Smart appliances

08.27.12
LG announces infrared-equipped Optimus Vu II and universal remote app
08.27.12

LG announces infrared-equipped Optimus Vu II and universal remote app

LG just outed the Optimus Vu II for the Korean market, designed around a remote control app, QRemo...

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05.21.12
Hands-on with the Electric Imp at Maker Faire (video)
05.21.12

Hands-on with the Electric Imp at Maker Faire (video)

Yesterday at Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 we visited the Electric Imp booth to chat with the startup'...

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05.17.12
Gmail and iPhone alums create Electric Imp, connect your toaster to the web
05.17.12

Gmail and iPhone alums create Electric Imp, connect your toaster to the web

Have you ever wanted to preheat your oven while on the way home from work, or start your sprinkler...

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01.05.12
LG announces upgraded Smart ThinQ appliances, average refrigerator IQ set to rise in 2012
01.05.12

LG announces upgraded Smart ThinQ appliances, average refrigerator IQ set to rise in 2012

Were last year's ThinQ appliances from LG just not quite... sophisticated enough for you? Well, n...

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11.11.11
Broadcom's got a WICED game it plays, to make smart devices feel this way
11.11.11

Broadcom's got a WICED game it plays, to make smart devices feel this way

Broadcom wants you to fall in love with its BCM 4319 WICED (Wireless Internet Connectivity for Emb...

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01.21.11
Control4, Sub-Zero get in on the home automation game
01.21.11

Control4, Sub-Zero get in on the home automation game

While brands like LG, Samsung, and Kenmore all showed off their own special brand of Jetsonian appl...

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01.12.11
Samsung WiFi-enabled RF4289 fridge cools, eats and tweets; we go hands-on
01.12.11

Samsung WiFi-enabled RF4289 fridge cools, eats and tweets; we go hands-on

Other brands may view networked fridges as the key to going green, but it seems Samsung is more int...

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01.08.11
Kenmore shows off smartphone / tablet-connected appliances at CES (hands-on)
01.08.11

Kenmore shows off smartphone / tablet-connected appliances at CES (hands-on)

We've already seen some smartphone-connected appliances in LG's Thinq lineup, and it looks like Ken...

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12.04.09
SmartSynch intros GridRouter for smart meters and the electric companies that love them
12.04.09

SmartSynch intros GridRouter for smart meters and the electric companies that love them

The last time we heard from SmartSynch it had inked a deal with AT&T to provide communications...

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