October 10, 2005
ReadyWhenUR : The satellite kettle
Scientists have invented a kettle that can be turned on by sending a text message, with the words "switch on", according to an article published in Ananova.
"Orange joined forces with PG Tips to create the satellite kettle.
Called the ReadyWhenUR, the silver and black kettle is fitted with a radio receiver programmed with your mobile number, an electronic circuit and a tiny set of mechanical levers.
The high-tech gadget - inspired by animated inventors Wallace and Gromit - will be on sale from January."
Picture of kettle from Pocket-Lint.
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