Refrigerators

  • Magnets could cool future refrigerators, laptops July 29, 2014

    Washington: Magnets can act as wireless cooling agents and may one day be used to cool refrigerators and laptops, MIT scientists say. A new theory formulated by researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology describes the motion of magnons quasiparticles in magnets that are collective rotations of magnetic moments, or 'spins'. In...
  • Metamagnets may power your refrigerator in the near future May 3, 2014

    New York: Within a decade, we could be using much more energyefficient refrigerators than what we have today as researchers have now identified a new 'universal' property of metamagnets, unleashing its potential applications for several items of everyday use. Metamagnets are metal alloys that can undergo dramatic increases in magnetisation when...
  • Samsung T9000 refrigerator runs on Google's Android January 22, 2013

    Toronto: Refrigerators are getting smart. A new model released earlier this month runs apps to help users browse recipes, create shopping lists and manage the expiration dates of items like yogurt and milk. The T9000 refrigerator by electronics company Samsung has a 10inch WiFienabled touchscreen and includes apps such as...
  • UP hikes VAT by 0.5 pc; ACs, mobiles costlier September 5, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has hiked the value added tax (VAT) by 0.5 per cent, a move which will make ACs, refrigerators and other such goods costlier. The decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday and would be applicable after issusance of the notification on Wednesday, official sources...
  • LG to launch fridge that can detect stale food June 25, 2012

    Seoul: Global appliances major LG Electronics is soon planning to launch a smart refrigerator in India that suggests what you can make with what is in the box, and also tells you that the food you stored is no longer fresh. "We are planning to launch smart refrigerator in India...