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New Kenmore Connected Washer/Dryer and Dishwashers

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSKenmore wants to connect the appliances in our homes and to that end, they have unveiled some new smart appliances. The Kenmore smart washer and dryer will be available in February of this year. A smart app will allow you to remotely monitor your washer and dryer. This allows you to put your laundry in and run the actual load anytime you want. Kenmore Smart Washer/Dryer If you do a load of wash when you leave for work in the morning, you are going to come home to your clothes having a mildew smell, but with this system, you can run your load just before you get home from work and then put it in the dryer at that time with no hassle at all. You can even download customized cycles so you can do your laundry the way you like....

Energy Monitoring for Appliances From Whirlpool, Direct Energy – CES 2010

Energy Monitoring for Appliances From Whirlpool, Direct Energy – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Ever wanted to track your energy consumption? Well, Whirlpool and Direct Energy might have the answer with that. In a test going out to 40 homes, energy retailer Direct Energy will test how these Appliances will save and how consumers react. The system will automatically figure out how to manage the devices. Andy McCaskey talks with Whirlpool about this pilot project and how the system works. Using the Zigbee network, the appliances will talk with each other. The test is being run this year and the system will be launched in stores by 2011. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

Avoid Swine Flu – Clean Your Keyboard / Mouse

Avoid Swine Flu – Clean Your Keyboard / Mouse

*NOTE* There are some that think Swine Flu comes from contact with pigs. The virus – H1N1 – has nothing to do with animals. It is a form of influenza that is circulating. Other variants in the past: Russian Flu (H2N2) Spanish Flu and bird Flu (H5N1). It’s a fact – you have more germs on your computer keyboard and mouse than on your household toilet. We’re talking thousands of germs as oppose to only a few from a toilet. So when it comes to Swine Flu, do we have to worry about cleaning these items? It is spring cleaning for me anyway – I reorganize and take care of items that I don’t normally touch on a weekly basis. Of course, with planning on moving, that also adds to the fun. I keep my keyboard pretty clean. A can of air to blast out any dust, food...

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