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Re: Interested in possibly buying XyWrite: a few questions.

Steve Carter:
> Appliance giant Maytag announced on January 14 that it has teamed
>with Microsoft
> to create 'smart appliances' based on the fuzzy Universal Plug and
>Play standard
> proposed last year. This follows earlier announced plans from Sun
> to create similar networked home appliances with Sears and
>Whirlpool, among
> others.

Does that mean we can look forward to buying yearly upgrades to washing
washing machines and fridges, complete with a number of surprising

-- Rene von Rentzell, Tokyo