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Smart Appliances Steal the Show at CES 2012

[tweetmeme source=”plassappliance”]Were you one of the lucky ones that was able to attend this years Consumer Electronics Show? If so, you got a treat getting to see the latest innovation and technology put forth from top appliance manufacturers into new and exciting Smart Appliances. In case you missed it, here is a recap of what 3 top brands brought to the show and presented to the masses at CES 2012.

Whirlpool Corporation: The Whirlpool Corporation continued to show that they are a leader in appliance innovation at CES as they introduced new Smart Laundry Appliances. The smart washing machine featured in the video below can be connected to your network at home and activated through a Whirlpool application on a device like an iPad or iPhone. The concept is ingenious and the idea allows for more freedom not having to run back and check on your laundry. Simply toss your laundry in the washing machine, and when you are ready to start the cycle you have the ability to activate the machine directly from your phone. Perfect example, you can put your clothes in the washer in the morning, head off to work, and start the wash load on your way home from the office. By the time you get home, your clothes will be clean and ready for the dyer. The Whirlpool app will also let you know if there are any problems with the washing machine or dryer, and help set up a repair appointment. Click on the  image below to see the Whirlpool smart washer and learn more about it’s cool features.

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4 Helpful Smartphone Apps to Use around the House

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Need help around the house? There’s an App for that! With many of us having Smartphones developers have come up with creative and helpful applications to simplify tasks and make things easier around the house. Here are 4 fantastic Smartphone Apps that you should download to help around the house.

Dryer Bro: Dryer Bro is new iPhone App that just recently launched that eliminates waiting in line to do your laundry. This cool new App lets those that you know when your laundry is done. Be it your Bro’s, your room-mates, your family members, or whomever, simply set your phone on the dryer, start the dryer, then start the App. Dryer Bro works by using the accelerometer in your phone to sense vibration. When the dryer stops vibrating the App detects your laundry is done and fires off a text, email, or makes phone call to the next in line to do laundry. This very cool and time-saving Application is worth a try and a download on your phone. Dryer Bro is a Free App that is available in the App Store.

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