Reply to post: Re: IoT devices leaking passwords et-al.

Connected kettles boil over, spill Wi-Fi passwords over London

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Re: IoT devices leaking passwords et-al.

If it's connected, you can put an "i" in front of its name.

If you put an "i" in front of its name, the iSheep will buy it.

The iSheep are a large group who are happy to pay twice as much as something's actually worth for a version with an "i" in front of its name.

So by merely changing your product into an iProduct by adding some cheap, off-the-shelf electronics, its value is doubled.

(Just checked. iKettles seem to be about 80 quid for a very ordinary, stainless steel kettle. About 30 quid's worth without the "i". I'll bet the additional circuit board cost them all of 50p too.....)

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