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Home Appliances get Connected
Posted by: Jordi on Monday, November 29, 2004 - 08:39 AM
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It is easy to grasp the advantages of connecting PCs to network. Rather, it is hard to see any significant advantages in PCs if they donít have the ability to visit Web sites nor exchange e-mails these days. Current PCs offer values largely by connecting to network.

The value of connecting home appliances, especially white goods, is not as obvious as the value of connecting PCs. Most white goods at present do not offer network connection, but that doesn't present any problems. Network connection may offer some convenience, but no significant inconvenience would occur from lack of connection.

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