After the news of Bahraini entrepreneur, Salman Shahab’s, plan to build a smartphone with a built-in popcorn machine that can be operated underwater, a popcorn expert says that there is already an app for this purpose.
Ali Al Thura, Professor of Popcornology at the University of Bahrain, said “There is already an app with the same features and more called Pop for Corn. It creates a popcorn machine using your headphones, and will allow users to choose flavors such as cheese, pizza, sweet, and strawberry,”
“It is nice that a young Bahraini wants to develop ideas that will help society but unfortunately, he has been beaten to the idea by a developer from Dubai, UAE.”
Reaching out to Salman Shahab for comment, he said that “This app is irrelevant because my device will allow you to make popcorn underwater.”