The Connected Kitchen: Saying Goodbye to Annoying Food Problems

The smart home is officially a big deal. So much so, CNET has bought an entire house to turn into a playground for testing and reviewing smart home products. And as we’ve said before, the kitchen will be the most popular room in the house for connected devices. Maybe that’s because it’s the room with the most activity—and the most mishaps. Here’s a collection of familiar food problems that will soon be laughable, thanks to innovations in the smart kitchen: Say goodbye to: That time […]

Three Ways IoT Helps You Engage With Customers

Get ready to know your customers like never before. The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to change the way you collect information about the people using your products. It’s also going to fundamentally change customer service, revealing more ways to connect and engage. Global CRM provider Salesforce.com says that today, customers expect they can talk to companies anytime, anywhere. But IoT will take that a step further. It could mean that customers never have to reach out for service at all. Here are three […]

Smarter Cookouts With IoT-Enabled Grills

Cookouts have been a hallmark of summer for ages. There couldn’t be a more perfect combination of food, drink, and friends. But if you’re hosting, you know all too well the feeling of being stuck behind the grill while your guests live it up. It’s time to join the party. Barbeques may be timeless, but the technology behind them is not. Over the last few years, manufacturers have been trying to automate the work behind outdoor cooking so the host can spend more time with […]