Smart home technology

Here’s a really compelling show-and-tell on how mobile technology is integrating into our home appliances.  Through your cellphone and this fridge, you can manage your groceries, use it as a remote bulletin board, operate your washer and dryer, and even stream video from your TV set.  We’re going to see the Android mobile OS in a lot more devices…

[another very cool new device: the Striive pocket trainer — using gamification, altruism and really excellent UI to get you fit.  Already on Amazon, in BestBuy stores this week.  We ran into one of the co-founders who said that the successful behavior change and fitness is ultimately about….storytelling!]