The technology debate has people questioning whether smart appliances will make life more convenient or lead to laziness and complacency. If our refrigerator orders our groceries online for us, will we ever need to get dressed and leave the house?
GE Adds Voice Control With Amazon Alexa
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 …
Whirlpool Showcases Latest Tech
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 …
The June oven provides a level of convenience that could appeal to novice or disinterested cooks who may get frustrated trying to keep track of cooking times and temperatures.