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Given my evisceration of the absurd Vessyl smart cup, I have to commend Fitly for being brave enough to show me its SmartPlate. Toss in the HAPIlabs’ smart fork, and you would appear to have the most ridiculous table setting in the world.
Because do I really want my tableware to be “smart”? Do I want it to win on Jeopardy? Do I want it to graduate from MIT? All these smart products just make human innovation sound dumb.
But while the basic premise of a “smart” plate sounds ludicrous, Fitly’s vision for its just-Kickstarted SmartPlate isn’t entirely laughable. The core benefits Fitly promises might actually prove useful to certain groups of people—assuming the SmartPlate works as advertised, accurately and consistently pulling off all the magic tricks it promises.