Using computers, probes and cameras, ‘smart’ device’s creators have transformed a backbone of the kitchen that has changed little since Mad Men eraFor US entrepreneur Matt van Horn, there was one household device that has stubbornly avoided the technological transformation of domestic life.“The oven in my home today looked almost identical to the vintage ovens on shows like Mad Men … and not much had changed,” he says. Related: Kitchen gadgets review: Purifry Fryer – ‘a shonky meal cooked in a giant mechanical egg’ Continue reading
In the ‘gig’ or ‘sharing’ economy, say the experts, we will do lots of different jobs as technology releases us from the nine to five. But it may also bring anxiety, insecurity and low wages • Five ways work will change in the future• Life inside the new gig economyIn 2003, a young French IT worker called Frédéric Mazzella was trying to get from Paris to his parents’ home in the south-west of France for Christmas. He had left it late to book and all the SNCF trains were full
Freescale has cooked up the first real innovation in heating food since the microwave oven. Freescale has developed solid-state high-power RF technology that will propel cooking into the 21st Century world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and software-defined architecture. Many modern household appliances have sensors built-in, such as clothes washers […]
Business processes tied to the Industrial Internet (part of the Internet of Things) are projected to deliver efficiency gains of at least one percent. So far, measured implementations have been delivering 20 times that original hoped-for result. That’s the word from GE, which is building out the Industrial Internet in a […]
Chet Pipkin creates the tech accessories that fill your house–or at least a kitchen drawer.
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World Toilet Day gives us the chance to reflect on the issue of sanitation in the civilized world, and thank the toilet gods we can pimp out our own toilets with tech.
The Narrative Jacket was designed by London-based, emerging menswear brand Ada + Nik in partnership with Will.i.am’s and Coca-Cola’s recycling-focused brand Ekocycle. It features a camera on the left-hand breast that takes two photos every minute as you go about daily life.
The BLOCKS modular smartwatch could beat every other wearable. Full interview with its creators.
Oak Labs looks to develop technology like connected fitting rooms that can help retailers better understand customers’ shopping experiences.