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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
>Microsystems
>  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
"innovations"?




-- Rene von Rentzell, Tokyo