...the second in an occasional series.
Home Hub Features:
- High performance AM/FM radio with intuitive, web-programmable presets
- CD Player
- Automatic weather forecast updates from Accuweather
- Automatic personal financial portfolio updates
- Clock automatically synchronizes with US atomic clock via internet
- Multiple alarms with intuitive programming via web interface
- Display adjusts for easy viewing lying down or standing
- Automatic daily family calendar reminders with web interface
- Power failure time protection
- Automatically provides programming updates and clock data to Beyond appliances
- Sends and receives information to the Beyond connected Appliance Network
- Small enough to easily fit on a nightstand
- Microsoft CE.Net operating system
But most importantly !!!
"Since it uses always-on power-line communications to connect to the Appliances, you can even check to see if your morning coffee is ready before leaving the warmth of your bed! "
Santa's on IM now (firstname.lastname@example.org), I wonder if he'll accept updates to my Christmas list?