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Farming industry must embrace the Internet of Things to 'grow enough food'

Smart farming could help in soil preparation, planting, harvesting, and monitoring livestock.

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GE joins the smart sous-vide craze, but its induction cooktop will cost you

The appliance giant is announcing the first sous-vide setup, which integrates with a cooktop and can be controlled from your smartphone.

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Make fancy-schmancy sous-vide on a budget with Anova's Precision Cooker

The Anova looks a bit like a hand mixer, but it circulates water and monitors temperature for you. Best of all, it's affordable.

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I’m wearin’ it! Survey shows users would buy wearable tech from McDonald’s

We’re not sure exactly what that would be, but it was the most bizarre result from a wearables survey that showed predictably high interest in Apple Watch.

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Push for Pizza is the laziest food delivery app of all time

What if there was, like, a button you pushed, and pizza showed up?

App Invasion: Push for Pizza is the laziest food delivery app of all time

You push a button, and pizza shows up. It's like magic. Except for that it's actually just a pizza delivery service.

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Now you can book a table and pay for your meal with OpenTable’s app

OpenTable wants to be a one-stop shop for your dining needs, stopping just short of cooking the food and pouring the wine.

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Yelp adds tiny videos to its reviews

Reviewers can add 3- to 12-second videos of local businesses, for when photos alone won't do.

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iDevices Kitchen Thermometer Mini review: Now we're cooking

It's not exactly Rosie the Robot preparing meals for you, but you'll be able to walk away from the kitchen and get a push notification when the meat is at the perfect temperature. Not too shabby.

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Six grocery shopping apps to replace your paper list

Put all your grocery lists on your smartphone and make your shopping a lot easier.

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Edyn keeps tabs on your garden and even waters your plants

This smart gardening system sends data from your soil to the cloud, which decides when and how much to water your plants. Yep, it's a 21st-century rain cloud.