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The Fix Is Out

Manufacturers have made it increasingly difficult for individuals or independent repair people to fix electronics. A growing movement is fighting back. -- The Fight for the "Right to Repair"
posted by Room 641-A on Aug 8, 2016 - 49 comments

"Restart the refrigerator and check timezone"

I have a Samsung RF4289HARS refrigerator. The Google calendar app on it has been working perfectly since I purchased the refrigerator August 2012. However, with the latest changes in Google Calendar API, I can no longer sign in to my calendar.
From the Google support forums.
posted by Foci for Analysis on Dec 14, 2015 - 137 comments

Yes we're gonna have a wingding 🎡

"​These vintage GE appliances are original to my house circa 1956. The house was never occupied and appliances were never used. ​ The manuals were still taped to the appliances.​.." (Flickr) Welcome to the New Frontier - as defined by mid-century American suburbs.​ via​
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Feb 21, 2015 - 56 comments

Blodes Orchester

8 years in the making, ~200 antique appliances comprise Michael Petermann's Stupid Orchestra (SLVimeo).
posted by Lutoslawski on Mar 29, 2011 - 10 comments

Appliance internals

Disassembled household appliances.
posted by Astro Zombie on Aug 21, 2008 - 34 comments


There are good beeps and there are bad beeps. Beep beep beep beep beep. Previously: 1, 2, 3.
posted by jiiota on Aug 26, 2007 - 30 comments

Look out, George Foreman!

Not only does the Playstation 3 play Blu-Ray discs, it also knocks out the fat!
posted by melorama on Nov 24, 2006 - 28 comments

Not your mother's appliance

Design Lab 2006 (flash and sound) Are you a college student with an eye toward design? Design a cool appliance and win 5,000 Euros. For the rest of us there are previous winners, such as this airwash waterless washing machine.
posted by caddis on Aug 2, 2006 - 13 comments

Built to last

"The best selling stoves and refrigerators at Jowers Appliances these days aren't sleek models with computerized controls. What folks can't get enough of are the stoves and refrigerators that the store would have sold when it opened more than 50 years ago." Welcome to the world of vintage appliances! Stove/range porn (SFW): O'Keefe & Merritt, Wedgewood, Western Holly. How about doing your own old stove restoration? Need some guidance? Want to see what your vintage stove might be worth? It might surprise you!
posted by spock on Jul 6, 2006 - 56 comments

Chilling your food.

Non-electrical refrigerator. This stove is cool for the single person on the go type. "The History of the Refrigerator and Freezers."
posted by thomcatspike on Mar 23, 2004 - 18 comments

Vintage Technology

Vintage Technology: home electrical goods from the twentieth century.
posted by hama7 on Oct 26, 2003 - 5 comments

Culinary Parts Unlimited

Where do you turn when the springy gizmo breaks off of the filter basket on your 5-year-old coffee maker? Culinary Parts Unlimited, evidently. (Via the guy at the coffee store.)
posted by staggernation on Jun 13, 2003 - 7 comments

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