Tag "kitchen"

The necessary appliance: a guide to the modern toaster

June 17, 2016

Sometimes the toaster needs a replacement, or even just a refresh, so if you find yourself craving toast, here's a guide to the modern toaster.

LG clears the water with new a big new fridge

May 16, 2016

The next time you go for a glass of water, you might want to turn to your fridge rather than the tap, and that’s because some new technologies are being built into the ice box to provide water that’s better for you.

DeLonghi’s latest coffee machine has your barista in sights

April 7, 2016

There’s a new coffee machine in town, and it actually has the potential to cut down on the business your regular barista gets from you. Even from a brief hands on, it’s just that good.

Nespresso connects to phones for your daily dose of java

March 4, 2016

Forget reminding yourself to ever have a cup of coffee again, because the latest Nespresso gadget will make that cup when you tell it to using only your phone (and a coffee pod).

KitchenAid adds length, width to bread cooking

February 18, 2016

A good toaster isn’t hard to build, but style isn’t always exuded by them. Fortunately if you need that in your bread toasting appliance, a couple of newbies from KitchenAid could be ideal.

KitchenAid to bring three types of coffee to your home

February 4, 2016

There’s a good chance you like a cup of coffee in the morning, and if you’re anything like me, you like it several times a day, but what if you like it in more than just espresso? KitchenAid will have three solutions.

Samsung updates the internet fridge for 2016

January 8, 2016

The idea of the internet fridge was a cute one, but back in 2000, it was unnecessary. It’s seen a few more attempts over the years, though, and it’s about to get another.

Kambrook to churn through fibre with speedy smoothie maker

November 27, 2015

The portable blender world is now in full swing, or full blend, anyway, and the sister company of Breville is keen to show budget brands who’s boss.

Aldi consults with pro baristas for a new machine

November 17, 2015

Coffee pod makers aren’t always created equal, something our reviews tend to indicate, but Aldi is looking to improving its own system, and has even grabbed a coffee making champion to make it happen.

Panasonic sets up the summer for slow-juicing, slushy making

November 4, 2015

One of the downsides of a juicer is that after the initial two weeks of juicing is over, the appliance generally sits at the back of the cupboard waiting to be used. Fortunately, Panasonic has a remedy: make the juicer into a frozen treat maker.

Nespresso, Kitchenaid team up for metal macchiato maker

October 28, 2015

Nespresso’s encapsulated coffee machines have never been about the properly premium finish, but in a new machine built by Kitchenaid, it’s all about the old fashioned charm.

Panasonic unleashes “cyclonic waves” for better microwaves

October 13, 2015

When’s the last time your microwave did what you wanted it to and cooked something evenly? If the answer is “never”, a technology is on the way to Aussie shops that could save your food from being too hot and too cold all at the same time.

Kenwood folds the mixer, processor into one appliance

September 22, 2015

As kitchens get smaller, so too does the space we have for putting all our appliances. Fortunately, as manufacturers get better at miniaturisation and design, some of these products are getting a bit of convergence applied to them also.

How to make an internet fridge in 2015

September 8, 2015

In 2012, we wrote a story that showed just how easy it was to turn a fridge into an Internet fridge if you had an iPad 2. Three years later, the iPad 2 is nowhere to be found, so how can you make an internet fridge?

Saeco builds a couple of convenient coffee machines

September 8, 2015

Aussies love their coffee, but we also like it to be easy, and so we’re big buyers of the capsule machines out there. But if neither Nespresso or Lavazza work for you, what then?

Sharp’s fridges aim for simplicity and scent clarity

August 27, 2015

The refrigerator is one of those things we tend to only replace when it’s on its last legs or at death’s door, but if you’ve been thinking of getting a sleeker fridge for a while, something from Sharp may well do the job.

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