Meet Drop, an iPad-integrated kitchen scale making its debut at San Francisco's Launch Festival. When I first heard about Drop, I was ambivalent. Sure, I like apps and products with smart features, but do I really need that much help measuring ingredients?
Turns out my baking technique has some significant flaws. Like many Americans, I tend to forsake the accuracy of scales for the more free-form cup-and-tablespoon approach. That's OK for some things, but it's potentially problematic for baking, where precision is key.
If you don't already use a scale, Drop promises a new level of … Read more