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Networked Trash Cans Join Smart Appliances

  • Cnet, Friday, February 26, 2016 9:05 AM

OK, enough with the Internet-connected refrigerator already. That appliance is becoming a reality, what with Samsung and its smart fridge. But it also leaves a lot to be desired as an example of the Internet of Things, the idea that network connections will spread to anything with a power cord and even to a lot of things without one. The big problem: convincing you that you might actually want one. It's no coincidence the Internet-connected fridge has been a tech industry joke for years.

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  1. R MARK REASBECK from www.USAonly.US , February 26, 2016 at 9:22 a.m.

    Can't wait for the high tech Ice Chest.  Ya know , maybe some kind  of program  that makes it's own ice, then grinds it, fills the solo cup, and pops the soda can and pours it for you.........because
    life has become too busy to deal with an uice chest.  Then you can post a picture on facebook of your autaunimous Ice Chest. 

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