If you don’t have an Amazon Echo you might not know that the virtual assistant Alexa has “skills.” Think of it as third-party apps that tap into the power of Alexa without ever needing native support. General Electric has introduced another step toward the fully connected home with the launch of Geneva, an Alexa “skill” that allows … Continue reading GE Adds Voice Control With Amazon Alexa
Every home-brewer knows Brew Day is the best part of brewing your own beer. But then comes fermentation and bottling.
With the new Whirlpool Vessi fermentor and tap system, the company says it is reducing the time it takes to make beer from a month down to seven days.
It’s a fermenter just like the ones you’d see on a brewery tour, shrunken down for home use and designed to make and dispense beer in a single unit about the size of a dishwasher. Continue reading Whirlpool Brews Up Beer-Making Vessi
GE Appliances, a Haier company (“GEA”) has announced a recall of 220,000+ GE Profile High-Efficiency Top-Loading Clothes Washers due to a risk of fire. This recall is for older appliances sold between June 2003 and October 2011. All units with any of these GE Profile model numbers are affected: WPGT9350, WPGT9360, WPGT9150 They units, made in Korea, came … Continue reading GE Appliances Recalls Top-Loading Washer
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, Whirlpool Corp. is recalling about 15,200 OTR microwaves because internal arcing during use can ignite a plastic component posing a fire hazard. Continue reading Internal Arcing Sparks Recall
If you like the convenience of bottled cold brewed coffee (and the caffeine kick that accompanies it) then this new home appliance just might be for you. Thanks to new vacuum-pressure technology, a new brewer launched on Indiegogo can turn a mix of cold water and grounds into a drinkable brew in minutes. If you’re not … Continue reading Prisma Cold Brewer
Wilsonart has introduced Spectrum – an entirely new Virtual Design Library (VDL) category that pairs subtle, layered design with a spectacular range of colors. Spectrum premiered with the Crossweave Series – 25 curated colors in a cross-directional design with a woven feel. The dazzling colors in the Crossweave series was taken directly from emerging trends … Continue reading WilsonArt Spectrum Crossweave and Mid-Century Options
Most of us in the Kitchen and Bath Design World are focused on KBIS next week so the news that Whirlpool received nine International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 Innovation Awards for seven new kitchen and laundry products this week might have been missed. Amazon Dash Built In Whirlpool Smart Dishwasher, Washer and Dryer allows families … Continue reading Whirlpool Showcases Latest Tech