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Electrolux Screen Fridge

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

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Now, this is what I call technology, just for the heck of it. I simply do not understand what else got Electroux to come up with this new model of fridge. Called the 'Screen fridge', this model of refrigerator comes with a computer that is connected wireless to the TV and broadband.

And the purpose? - To make the kitchen the center hub of your household.
How? - The user can get details about weather and traffic details before leaving the kitchen and the house for work, check out the appointments, make a printout of your shopping list(Now, how do you get a printer to the kitchen!?). And apart from other standard controls, this fridge, priced at over $9000 and scheduled to be released at the end of 2006, comes with a remote access feature, which seems to be the only good thing about it, but then, why do you want to open and close a fridge if there is noone to pick or place a thing?

Looks like a big flop from the company. But then, I am hardly the person you should be asking when it comes to household appliances :)
posted by Anand, 3:03 PM

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