty long before hitting the 3 Minutes mark... I Better better let the microwave run for 20 seconds. Anyway... as allways - nice Video. Thanks!

    teleturboteleturboVor 3 Tage
  • rip humanity when the killer mugs fight back

    Screwdriver440Screwdriver440Vor 4 Tage
  • What a time to be alive ☕️

    Jonny QueztJonny QueztVor 4 Tage
  • I have come to the conclusion that you may be at least partially bonkers.

    Peter GauntPeter GauntVor 4 Tage
  • 30 seconds in the microwave plus an insulated mug is a bit cheaper than 60 quid... Or you could literally buy two more microwaves from Aldi

    dfgdfgdfgdfgVor 4 Tage
  • Can’t wait to see them branded for £19.99 from the usual mainstream coffee to go houses....with charge points on the tables....etc 👍🇮🇲

    Andy KerruishAndy KerruishVor 4 Tage
  • Anyone who buys this is a MUG When I selected to watch this video I thought it would have a rotating base to auto stur. That would be far more useful 🤯

    Dilip DasDilip DasVor 4 Tage
  • Haven't laughed this hard at a video in awhile.

    stockicidestockicideVor 4 Tage
  • It’s handy that it tells you on your phone that your mug is empty! As if you would realise otherwise! Technology for the sake of it! Great video as always!

    MarcusTDMMarcusTDMVor 4 Tage
  • Ah yes, but will it talk to the dashboard in my 10 year old Volvo?

    enyakicatenyakicatVor 4 Tage
  • Why the hell is an account required?!

    TeddTeddVor 4 Tage
  • Better to break that than the royal doulton. Wonder what Hyacinth would think about all this...

    ilikemuzik420ilikemuzik420Vor 5 Tage
  • Connected devices are beyond a joke, it used to be magical when your phone connected to some other gadget but now it is a pain

    djtomoydjtomoyVor 5 Tage
  • I think this could be a fantastic product in the right marketing hands but sadly brand recognition is the issue not so much the price. If it had Apple, Samsung or Dyson on the cup it would sell like hot cakes and within years the Chinese will produce hundreds of knockoffs that will drive the price down to a more sensible £10 -£15 per mug. Sadly this ain’t going to happen.

    Not More Games with Nick BerryNot More Games with Nick BerryVor 5 Tage
  • why are you calling it saucer? its not like it will Abduct your Coffee.

    Captain DonutCaptain DonutVor 5 Tage
  • You literally live in the UK, why the hell you are still using an iphone instead of a fairphone?

    Sleepless EngineerSleepless EngineerVor 5 Tage
  • Dont feel bad... My toaster needed a firmware update OTB also..

    scottcol23scottcol23Vor 5 Tage
  • I have the Ember smart travel mug that I use every day for my coffee. It works great. It hold more that the reguar mug plus has a closable seal to prevent spills in the car or on the go.

    scottcol23scottcol23Vor 5 Tage
  • So this is the mug coming straight out of curb your enthusiasm

    Haoqian WangHaoqian WangVor 5 Tage
  • The stove in our house has a part just to keep things warm, when my dad wakes up early he lefts my plate and coffee mug there until I wake up, since it's not for cooking just to keep things warm like ceramic dishes and mugs it's alright for us, so if I were to choose I would get one of those coasters instead because at our house the mugs don't have quite the long life.

    Abdel AliAbdel AliVor 5 Tage
  • I saw that on Amazon Canada they have different colours. Black and copper

    Christopher P.Christopher P.Vor 5 Tage
  • Nice change from the tape stuff, it got a tad boring, what about some dash cam stuff also, and your site why did you let it go Matt? xXx

    David SpudDavid SpudVor 6 Tage
  • Saw a 3d printable record player

    hikecrazehikecrazeVor 6 Tage
  • would be cooler if instead of straight just heating coffee it was mining bitcoin for the the guys who sold it to you, and that's why you have to login. wait...

    GraveUypoGraveUypoVor 6 Tage
  • I've had one of these for about a year now.. Paid 75 quid on Amazon, Best gadget I've ever invested in! I'm always a slow drinker at my desk and this thing just works perfectly,, Unlike all the cheap usb heaters I've had! Only down side is just very recently the charging plate decided to give up on me (one of the contacts jammed in) So had to buy another one for £40 also from amazon, Worth it for me though.

    Mozz JonesMozz JonesVor 6 Tage
  • A cooling function would actually be nice for black coffee, there is a small window between scalding and acceptable

    CDNCarGuyCDNCarGuyVor 6 Tage
  • "Mug" is definitely the word that comes to mind.

    Joanne SpannerJoanne SpannerVor 6 Tage
  • what about savages like me who like to wait for their tea to be stone cold before going for one giant gulp

    Dan MartinDan MartinVor 6 Tage
  • i got my first record

    Monster Man25Monster Man25Vor 6 Tage
  • I went into this also very skeptical, but as I've already microwaved my coffee twice (and I'm not done with it) it makes me want a mug like this.. kinda. Like Mat said, without the app and a temp adjust on the mug itself (like the travel version), because needing an app is silly. And ideally one where the electronic base can be removed (a bayonet style connection or something) so the mug could be dishwashered. I'd be sold if a company came out with a mug having those specs.

    ScottDotDotScottDotDotVor 6 Tage
  • You published this video 2 days too late!

    ThomasThomasVor 6 Tage
  • Just use a thermos in the house or office?

    sirkasticsirkasticVor 6 Tage
  • I don't know if it's a good or not .. I still think they mug him.. :-DD LOL

    Ramdileo. sysRamdileo. sysVor 6 Tage
  • Any mug that cools down beverage instead? I always end up drinking cold tea because I wait too long for it to cool down and forget about it.

    vshkvshkVor 6 Tage
  • I might unironically love something along these lines! one too many times to I find myself having a coffee and it goes cold before I've taken my second sip!

    Joh447Joh447Vor 6 Tage
  • I’ve seen these mugs for sale at Apple Stores.

    MysteryMiiMysteryMiiVor 6 Tage
  • I love it, but don't love the price in New Zealand $300nzd 👎

    Christopher DuganChristopher DuganVor 6 Tage
  • I prefer my mug to cool slowly......just the way they do.

    Rod GunnRod GunnVor 6 Tage
  • I just found an Ember mug at Goodwill for $3.99! I knew exactly what it was because of the video :)

    eric470asteric470astVor 6 Tage
  • Tomorrow we will not be able to eat because the entire kitchen will need a firmware update.

    Cradet ProduccionesCradet ProduccionesVor 6 Tage
  • I'd suggest a mug that does the same thing without the need to connect to a smartphone or tablet, but if we're really going the kiss (keep it simple, stupid) way... a good insulating cup thermos is just better. I mean, this thing itself is nothing more than a mug sized electric kettle with extra unecessary smart parts... xD But I imagine there must be something similar without the smart part... nothing super fancy there really.

    XSportSeekerXSportSeekerVor 6 Tage
  • Is it overpriced? Yes Do I absolutely need one? No Have I bought one? Of course 😁

    magic ratmagic ratVor 7 Tage
  • I subscribed btw

    Robbex CollageRobbex CollageVor 7 Tage
  • I've seen the reviews in the past, I have two mugs and one travel mug. All bought on eBay, unused, no warranty but not new. Is one of those things you don't need until you have it and then you cannot live without

    adisurdadisurdVor 7 Tage
  • IMO: I might not be an avid coffee/tea drinker but I think that the internet of things as gone too far for this product.

    Luigi BESCHILuigi BESCHIVor 7 Tage
  • Kinda dumb but I can see it becoming a thing. I don't think the heater is to make your drink hotter, more to just keep it at the right temp.

    NukleonNukleonVor 7 Tage
  • Another gadget to steal bit more of your time on nonsense and make you starring more on your phone.

    suaveksuavekVor 7 Tage
  • 4:33

    runforitmanrunforitmanVor 7 Tage
  • 3:41 Notification after updating your id photo

    runforitmanrunforitmanVor 7 Tage
  • Is Big Brother drinking coffee? (well sorry for the grammar...)

    les jeux de retro j-eles jeux de retro j-eVor 7 Tage
  • Good stuff :D But personally, I find it an exceedingly bad idea to put 19V across two open connectors where a cup should rest. They should've used inductive charging, but then, I guess that's in the new £150 mug :þ

    Roy Sigurd KarlsbakkRoy Sigurd KarlsbakkVor 7 Tage
  • Recently I wanted to write on paper with a pencil. Didn't work. Turned out I had to download the app first, create an account and then I could choose which color the pencil wrote. Annoyingly, because of a bug in the app, the pencil reverted back to white after every 3 letters. Also, because it was a free account the pencil wrote an advert every two minutes. Luckily I had an antique pencil laying around which worked like a charm.

    PosyPosyVor 7 Tage
  • Disappointing it is not a Qi charging mug.

    1kreature1kreatureVor 7 Tage
  • I got one of these as a corporate gift. I find it extremely silly, but it can be used to make a very nice soft-boiled egg.

    John RineyJohn RineyVor 7 Tage
  • "An account for a mug" Oh yes, both sorts.

    T WT WVor 7 Tage
  • Cyberpunk 2077

    Tony CervantesTony CervantesVor 7 Tage
  • I miss the puppets.

    waxtheknobwaxtheknobVor 7 Tage
  • Belongs on r/internetofshit

    pratheratpratheratVor 7 Tage
  • Brit: Your mug is up to date American: Understandable, have a nice day

    ChrisChrisVor 8 Tage
  • ever- ever heard of a thermos?

    bataattiballeriinabataattiballeriinaVor 8 Tage
  • Honestly Matt. Anyone who knows tech understands that you need to jailbreak the Ember mug and run CoffeeOS11 on it to get maximum value from the electronic heater. Likewise, the Sharpie stirrer needs a firmware upgrade so it can be controlled by Alexa voice AI.

    Mark DelmanMark DelmanVor 8 Tage
  • Missed opportunity to curdle some milk before pouring your tea in it.

    Peter KambasisPeter KambasisVor 8 Tage
  • Been trying to understand why I would need this thing. I have a 2litre tea flask that lasts about 8 hours.

    JackboxJackboxVor 8 Tage
  • thinking of this classic crushingbort twete: VESSYL: You are drinking a beer. 93 calories ME: Vessyl, lose 40 calories [VESSYL leaks beer onto table] TABYL: there is beer on the table

    Paul FisherPaul FisherVor 8 Tage
  • £55 🤣

    CCVor 8 Tage
  • I DESPISE how everything “needs” it’s own account nowadays. IT’S A FUCKING M U G NOT A SMARTPHONE.

    Hollow ArcHollow ArcVor 8 Tage
  • There is black Smart Mug 2 already

    Nikolay KlimchukNikolay KlimchukVor 8 Tage
  • I bought a Philips electric toothbrush 2 years ago which also connected to my iPhone and had a firmware update which made it “clean teeth more effectively.” That’s when I knew that tech has gone too far.

    competitivespeed2competitivespeed2Vor 8 Tage
  • How about a cooling one?

    teslapower220teslapower220Vor 8 Tage
  • Peak Techmoan!

    Dave ColesDave ColesVor 8 Tage
  • I'm not surprised at all that this exists, still I'm disappointed in humanity that it does exist. If anyone I know has this I'm going to hack their mug.

    Hadeïs HadeïsHadeïs HadeïsVor 8 Tage

    Scott WallaceScott WallaceVor 8 Tage
    • You would be a right mug if you brought this mug!

      Scott WallaceScott WallaceVor 8 Tage
  • I'm already avoiding DJI drones due to the unessasery account needed to use it. This is reduculus though. ..why not just a few lights and touch buttons in the side?

    Sparky HartSparky HartVor 8 Tage
  • Tea, Earl Grey, Flippin' hot.

    SpanielSpanielVor 8 Tage
  • Something about stirring coffee with a sharpie is so incredibly foul it made me gasp

    LoamLoamVor 8 Tage
  • Updates for every thing? Batteries for every thing? All day charging and updating? Is it not enought with the anoying updates of Windows and your phone and in my case my car GPS, blue thooth bicycle day light, Gamin 520plus, the TV, the video consoles, the pulse band, the smart watch ... what is now, the electic bicycles, the electric cars, the tech fridge, the lights (yes I own one of those) the mug, the spam, the fork .... 😣 I will go analogue. Love the casette, casio whatches or other traditional brands etc

    madjhmadjhVor 8 Tage
  • Hilarious review of a hilarious product. An app, an account and a firmware update, for a coffee mug? At least if the update bricks it you can still use it as a mug, though. As an aside, many coffee experts agree the optimum water temperature for brewing coffee is around 96C, or just below the boiling point. If your brew is coming out south of 60 the initial water temperature can't be anything near that. Of course, good luck finding a pod brewer that does operate at a proper temperature. But if you did find one, you would probably find your coffee tastes better, and you wouldn't need a silly gadget to heat it up. You could nurse your beverage in your vacuum mug for a reasonable time and it would be just fine.

    ziqfriqziqfriqVor 8 Tage
  • Has your mug started to flake? I was going to buy one of these as a gift for my mom, but all the reviews on Amazon were complaining about the coating inside coming off. Ember hasn't seemed to fix this in the last two revisions.

    Azzys Design WorksAzzys Design WorksVor 8 Tage
  • Interesting idea. I wonder how ElectroBoom could improve on the design, starting by getting rid of the bluetooth chip for example.

    Rémi DionneRémi DionneVor 8 Tage
  • Every review of this mug: Look how ridiculous this is!! ...... Actually, its kind of good. I'm keeping it.

    Eoin LeesEoin LeesVor 8 Tage
  • Am I the only person who likes to drink their tea of coffee after it has cooled down a bit?

    SirSootySirSootyVor 8 Tage
  • Have you considered a thermos?

    Flux Condenser Vintage Audio ElectronicsFlux Condenser Vintage Audio ElectronicsVor 8 Tage
  • Not everything needs bluetooth.

    Quicksilver_CookieQuicksilver_CookieVor 8 Tage