Archive for the ‘Home Appliances’ Category

De’Longhi EC146.B Espresso Coffee Machine Reviewed

Monday, April 9th, 2018

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of coffee. One of the perks of living with a lifestyle blogger who has “tea” in her blog name is an almost endless supply of the stuff (and tea too, as it happens). My go-to for many, many years has been the classic Nespresso machine for which […]

FingBox: Troubleshoot & Monitor Your WiFi

Monday, November 28th, 2016

With the Internet Of Things cascading down upon us like a great waterfall of WiFi-connected junk (and some good things too, I’m sure) the humble home WiFi network is now playing the role of arbiter to a whole cluster of connected home devices. This tangled mess of technology leads to the common and frustrating of […]

Masterplug 6-Plug Power Block With USB Ports Reviewed

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

USB isn’t going anywhere fast as a way of charging mobile devices, so it seems only logical that it would find its way into power blocks as a far more convenient way of delivering that necessary power than juggling a handful of socket-monopolising mains adaptors. The Masterplug series of Power Blocks offer exactly this; combining […]

Samsung FlexiClean SU8860 Review

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Okay, so I’m dipping my toes into household electronics. It’s an odd detachment for a gadget blog, but some of us really do like gadgets from all walks of life. It’s been a long time since I’ve had the luxuary of using an upright vacuum cleaner. The wife thinks they’re noisy and cumbersome, and she’s […]

Samsung SR8855 NaviBot Robot Vacuum Cleaner Review

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

I’ve never showed too much interest in robotic vacuum cleaners, the AIBO was a different story… after all, if you can get a pet which doesn’t leave hair all over the floor then a vacuum cleaner to keep it at bay is redundant. But I got a delightful email saying there was a Samsung NaviBot […]