Home Appliances

Kambrook gets into the energy game with SmartSwitch

6 years ago

These days, everyone is looking for ways to cut down their electricity bill and save the environment a little bit too. Kambrook's SmartSwitch aims to do both by switching off appliances that don't need to be on throughout the day, removing them from standby and pulling the power until needed again.

Husqvarna launches a robot mower that acts like a sheep

6 years ago

The Swedes have certainly been working on some interesting things, with the new AutoMower 305 taking its cues from none other than a sheep.

Morphy Richards Soupmaker

6 years ago

Soup is one of those perfect winter foods, and the new Morphy Richards Soupmaker aims to make the process of making soup an easy one. The idea is simple: throw your ingredients in and let the appliance do the rest. Could it really be that easy?

Electrolux International design competition highlights an Aussie idea

6 years ago

A Melbourne university student is one of eight young designers from around the world to be chosen as a finalist in the 9th Electrolux Design Lab competition. The handful of finalists were select from more than a thousand entrants.

Panasonic goes green in the home with new smart washing machines

6 years ago

When you go looking for a new washer or dryer, one of the first things you look at is how well the appliance is rated for energy. Panasonic is now going one step further with a washing machine that looks for ways to be more green.

Unboxing: Morphy Richards Soupmaker

6 years ago

In case you hadn't noticed, it's Winter, and that means we're craving soup for lunch. Good thing then that appliance maker Morphy Richards has released its "Soupmaker", a gadget that aims to cut soup-making down to 15 and 25 processes.

Grilling: there’s an app (and a piece of hardware) for that!

6 years ago

If you've been looking for a way to really show off your iPhone and iPad, you'll find it in a new product designed to help your cooking.

E-Tail or Retail: When to buy online, and when from a bricks-and-mortar store

6 years ago

High street retailers say they are under attack from virtual stores selling more cheaply: should we feel sorry for them, or follow the bargains online? Anthony Fordham reveals where’s best to spend your electronics dollar, and when.

When life does not abhor a vacuum

6 years ago

We don’t vacuum like we used to apparently. Where once we performed a deep weekly clean, households today prefer instant cleans several times a week, according to Electrolux.

Mothers Day Gift Guide

6 years ago

It’s Mothers Day this weekend, so how will you show your wonderful mum how much you appreciate all the love she's given you over the years? We've researched a few gadget ideas to help you make Sunday a special day.