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To Wemo or not to Wemo: the making of a verb with Belkin

Can a product become more than just a gadget, and can it become a word? That’s what Belkin’s CEO Chet Pipkin is hoping for if more people take up its home automation solution Wemo.

5:46 pm 29/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Dyson moves to protect skin with its first humidifier

Not everyone likes the cold, dry air of the colder months. Some of us get cracked skin, chapped lips, and a roughness on our hands and fingers that is just beyond irritating. Fortunately, technology to the rescue, and it could do more than just keep your skin supple.

5:08 pm 21/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s luxurious Chef fridge priced for Australia (and we can’t afford one)

One of Samsung’s products announced earlier in the year at CES in Vegas is finally getting released in Australia, and unless you have a cool $12K laying around, you can’t afford it either.

5:10 pm 08/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Dyson Cool (AM06)

Here come the warmer months and that reason to get the old trusty fan out. But before you do, you might want to consider a healthy update of the personal cooling device, as Dyson updates its original air multiplier, making the whole thing quieter than before.

3:37 pm 08/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Black Edition

Electric toothbrushes come in at so many price points, it’s hard to keep up, but if you’re looking for one that caters to use at both home and on the road, it might be time to see what Philips has in store.

4:47 pm 17/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Dyson’s first robot vacuum sees all, cleans “properly”

James Dyson may have helped pioneer the vacuum, but his company has steered clear of robotic vacuums, until now, that is, as it shows off one that it believes will clean your home properly.

9:21 am 05/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Using appliances to cook attracts women, says a study from Sunbeam

The GadgetGuy’s team of reviewers don’t need a reason to get in the kitchen, but if you know a guy afraid of standing in front of the stove, here’s a good reason to get him cooking: it gets the girls.

6:26 pm 03/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Questions over tea: has the kettle evolved, and when should you replace it?

One of the most used appliances in the Australian home has to be the kettle, thanks to our obsession with tea, but has this trusted appliance really changed over the past few years, and when should you be worried about replacing it?

5:23 pm 26/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Panasonic gets steamy with microwave ovens

As we all look for better ways to cook our food — and by better, we mean “better for you” — it’s important to acknowledge steam cooking, which is what Panasonic is doing with a model on its way to stores.

1:20 pm 18/08/2014 By Staff writers
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A big deal for a small meal: Sunbeam’s Big Fill Toastie reviewed

Toasties are about as Australian as it gets, and Sunbeam’s Big Fill aims to let you pack more into not just a single Toasties, but four, cutting off eight triangles at once and cooking them in a matter of minutes. Hungry yet?

6:08 pm 14/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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