appliances

Samsung RFG299 French Door Refrigerator sports a LCD

Samsung RFG299 French Door Refrigerator sports a LCD

It's not that often that we feature appliances here on SlashGear, but this one just had to be mentioned. The Samsung RFG299 French Door Refrigerator is no ordinary ice chest. In fact, it features a LCD screen.

For those that just can't stand to be away from their technology, even while in the kitchen, this Samsung fridge is right for you. With a 7-inch touchscreen LCD built right into the door, you can control your refrigerator from the outside.

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Translucent OLED Panels can use as panes of Window Glass

Translucent OLED Panels can use as panes of Window Glass

You wouldn’t find these windows at your local Home Depot Window and Sliding department; it’s made of a translucent OLED panel by the Korean Electronics Giant, Samsung. The company has showcased a prototype of four 12.1-inch OLED panels as a window display at FPD International 2008; it’s also its first exhibition of OLED panel with a transmittance of 30 percent at Japan.

R2D2 Fridge is rare; might break the bank

R2D2 Fridge is rare; might break the bank

If you're big into Star Wars collectibles, this is a must-have! Well, if you can afford it, that is. This R2D2 compact refrigerator was made back in 2002 as a promotion for Attack of the Clones in Japanese 7-11 stores, but its price tag may make it more inaccessible than its low production count does.

Control your Roomba with a Wii Balance Board

Control your Roomba with a Wii Balance Board

How would you like to control your Roomba with your Wii Fit Balance Board? A Japanese man has managed to turn his Wii Balance Board into a controller for his Roomba with just a few steps. Essentially the man used the Bluetooth capabilities of the balance board to link the Roomba and the balance board. Afterwards he’s able to shift his weight from one side of the board to the other to move the Roomba around the room.

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The lo-tech Mowercycle

The lo-tech Mowercycle

As a kid I used to beg my parents to just buy a mower that I didn't have to push around the yard. Yet if they had managed to pick up one of these, I think I'd have wished for the usual push mower back.

Battlestar Glactica Toaster from the Sci-Fi Chanel

Battlestar Glactica Toaster from the Sci-Fi Chanel

You have to love the Sci-Fi Channel, they play so many old sci-fi reruns and know exactly how to keep their viewers coming back for more. Now they are releasing a limited series of Galactica toasters.

They don't just slap a Battlestar Glactica logo on the front either, this toaster will actually brand each piece with an image of Cylon. Making each piece of toast you pop in extra geeky.

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