Appliances Archive

Hitachi Vantara Unveils New Turnkey IoT Appliance, Powered by Lumada Software

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today unveiled a new appliance for internet of things (IoT) deployments: Hitachi IoT Appliance, powered by Lumada, Hitachi’s IoT platform. Delivered as a turnkey system, the appliance’s “hyperconverged meets microservices” architecture combines Hitachi’s best-in-class storage

GE Appliances pays $1.2 million to settle lawsuit over 2015 fire

GE Appliances will pay $1.2 million to settle a class-action lawsuit stemming from the 2015 fire that destroyed Building 6 at Louisville Appliance Park. The settlement fund will pay for damages to nearby property from debris and smoke related to the fire, as well

Global Smart Connected Cooking Appliances Market 2017-2021

Smart connected kitchen appliances include refrigerators, dishwashers, cookware, cooktops, and other cooking appliances. Owing to the growing popularity of the modern and smart kitchen concept, customers are willing to spend on such products. These appliances work similar to that of the regular kitchen appliances.

What to Know About Water-Damaged Appliances

When you return home after a flood, your instinct might be to rush in and check on the extent of the damage. But don’t—appliances might have shifted and damaged electrical or gas lines, putting you at risk. “If your gas range or water heater

Families pay THREE TIMES value of household appliances as poorest hit by massive interest rates

Hard-up families are ­paying up to THREE TIMES as much for essential household appliances, a Sunday Mirror invest­igation has discovered. We found rent-to-own companies, often the last resort of households with poor credit histories, charging £1,302 for a £349 tumble dryer and £2,850 for

Condo Smarts: Gas appliances can present a vexing issue for strata

Our strata is debating the safety of outdoor gas appliances and considering a bylaw to completely ban their use. Since 2001, we have had two incidents involving gas barbecues: One, an exploded glass balcony wall and another where there was over $20,000 in damage

an’t Get No—What? Appliances Are More Satisfying Than Cars?

  When Mick Jagger sang, “I can’t get no satisfaction,” he could have been talking about his car, but he was probably talking about his dishwasher. At least that’s the implication from the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index, in which we learn that consumers

Google Assistant Announced for Third-Party Smart Speakers, LG Appliances

Google on Wednesday at the sidelines of the IFA 2017announced that its virtual assistant will no longer be exclusive to the company’s Google Home smart speaker. Soon, the company said, Google Assistant will be arriving in new third-party speakers, starting with the Zolo Mojo by Anker, TicHome Mini by Mobvoi,

Chinese Producer Embeds Bitcoin Mining Chips In Household Appliances

Chinese electrical appliances manufacturer, the Midea Group, has filed a patent for a technique for mining Bitcoin using household products. The patent application was published earlier in 2017 by the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of the People’s Republic of China. Based on the patent application, Midea

How to get the most out of your kitchen appliances

Having a more energy efficient kitchen isn’t simply about replacing all your appliances with better-performing new ones. Such a move would be unaffordable for the vast majority of households, and getting the latest models when your current appliances are still working is not always the most sustainable option,