Friday, October 29, 2004
Gadgets and Gizmos: Latest Kitchen Tools
Forget fast food. Making a home-cooked meal just got a whole lot easier thanks to the latest gadgets and gizmos. Here's the Nighteam's Tom Haynes with the kitchen of the future.
WSVN -- It may not be the Jetsons, but it's not too far off.
If you want a taste of what's to come, forget slaving over an oven.
The appliances of the future are space saving and time saving.
We've come a long way baby.
If June Cleaver thought she had it good, the hi-tech housewares of today and tomorrow would make her head spin.
Like how about an oven that works as a refrigerator.
Controlled through your cell phone, the Polara refrigerated range can keep food cold until it's time to cook, then keep it warm until it's time to eat.
"What you can say is kids dinners on just wash your hands and it's prepared already and it's a good thing."
Hungry for more...You'll never miss your favorite show with this refrigerator - it has a TV built inside.
Or how about this washer-dryer. It cleans and fluffs your clothes all in one -- set the cycle and it's done.
Still need to save some space - this microwave toaster is a hot idea. Convenient and compact.
And while we're on the subject of hi-tech toasters check out this, it's the toast-n-serve. When you don't feel like making your grilled cheese on the stove why not slip it in to one of these babies.
Just prepare your sandwich... And toast.
The fiberglass fabric and teflon coating transfers heat quickly -- toasting your bread and melting the cheese.
Let's try it. Excellent. Excellent alternative to the conventional way of making a grilled cheese sandwich.
Maybe on the other hand, you prefer your buns grilled. Check this out.
Idrolux USA wants you to tan while you shower.
They've developed sleek panels that warm and wash at the same time.
And when you're ready to brush your hair, check this mirror out.
That's right - it's also a TV - perfect for utilizing space in any home.
"I think we can finally find peace in the American home. Men and women can actually agree on a big TV. What a man wants is a big tv with the great guts of a home theater system and a woman wants something that lives stylishly in the home and that's what they've got now," said John Walsh From Maxim Magazine.
One more gadget that everyone will probably agree on
are products that require us to do less cleaning.
Coming in 2005 to a home store near you. Countertops made from materials that fight germs and kill bacteria.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Internet Home Alliance
Idrolux Tanning Shower
Phillips Mirror TV