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posted by LaminatorX on Monday March 03 2014, @11:00PM   Printer-friendly
from the Java-should-be-open dept.

r00t writes:

"Taking a page out of Lexmark playbook, the Keurig company, famous for it's one-cup coffee making system, now comes with new and improved 100% DRM. Apparently, Keurig is upset over re-usable third-party 'coffee pods' which allow the consumer to escape the Keurig throw-away models which carry a retail price 5% to 25% more. Keurig's CEO, Brian Kelly referred to the move as 'game-changing performance.' Perhaps this will finally be the year of Linux on the Coffe Maker?"

 
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  • (Score: 1) by anthem on Tuesday March 04 2014, @01:04AM

    by anthem (17) on Tuesday March 04 2014, @01:04AM (#10379)

    I believe this was done with a raspberry pi at some company before and it was posted on dicedot - or i vaguely remember something of the sort.

  • (Score: 2) by VLM on Tuesday March 04 2014, @02:03PM

    by VLM (445) on Tuesday March 04 2014, @02:03PM (#10623)

    In fall of 93 or spring of 94 I was looking at a coffee pot in .uk on this newfangeled "world wide web" thing. Its an old idea.