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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Throwback Thursday: News Recap September 24, 2015

If you have been reading the W.L. May Blog but haven't checked us out on FacebookTwitter or Google+, you may not be getting the whole story. We use all of those social media outlets to share news stories that relate to our industry as well as appliance tips we have found from other sources. Here is a recap of some of the top stories we have seen lately. So without further ado:

We start with some consumer friendly articles we feel would be great for sharing:
  • Valley News gave us some tips on common refrigerator problems. LINK
  • Capital Gazette explored some trends in appliance development. LINK
  • Mother Nature News shared a wide variety of cleaning tips in this article. Some about appliances, some not. LINK
  • Press herald published tips to get the most out of your freezer-and a green bean recipe! LINK
  • Its Nation Food Safety Education Month. Rye's Hamlet Hub had tips for you. LINK
  • Columbia Daily Tribune posted some ideas to help your laundry process "go green". LINK
Next, we look at the manufacturers and how they have been in the news recently:
  • Haier is introducimg a new refrigerator in Europe that has doors that become see through as you approach the appliance. LINK
  • Whirlpool is making a push for larger worldwide market share. LINK
  • Later this month, Electrolux will be in court defending the proposed GE merge. Here are some of the  key points they hope to make. LINK
We found some articles that might be of interest to those of you who love all thing appliances:
  • An inventor came up with a solution to the old "missing sock in the dryer" problem.LINK
  • Recently we told you about a cosmetic overlay to make a refrigerator look like a Game Boy. This kid has made an operating version. LINK
  • Usergizmo told us about a hand powered dishwasher. LINK
  • The Dunn County News considered environmental regulations and the effext they have on appliance design. LINK
Sometimes, the links we post are related to technology, business or happenings on the Internet:
  • We looked at one of the platform that will allow smart appliances to communicate with each other. LINK
  • Alphr reported on a plan for laundry in space-and fitness for the astronauts too! LINK
  • We shared a link to a wealth of useful links on business. Bookmark the ones you like, it looks like the pages host will be shutting down at the end of the November.LINK
  • BT talked about how technology will be transforming your home in the near future. LINK
We close with few just for fun stories:
  • A reporter learned you should always be nice to your appliances. LINK
  • We shared a look back to the wash days of yore. LINK
  • People in our business move refrigerators everyday. It easy to forget how intimidating that can be for folks outside of our industry. LINK
  • We read some reflections on how an empty nest is reflected in a refrigerators contents. LINK
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