Taylor Swift to Headline the Amazon Prime Day Concert

Ten-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist Taylor Swift will headline the Prime Day Concert on 10 July 2019, streaming live on Prime Video at 11 am on 11 July (and on-demand for a limited time) for Prime members in Australia, in a first-of-its-kind event that celebrates the best in Amazon entertainment, exclusively for Prime members.

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The Prime Day Concert presented by Amazon Music and hosted by award-winning actress Jane Lynch (The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Glee) will provide an unforgettable experience for members worldwide with an evening of additional performances from chart-topping artists including two-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist Dua Lipa, multi-award-winning artist SZA, and global superstar Becky G.

Amazon Echo Show 5 takes piccies too

Amazon’s new Echo Show 5 is a 5.5”, 960 x 480 touch screen with a 1MP 720p camera and a single 1.65” 4W speaker. At $129 it is cheaper than the round screen Echo Spot ($199) and the 10.1” Echo Show ($349). It has Wi-Fi AC dual band and BT 4.x.

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If you are in the Amazon Alexa echo system (bad pun), it is the best entry-level video/speaker. It will display Amazon Prime video content, Ring security cameras and has access to more than 20,000 skills.

BeerDroid makes beer you can drink – you control it via the app

BewArt has released BeerDroid the world’s first fully automated personal brewer, which brings the art, craft and science of brewing together in one elegant unit. Brew 10 litres of any beer style imaginable at pub quality, using BrewPrints and BrewArt Ingredients. The BrewArt App allows you to monitor and control the BeerDroid wherever you are. And it looks great in the kitchen instead of being relegated to the garage.

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Cost is $799 with free shipping in Australia – hmmm I suspect we need to review this!

While in the kitchen – Panasonic releases a six-door mirror glass fridge

The NR-F603GTX   is a Japanese made, ultra-premium, stunning mirror finish, six-door, 682l (320 fridge/320 freezer/122 vegetables/ with an icemaker and a fresh freezing chamber. In case you are interested, it is 1828 (h), 685 (w) x 745 (d)mm and costs $5499 (although Retravision has it for a more reasonable $3998).

It has a soft freeze option -3° ‘Prime Fresh Case’ to keep frozen food for up seven days – handy as you can cook without defrosting.

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The four bottom draws roll outwards, and the top two doors open French style enabling a large capacity in a smaller wall cavity. Of course its energy efficient and has every conceivable latest fridge technology.

Speaking of Brrr – Panasonic’s new air conditioner range will take away the winter chills

We can’t speak too highly of Panasonic ACs. Quiet, inverter technology and energy efficient.

The series features app/voice control and Panasonic’s nanoeX air purifying system, which neutralises harmful indoor pollutants such as allergens, bacteria and odours, to create a fresher and healthier living environment for Australian homes.

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The new R32 Z series Premium Reverse Cycle Wall Split range is available from leading appliance retailers and Panasonic Air Conditioning specialist dealers in June 2019, with full five-year part and labour warranty.

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