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Smart appliances from LG tie technology to your home life

Whitegoods and home appliances with internet connectivity are coming, with LG showing off a surprisingly close future where you can see what's inside your fridge while you're out shopping, and where you can control your washing machine before coming back home from work....

Samsung rewrites the book on the internet fridge

Twelve years ago, LG unveiled the first refrigerator that allowed you to surf the web without leaving the kitchen. That was well before the smartphone and tablet revolutions that allow us to now surf in whatever room of the house we like, but Samsung obviously thinks there's merit in a web-ready kitchen device that stays put, and has launched its own internet fridge....

How to turn any fridge into an Internet fridge

LG's internet refrigerator wasn't the huge success the company expected, but accessory maker Belkin has come up with a new way to skin the same cat: a gadget that can – with the help of an iPad 2 – turns any fridge into something more web friendly....