A software update is giving Whirlpool smart ovens an air fry mode – Mitchell Clark

Updates to your oven. | Image: Whirlpool

Whirlpool has announced that some of its smart, Wi-Fi-connected ovens will be getting an air fry mode to replicate the crispy reheating properties of one of the internet’s favorite cooking gadgets, all via a software update.

The feature will be coming to its Smart Slide-in Gas and Electric Ranges and Smart Single, Double, and Combination Wall Ovens via what Whirlpool calls an “instant over-the-air upgrade.” The ovens are also getting the ability to connect with Whirlpool’s Yummly smart thermometer, which will let you start preheating the oven from some of the app’s recipes.

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