GE Adds Voice Control With Amazon Alexa

GE Geneva Amazon Dot | KitchAnn Style

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 …

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Whirlpool Brews Up Beer-Making Vessi

Whirlpool Beer Making System | KitchAnn Stye

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.

GE Appliances Recalls Top-Loading Washer

Appliance Recall News | kitchAnn style

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 …