Appliances Archive

Sears is adding Alexa support to its Kenmore smart home appliances

Amazon’s Alexa assistant is now able to control an even wider range of home appliances. Smart appliances from Sears and its Kenmore brand are joining the list of hardware that can be used through voice commands to Amazon’s Echo lineup of speakers and other Alexa-enabled devices. GE and

Amazon’s latest assault wipes $12.5 billion off Home Depot, other appliance-seller stocks

Shares of Home Depot and Lowe’s were slammed Thursday, along with Whirlpool, after Amazon threatened to take on the appliance market in a much bigger way in a deal with Sears Holdings. The market cap loss in Home Depot, Lowe’s, Whirlpool and Best Buy was about $12.5 billion by the end of

Sharp trips to the future with a quartet of smart appliances

    Sharp has entered the world of connected appliances with a new smart oven, fridge-freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. But the aim here is much more than just app control. At its impressive Vestel City factory complex in Turkey, Sharp unveiled four smart

Great service at Bob Coccia’s Center for Appliances in Bayside

Bob Coccia’s Center for Appliances in Bayside is the very definition of a mom-and-pop store. Coccia is proud to keep it that way. He has been in the business long enough that he knows intuitively that giving the customer quality service is his top

Faulty appliances can lead to big disaster 00:00 00:00

“They wanted you to save their kids before them,” says another witness. It’s the nightmare that became reality in London after a massive fire in a residential high-rise building took the lives of at least 79 people. As investigators worked to find the cause they narrowed

The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals on Kitchen Appliances

Well, it’s Amazon Prime Day again, and we’re using it as the perfect excuse to make all of those upgrades we’ve been dreaming about. The collection of deals, which is taking place all day on Tuesday, July 11 (with certain offers beginning at 9 p.m. ET on Monday)

Toshiba home appliances returning to China

TOKYO — Toshiba-brand home appliances will hit Chinese store shelves after a hiatus of more than a year, following an acquisition by Midea Group, the world’s largest producer of these goods. Toshiba had sold its brand of home appliances in China until 2015, when slumping sales forced

GST impact: Prices of home appliances may go up by 1-2%

NEW DELHI, JULY 2:   Consumer durables industry is expecting only a marginal price revision despite the category being placed under the highest tax slab of 28 per cent under GST, as players look forward to the festive season in the coming months. The festive

Samsung really wants your kitchen appliances to be smart

Enlarge Image This Samsung refrigerator will include cameras so you can see the inside of the fridge from your phone. Samsung Samsung has placed a big bet that its customers want their large kitchen appliances to be connected to the internet. The company announced

Check out the best kitchen appliances you can buy for $5K

When it’s time to update your kitchen appliances, $5,000 can go a long way. At this price range, you can splurge a bit on your large appliances and get a few more extras on your products. With $5,000, you can peruse French-door or door-in-a-door