Samsung Smart Fridge

Everything is ‘smart’ these days except for maybe, people… How about ordering groceries right from your refrigerator? Samsung has a solution for that! The tech company is partnering with MasterCard and Fresh Direct (an online grocery delivery service) to offer touch screen ordering right on your ice box. A MasterCard not required (you can use Visa, AMEX, etc.). The new refrigerator will hit the market this Spring!

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We’ve developed the entire app—the ordering, the cart process, the integration with the merchants. And yes, the payments,” DeVita says. (USAToday)

BTW: #IoT stands for Internet of Things. You can learn more about that here but suffice it to say that it’s a term used for everyday objects that have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive data. (Techopedia) Another IoT example I recently told you about is a Oral B’s Smart Toothbrush. Click HERE if you missed that! See… everything is becoming SMART!

Check out this video to see the new smart fridge in action!

Swarovski for Samsung

vs09-06_0921s_verge_super_wideI saw this photo this morning and almost fainted. Swarovski for Samsung… what’s not to like? I’m so sorry to admit this for Apple’s sake, but the smart-phone/watch game is officially #over for sparkly girls everywhere! I don’t know anything about the features or price but one thing is for sure – I want it! 

“One of the key aspects in wearable devices is providing diverse options for consumers to freely express their own taste and style,” said Younghee Lee, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, IT & Mobile Division at Samsung. “Our ongoing collaboration with Swarovski as demonstrated in the new Gear S Strap, allows us to stay ahead of trends and on the cutting-edge of design and style.”

High fashion and design from two trusted sources. Enjoy the beautiful images below!

Source: The Verge

Finger Scan

What if, instead of entering a 4-digit code or connecting dots, all you needed to unlock your phone was your finger print? If you have an iPhone 5S, you already know that your “home button” also doubles as a finger print reader, in a technology Apple calls Touch ID.

As always, Samsung has taken this new technology to a whole new level! Per CNET, “There are some clever touches however: you can register eight fingerprints — presumably your eight fingers, rather than eight other people — and each one fires up a different app or shortcut when you unlock the phone”. While we speculate on what the Galaxy S5 will bring, check out the video below to see the finger scanning in action on the iPhone 5S.