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GadgetGuy’s gift guide for Fathers Day in 2015

Fathers Day is right around the corner, and if you’re anything like us and wondering how that snuck up on you, not only are you not the only one, but you also have a list of bits and bobs that’ll make your old man smile.

5:09 pm 27/08/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Sharp’s fridges aim for simplicity and scent clarity

The refrigerator is one of those things we tend to only replace when it’s on its last legs or at death’s door, but if you’ve been thinking of getting a sleeker fridge for a while, something from Sharp may well do the job.

12:09 pm 27/08/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Panasonic makes a smarter rice cooker

Need cooked rice without thinking? A dedicated rice cooker will do the job, and a new play on the tech could even make the rice taste better overall.

11:19 am 19/08/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Philips builds a WiFi light switch powered by your fingers

Those of you already living in the future with WiFi light bulbs controlled by your phones and tablets may be wondering how you can control them if you lose your phone or it runs out of charge? For that, Philips has a solution.

11:31 am 17/08/2015 By Staff writers
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Belkin jacks into wireless energy usage with WeMo’s Insight

Can’t work out how you’re churning through electricity at home? There may be a gadget worth checking out.

2:30 pm 30/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Panasonic connects homes with security and control

Home automation and security are about to merge now that Panasonic is getting in on the action.

5:32 pm 13/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Miele masks the rangehood in the kitchen ceiling

If you’re building a kitchen, the place where you stick that oh-so-necessary rangehood is typically obvious: above the stove backed against a wall. But if your stove is on an island, what then?

3:49 pm 09/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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IKEA plans your future home, the kitchen is the new TV room

The TV room is changing, as is the kitchen and where we sleep, and these are things furniture maker IKEA has picked up on as it works to visualise how the future of our home spaces looks in the next ten years.

2:46 pm 30/06/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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King creates a couch that can charge your phone

If you’ve ever said “I wish my couch had an iPhone charger in it”, you’re probably thinking along the same lines as some Australian designers.

4:33 pm 22/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Lavazza Fantasia

Practically instant espresso has changed the coffee machine market in our country, and Lavazza’s brand of cut-price coffee hopes to make an even bigger impact with the Fantasia, a machine with the milk frother built in.

10:34 am 06/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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