The idea that household appliances need Internet-connected capabilities has always seemed over the top. Take the example of Samsung’s infamous “smart fridge.” Debuted at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show, its RF4289 model came with an LCD screen above the ice dispenser that allowed you read the news and send tweets. At the unveiling a Samsung executive explained why they chose those features, and without a hint of irony, he asked, ...

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