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iWave Personal Microwave: Love It or Hate It?

When I saw this iwavecube Personal Microwave ($129.95) last night, I immediately scoffed at how useless it was. Then I remembered that I don't personally own a microwave, it takes up too much space. I then also remembered that sometimes I really wish I did. Like when boiling up one cup of water, or melting down chocolate. So now I'm second guessing my ridicule and think it might be an interesting idea after all — if not rather expensive. How about you, what do you think of this personal microwave?

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Hanahin Hanahin 8 years
Love it .. Great for the office :)
jennythereader jennythereader 8 years
It's sort of a clever idea, but at that price point you might as well buy a full-sized one.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
I don't like it. It looks too small to do anything spectacular but I guess it would be nice for work to warm up soup or warm beverages.
Lola34 Lola34 8 years
That seems like such a great idea for a small office with no central kitchen. You could heat up a cup of soup or some tea. I think it's really useful!
sahayra sahayra 8 years
A regular microwave would be much more useful, since they can hold bigger things, not just a cup of coffee.
bythesea bythesea 8 years
I love it, but I would never spend that much on it.
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 8 years
I think its really cute and would have been great in my old place since we have zero counter space.
emalove emalove 8 years
It's so cute...I would use it at work, for heating up soup and coffee.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 8 years
why spend all that money on something like that? just invest in a (cheaper) big microwave and then you can put things like plates in it if you have to quickly reheat a meal or want a microwave pizza.
4BYRDS 4BYRDS 8 years
I wish I could give up my microwave but it's a mental block for me. I do see where this could be useful if you don't have space for a regular one
ylatan ylatan 8 years
i don't have a microwave. i get along just fine without one, too!
katejlogan katejlogan 8 years
Why not just get a full sized one for , oh I don't know, $50 less than this one. Seems silly to me.
lilmisslainey lilmisslainey 8 years
How could you not have a microwave?? Where do you guys live? To me, that is like not having a phone, or internet, or TV?? How is that even possible?
Carol2288683 Carol2288683 8 years
Oh no! Something else I want.
Carol2288683 Carol2288683 8 years
Oh no! Something else I want.
1smartlass 1smartlass 8 years
I have lived with some pretty small kitchens and think this would be great for a dorm or a small kitchen. Obviously, you would not be cooking in it but reheating individual portions or liquids, softening butter, etc would be great. The price needs to come down a lot before I'd seriously consider purchasing it though.
eggplantgirl eggplantgirl 8 years
Pass. Just too much gimmick for me.
SummerBaby SummerBaby 8 years
its cute! and i LOVE my microwave! i mean i only use it to heat up left overs and to boil water but i would be so lost without it!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
It's not a bad idea! And it's kind of cute too :D
clareberrys clareberrys 8 years
I don't own a microwave either!!!! At first it was just a cost issue (to broke to buy one!) but now I don't think I ever want one! My boyfriend and I have been eating really healthy and I feel like a microwave can tempt you to eat unhealthy foods like popcorn, bagel bites, hot pockets, etc. Also, whenever we have leftovers we reheat them in the oven. It takes a little bit longer, but the outcome is SO much better! I love oven heated leftovers - they taste better!!!!!! I also bought a tea maker for my bf's birthday and this is how we make our tea or hot chocolate. It is fairly quick and the machine is very small. I don't know I think microwaves are stupid so this thing is DEFINITELY really stupid~!
d9rlcb d9rlcb 8 years
I think it would be great for those who live in urban areas where everything is jam packed. I don't know though for those that have that space to have a full sized microwave.
Lil-Maw Lil-Maw 8 years
The size limitation does bother me. Not matter how cute it is, it should also be practical.
Molly4630 Molly4630 8 years
How do you not own a microwave?!? Wow....I thought everyone had one these days.
Marci Marci 8 years
I'd rather just have my regular sized microwave. I hardly use, but when I do, I wouldn't want to be limited in the size of what I'm putting in there.
AggieGirl2011 AggieGirl2011 8 years
I guess if you don't already have a microwave it could be useful, but I do, so I agree with aimee... it seems rather pointless.
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