Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | ... | 26
1479 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 137

Trusted

  Reply # 563278 31-Dec-2011 16:11 Send private message

We went down to the Nespresso store in Newmarket today. Excellent service, and they have a tasting bar at the back, so you can try the different blends.

We walked away with 110 capsules for $111, some helpful advice, and a complimentary packet of pastries/biscuits.

Infrastructure Geek
3746 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 109

Trusted
Microsoft NZ
Subscriber

  Reply # 563620 1-Jan-2012 23:04 Send private message

MackinNZ: So I've been reading this thread since it started and yesterday decided to replace my aging Saeco Via Venezia with a shiny new Nespresso Pixie and Aeroccino from Harvey Norman.

I'm very pleased with it.  Now just trying out the different coffee blends.



how did you rate the nespresso versus the saeco via venezia?  i have the saeco and it does a pretty good job on the coffee, especially if you keep it serviced well




Technical Evangelist
Microsoft NZ
about.me/nzregs
Twitter: @nzregs


255 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 17

Subscriber

  Reply # 563625 1-Jan-2012 23:26 Send private message

Regs: how did you rate the nespresso versus the saeco via venezia?  i have the saeco and it does a pretty good job on the coffee, especially if you keep it serviced well


I haven't been very good at keeping my Saeco serviced and it was in need of service now.  One of the things I like about the Nespresso is that it's so simple and servicing is minimal.

As for the taste of the coffee compared to the Saeco, I'm very impressed with the Nespresso so far.  I particularly like the Arpeggio blend.

BDFL
50223 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4756

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 589853 3-Mar-2012 14:30 Send private message

Just because I can, today I got the Flip and recorded this video of a Nespresso machine in action:



 




1 post

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 592445 8-Mar-2012 16:25 Send private message

DOES ANYONE RECOMMEND CARINA ESPRESSO MACHINE

IT Professional
1325 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 40

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 592450 8-Mar-2012 16:32 Send private message

CMARYT: DOES ANYONE RECOMMEND CARINA ESPRESSO MACHINE


Pass - but I don't recommend YELLING at everyone! ;)


BDFL
50223 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4756

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 600635 27-Mar-2012 11:38 Send private message

Nespresso is releasing new machines next month (at least in the US). They look good, with a steam wand now!





4329 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 332

Trusted

  Reply # 600647 27-Mar-2012 12:07 Send private message

Steam wand is a big step up for these machines, will be interested to see how the wands perform.




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: AndroidNZ.net


Infrastructure Geek
3746 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 109

Trusted
Microsoft NZ
Subscriber

  Reply # 600739 27-Mar-2012 14:55 Send private message

I have a steam wand on my current machine, but I covet one of those aeroccinos. The aeroccino makes pretty damn decent milk for very little effort!




Technical Evangelist
Microsoft NZ
about.me/nzregs
Twitter: @nzregs


Infrastructure Geek
3746 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 109

Trusted
Microsoft NZ
Subscriber

  Reply # 612117 19-Apr-2012 20:26 Send private message

ok, someone forwarded this to me today and I reckon it looks like it would make a nice addition to my kitchen: 
 





Technical Evangelist
Microsoft NZ
about.me/nzregs
Twitter: @nzregs


BDFL
50223 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4756

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 687727 18-Sep-2012 14:02 Send private message

Just received this box from Nespresso with a "thank you" card:








1479 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 137

Trusted

  Reply # 687729 18-Sep-2012 14:05 Send private message

Nice! I wonder how many capsules one had to purchase to get one of those. We've only been Nespresso owners since Jan, but we've still managed to consume over 300 capsules :-)

BDFL
50223 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4756

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 687736 18-Sep-2012 14:14 Send private message

I have had a couple of Nespresso machines and order around 100 capsules a month... For the last four or five years ;)





1479 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 137

Trusted

  Reply # 687738 18-Sep-2012 14:16 Send private message

freitasm: I have had a couple of Nespresso machines and order around 100 capsules a month... For the last four or five years ;)



Well, I certainly can't compete with that :-)

IT Professional
1325 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 40

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 687760 18-Sep-2012 15:15 Send private message

freitasm: Just received this box from Nespresso with a "thank you" card:






What is it? Undecided

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | ... | 26
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

My un-consented UFB install
Created by thurthur, last reply by mdooher on 28-Nov-2014 18:57 (79 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


This is the end ...
Created by joker97, last reply by davidcole on 28-Nov-2014 21:30 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by Demeter on 28-Nov-2014 08:59 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Seen any good Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals?
Created by Jaxson, last reply by ckc on 28-Nov-2014 15:08 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by richms on 28-Nov-2014 17:57 (153 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Stuff.co.nz hacked by Syrian electronic army?
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by dclegg on 28-Nov-2014 13:35 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


What the hell MyRepublic!?
Created by gished, last reply by pohutukawa on 28-Nov-2014 17:45 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Nov-2014 18:32 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.