Many of us sometimes feel the need of a cooking assistant in the kitchen, who could keep guiding us about the preparation methods for various mouth-watering recipes. Especially for those who are amateur cooks and can prepare just basic-level dishes, here is a unique device that may not only help in planning about your weekly recipes, but could also provide you ingredient lists, preparation steps and recipe videos. Pronounced as “cook”, this special culinary tablet is named Qooq.
This slate is specifically designed for usage in the kitchen and also has other tablet features, which include an MP3 player and a Flash-capable browser. Qooq has been designed to be water and heat resistant by providing it a special enclosure and kickstand. This device additionally features a covered headphone jack, SD card slot and Ethernet and USB ports. It is powered by a dual-core 1GHz Cortex A9 processor and has a display of 10.1 inches with a screen resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. Considering the special usage purpose of this device, its operating system is kept to be a tailored version of Linux.
Qooq has some user-friendly features that include automatic recipe scaling and meal planning for the whole week. You would also be able to generate a shopping list per your needs if you are using this specialized digital cookbook. On the home screen of this device, a sliding bar may let you use the weather shortcut and some other web shortcuts. So, you may comfortably use it in the kitchen for everyday cooking information needs. There are commissioned chefs who produce delicious recipes to be added to Qooq. Though this device has been available in France for some time now, but with a price tag of around $400, it will soon be launched stateside. So, gear up with Qooq to prepare yummy food for yourself and your family.
Via: The Verge