- New York Times Features iDevices iGrill2
by Jesse McKinley!
The iDevices Bluetooth meat
thermometer ($39.99 to $99.99) was among the consumer gadgets, gizmos
and kitchen, bath and living-room accessories on display at the
International Home and Housewares Show, the four-day extravaganza held
earlier this week in Chicago.
Interacting with your food was the idea behind the products made by a
Connecticut firm called iDevices, which is committed to using
smartphones to save America from undercooked pork and desiccated turkey.
The iGrill 2 (available in May for about $100) is a thermometer that
uses four small probes to allow users to control how their meat is done
— rare, medium, etc. — and then sends them a cellphone alert when the
meat is ready. (Note: You do not place your smartphone in the oven with
The iGrill 2 was in the show’s Wired and Well expo, along with other
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