Mokase is a smartphone case that actually doubles an espresso dispenser.
Yes, you read that correctly, and no, this isn’t the plot of an episode of Silicon Valley. The case launched on Kickstarter and is advertised as being able to heat espresso up to a temperature between 50 and 60 degrees Celsius, giving users access to a 25ml shot of caffeine whenever they need it.
The Mokase requires a special espresso-filled cartridge that’s heated up by the case’s built-in battery. A pipe made of alloy aluminum-silicon that’s able to handle hot liquids without releasing toxins, then pumps out the sweet, caffeine life nectar.
And of course, the entire process is controlled via a companion app. It’s still unclear, however, if the case charges via the phone or if it needs to be charged separately.
Mokase is working on versions of the case that fit smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei and LG and starts at $54. The company isn’t close to hitting its approximately $82,000 USD goal because, well, the entire concept for the project is kind of insane.
Why would you ever actually want a phone case that doubles an espresso maker? Also, what if the Mokase somehow damages your smartphone? These are questions that have plagued the earth for many years and will likely remain unanswered.