Smart appliances have a proud cheerleader in LG. They made the LCD fridge in Arrested Development's Bluth model home, and they just keep pushing toward the future, throwing ideas at the wall, waiting for any of them to catch on.
The latest development is a smart cookbook, equipped with RFID chips that can communicate "information of food" to another device-something like LG's SmartThinQ oven.
In the patent application, LG eloquently proposes that when a user tries to cook a recipe from a cookbook, he or she "may cook by guess
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Not too long ago, home electronics and appliances meant a tank-sized radio, a refrigerator, arange, and maybe a washer and dryer. By the 1960s, TVs had successfully colonized the living rooms of America, and by the end of the century home computers were nearly as common as microwaves. Today, it’s hard to find room for all our portable devices. And it’s even harder to imagine our lives without smartphones.
We use them to find information, to record and share everything from family photos to hilarious cat videos. We rely on them for staying in touch, whether it’s sending texts and emails, updating our Facebook page, or using that quaint old means of communicating— actually talking on the phone. The smarter our phones get, the more essential they become. It’s not surprising that we’ve started to think of them our third hand.