Home Appliances

Closer Comfort personal air conditioning (review)

February 1, 2018

Personal ‘coolers’ are a hot topic now with January among the hottest on record and February set to follow.

The tyranny of growing old – big phone buttons (review)

January 29, 2018

GadgetGuy gets lots of questions from Baby Boomers and Seniors about accessibility – things like ‘big-buttons’ on smartphones and landline handsets.

Dyson says, “Don’t just blow it out your fan”

January 25, 2018

We all know that all a typical fan does is move air around replete with a long list of sometimes deadly airborne contaminants. James Dyson

Heston’s Fusion BBQ – great for lamb roast this Australia Day

January 24, 2018

GadgetGuy recently showed off, or should we say salivated over, the amazing Everdure by Heston, Fusion Charcoal BBQ on Channel 7 Sunrise.

Samsung POWERbot VR9300 vacuum cleaner (updated review)

January 16, 2018

Samsung’s POWERbot VR9300 is billed as “Australia’s most powerful robotic vacuum cleaner taking cleaning to the next level.”

CES 2018 – that’s a wrap

January 15, 2018

The Consumer Electronics Show is over for another year – was it a boom or bust year?

Intel inside takes on wider meaning at CES 2018

January 11, 2018

Intel is a behemoth – the 1000-pound Gorilla inside IT hardware running on the majority of PCs, tablets, servers, a lot of IoT, and now

Whirlpool – smart everything at CES 2018

January 11, 2018

Whirlpool showed off Apple Watch, Alexa and Google Assistant, remote start, and scan to cook integration in its 2018 range of smart home appliances.

LG announces new artificially intelligent TVs and home appliances

January 9, 2018

LG has revealed its latest products and direction at its press conference at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. In line with the big tech trends

Review: Dyson V8 Absolute+ cord free vacuum cleaner

December 29, 2017

We’ve looked in the not too distant past at the Dyson CSYS desk lamp, and at a pretty fantastic Dyson WiFi fan/heater. But of course

Review: Dyson CSYS Task Light

December 6, 2017

The most famous Dyson products are vacuum cleaners. Vacuum cleaners have electric motors, and are largely about air flow, so it isn’t surprising that the

CHiQ brand enters Australian market

November 29, 2017

Mega Chinese TV and consumer electronics company Changhong has launched CHiQ as Australia’s latest consumer electronics brand.

Review: Evapolar EvaSMART EV-3000 personal air cooler

November 27, 2017

A few weeks ago we mentioned, as we then called it, the Evapolar evaSMART EV-3000 intelligent personal air conditioner. Now we’ve got our hands on

Your electric fan only costs 1.5 cents per hour to run

November 17, 2017

Four academics from the Centre for Urban Research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology reportparticularly nasty effects of rising electricity costs on “heat-vulnerable and

Samsung FlexWash lets you wash two loads at once

October 20, 2017

Samsung’s new FlexWash washing machine lets you do a literal heap of laundry at once. With a total capacity of 18.5 kilograms, the FlexWash is

Samsung launches its latest Family Hub 2.0 refrigerator – and it talks

October 19, 2017

Australian families will be able to do more from their refrigerators with the release of Samsung’s Family Hub 2.0. Building on the original Family Hub