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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2013, 12:38:26 am »
Before long I won't be able to brush my teeth without an iPhone being involved in some fashion.
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Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2013, 03:06:08 am »
I'd like a ipad toothbrush app so i can graph how much i wash my teeth.
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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2013, 08:21:22 pm »
Before long I won't be able to brush my teeth without an iPhone being involved in some fashion.
I usually read the news on my phone while I brush my teeth.  :palm:
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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2013, 08:44:12 pm »
me too. worst is when you found oral igiene propaganda
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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2013, 08:47:12 pm »


This, IMHO, is the silliest part.
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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2013, 09:36:28 pm »
Before long I won't be able to brush my teeth without an iPhone being involved in some fashion.

I usually read the news on my phone while I brush my teeth.  :palm:

You are already lost.
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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2013, 03:05:06 am »


This, IMHO, is the silliest part.

It really is. I personally hate being used as a walking billboard.  :palm:
 

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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2013, 03:13:57 am »
It's not just the "walking billboard" aspect, it's that you're a walking billboard for a glorified smoke detector! What's next, Maytag? Kenmore? I'll pass on the Walmart T-shirt, thank you very much.
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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2013, 03:47:28 am »
Just a second I need to take this call, my house is on fire.
 

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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2013, 11:59:21 am »
Just a second I need to take this call, my house is on fire.

Maybe your washing machine is trying to tell you about it.
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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2013, 12:35:21 pm »
This device is a really bad idea. 
I hope our resident experts will correct me here, but they appear to have moved into the life-safety realm, which is a regulatory nightmare.  The product liability insurance would likely cost a lot more than their target goal.

Also, given that it would be sitting on a nightstand or countertop, I doubt it would detect a fire before the occupants had been overcome by smoke.  When installing residential burglary and fire detection systems, we had to follow specific guidelines on placement and spacing to provide adequate coverage and meet regulations.

From a purely practical standpoint it seems to be self defeating:  the primary purpose is to notify people when the residence is unoccupied.  But, if the resident isn't there, then they likely have their iPhone or iPad with them.

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Re: Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2013, 12:49:36 pm »
Before long I won't be able to brush my teeth without an iPhone being involved in some fashion.

http://www.aquafresh.com/kids-dental-health/tips-for-moms/experts-downloads-iphone
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Re: Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2013, 04:42:26 pm »
Before long I won't be able to brush my teeth without an iPhone being involved in some fashion.

http://www.aquafresh.com/kids-dental-health/tips-for-moms/experts-downloads-iphone

The world as we knew it no longer exists. We have been iPhoned.  :palm:
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Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #14 on: July 24, 2013, 04:51:28 pm »
Oh good grief.

Why is it supposedly "hard" to get kids to brush their teeth? My mom had a simple rule: you're not dirtying your mouth any more until you've cleaned it properly. If I wanted dinner, I had to have clean teeth to eat it with. Worked quite well with my sister too.
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Re: Re: Something that really doesn't need to be connected to a phone...
« Reply #15 on: July 26, 2013, 11:09:11 am »
Before long I won't be able to brush my teeth without an iPhone being involved in some fashion.

http://www.aquafresh.com/kids-dental-health/tips-for-moms/experts-downloads-iphone
Put a non-waterproof electronic device in an environment where water is splashing around? That sounds like a great idea... ::)
 


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