As mesmerizing as it is to watch a plate spin as the microwave heats up your food, wouldn’t it be more entertaining to watch YouTube instead?

Combining an HP TouchPad to a microwave, a group of developers have created the uWave, CNET reports.

The uWave (pronounced micro-wave, mu-wave or u-wave) plays popular YouTube videos of the same duration as the cooking time, and when your food is done, it’ll text and/or tweet at you. The gizmo won the team first place at PennApps, the University of Pennsylvania’s bi-annual hackathon.

Microwaving food’s about to get a lot more interesting.

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