Like a rite of passage between the hours of 6am and 9am, and again between 5pm and 7pm, each and everyone one of us do it in some way. We get up, get out, and head to our cars, preparing to do battle with traffic, tucking our heads down just to get through it and get to and from the office five days a week. While 99% of the daily commute is a grind, we’ve scoured the web to discover some unique gadgets to help make your miles logged that much better.
Meet the Handpresso
First, and foremost, let’s talk about coffee. Your options on the commute often consist of scrambling to make your hot cup-o-joe before you head to the car, or stopping along the way to wait in line and pick up an often burnt-tasting, never-enough-caffeine, paper cup of dirty dish water. Neither one sounds super appetizing—plus you can often spend $4 to $6 per cup depending on your caffeine needs. Meet the Handpresso—a mobile espresso maker that garners rave reviews from across the web and allows you to make espresso in your car. Yes, you read that right—coffee, that’s actually rather decent, made by you—in your car. The operation is relatively simple according to Digital Trends, but it can be a bit messy. You can either use coffee pods or grind your own brew and have at it. Just be sure to get it going before you set off in traffic—remember coffee is hot.