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11 hours to brew a cup of tea

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All Mark Rittman wanted was a cup of tea. Little did he know he would have to spend 11 hours waiting for his new hi-tech kettle to boil the water. Rittman, a data specialist who lives in Hove, Englan… Read More
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7m, 1w agoPosted 7 months, 1 week ago
All Mark Rittman wanted was a cup of tea. Little did he know he would have to spend 11 hours waiting for his new hi-tech kettle to boil the water.
Rittman, a data specialist who lives in Hove, England, set about trying to make a cup of tea around 9am. But thanks to his Wi-Fi enabled kettle it wasn’t long before he ran into trouble ...

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/12/english-man-spends-11-hours-trying-to-make-cup-of-tea-with-wi-fi-kettle?CMP=twt_gu
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7m, 1w agoPosted 7 months, 1 week ago
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I'm all for an easy life, if you have a lot of hot drinks, buy a tea urn, if you're loaded hire a butler, buts what's the advantage of a WiFi kettle, you still have to do everything else manually apart from press 1 button.
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shadey12
I'm all for an easy life, if you have a lot of hot drinks, buy a tea urn, if you're loaded hire a butler, buts what's the advantage of a WiFi kettle, you still have to do everything else manually apart from press 1 button.
you still have to do everything else manually apart from press 1 button
or get a wife (or partner for those who immediately want to point the sexist finger - oh wait one's having a short holiday already)
#3
Serve him right.
#4
shadey12
I'm all for an easy life, if you have a lot of hot drinks, buy a tea urn, if you're loaded hire a butler, buts what's the advantage of a WiFi kettle, you still have to do everything else manually apart from press 1 button.

There's literally no advantage, unless the thing will fill itself with fresh water, pour itself over a teabag in an appropriate vessel and then alert you once brewing is complete.
#5
Sounds useless but I still find myself wanting one.
#6
heard about this on Capital radio yesterday morning X)

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