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DeLonghi’s latest coffee contraption caters to craft and convenience

Like many people, we’re big fans of the convenience that encapsulated coffee offers, but when we want to dart across the road for some real beans, our machines can’t help us. Fortunately, DeLonghi has a new appliance that solves both dilemmas.

11:23 am 22/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Philips combines a vacuum with a hair trimmer, we go beard-on for a mini review

A vacuum and a beard trimmer all in one? We’ll bite, because it appears that’s exactly what Philips has been working on, developing a facial hair groomer that sucks hair as opposed to the ones that just suck, period.

11:01 am 11/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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SodaStream joins the capsule world with syrup pods

One of the world’s best selling (and only) home carbonation products is getting a better way of making soft drinks, as SodaStream shows off a selection of pods that can work with its machines.

3:50 pm 08/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Instantly compelling: Lavazza’s $99 Minu coffee pod machine reviewed

Curious about the instant espresso machines, but don’t want to spend big to try one? Lavazza to the rescue with a new machine, offering access to the Lavazza A Modo Mio system for a buck under a hundred. Worth the cost, or should you go with something bigger?

2:55 pm 02/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Lavazza makes a mini mocha making machine

The instant espresso thing we call “inspresso” is heating up, and not just because the beverage is hot. With Nespresso putting the pressure on with less expensive models, it’s time for Lavazza to fire a shot in return with the miniature Minu.

2:44 pm 23/06/2014 By Staff writers
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Inspresso: something astronauts can soon enjoy

The few people sitting up in the International Space Station may well have the best view of all of us, but the one thing they don’t have is a fresh cup of coffee, and while you can just go to the kitchen or coffee shop to grab one, there are a few obstacles for space explorers to overcome.

3:29 pm 18/06/2014 By Staff writers
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LG’s all-in-one laundry superstar super-sized in 2014

Big families need big washing machines and dryers, but if your home lacks the space for both, it might be time to consider a big device that does both.

5:32 pm 17/06/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s SodaStream fridge shrunk for the smaller scullery

Last year, Samsung’s SodaStream equipped refrigerator was so big, if you wanted to see what automatic sparkling water was like from your fridge, you needed a pretty big kitchen. This year, though, the size restrictions have been relaxed a bit.

1:31 pm 30/05/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Sunbeam Maestro toaster

Sunbeam’s latest take on the modern toaster adds an LCD to the package, making the toaster more than just a random piece of cooking gadgetry.

9:44 am 27/05/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Kambrook warms up homes with both small and tall

While some places in Australia appear to be having a late start to the colder months, the cool air is likely still coming, and so if you’re in need of something to keep you from shaking while your teeth chatter, Kambrook has two newbies heading to shelves shortly.

4:11 pm 26/05/2014 By Staff writers

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