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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 rival on Wednesday March 05 2014, @09:04PM

    by rival (2700) on Wednesday March 05 2014, @09:04PM (#11516)

    What I want to know is will this be cross-compatible at all? I've got a lot of money in HP ink cartridges with DRM chips in them, and I have yet to find a coffee maker that will brew them properly. Is this the device I've been looking for all these years?