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KFC's new chicken bucket is also a Bluetooth photo printer

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Introducing our Memories Bucket - Capture memories made with this limited edition anniversary bucket. Want one? #Happy60KFC

Posted by KFC on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Global poultry syndicate KFC is celebrating its 60th anniversary of operation in Canada, and it's introducing a special new chicken bucket to celebrate. The Memories Bucket is no mere cardboard cutout — it's also a Bluetooth photo printer, one that can interface with your phone and print pictures of your choice. You won't be able to snare one for yourself through your standard order, though — based on comments on KFC Canada's Facebook page, it's going to be given away as a limited release.

KFC is no stranger to chicken-related technological gimmickry. The company's Japanese chapter raffled off a chicken-themed keyboard, mouse, USB stick, and sets of 3D-printed earrings as part of a social media promotion last fall, and its German outpost gave customers a thin, rechargeable Bluetooth keyboard in place of the usual grease-sopping paper sheet this May. The company's experimentation goes beyond physical products, too. If you have a minute at lunch, you can play ColonelQuest, an 8-bit romp through Colonel Sanders' life released in May. The Memories Bucket may raise the bar on ridiculous poultry products, but this is an age of tweeting fridges, smart dishwashers, and NFC-enabled ovens — who's to say your chicken bucket shouldn't print pictures?

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