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China Real Time Tests Xiaomi’s Smart Rice Cooker

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China Real Time Tests Xiaomi’s Smart Rice Cooker

We have smartphones and smart watches. But do we need a smart … rice cooker? What even is a smart rice cooker? And, wait, isn’t rice the easiest food in the world to make? These were some of the many questions that crossed my mind when Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. launched its 999 yuan ($155) smart rice cooker last week. In the name of science, I lugged one back to China Real Time’s test kitchen. The mission: to see if rice really does taste different with the help of big data. Was there a grain of truth to Xiaomi’s...

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