17th January 2014
When lots of clever technology is incorporated in any device – especially when it involves hooking it up to the internet – the potential exists for those with evil intentions to get to work.
16th January 2014
A new fridge promises to end the perennial problem of keeping different types of food and drink at the optimum temperatures.
15th January 2014
Google has signalled its intent to play a major role in the burgeoning technology behind internet-connected home appliances, by buying a manufacturer of 'smart' thermostats.
14th January 2014
Washing machines, dishwashers and microwave ovens are widely seen as modern saviours from a host of unwelcome domestic chores – but new figures show that, in hundreds of thousands of incidents each year, they can cause a major risk to people's lives, or even prove fatal.
13th January 2014
Consumers in China, the world's second-largest economy, drove the country's white goods market to a new high in 2013, as they took advantage of a loosening of government policies designed to encourage them to buy more energy-efficient, but more expensive, appliances.
10th January 2014
Microwave oven users have different expectations of their appliances. While some might expect it to play a part in creating gourmet-quality ingredients for a full three-course meal, others are delighted if it can simply produce the perfect popcorn.
9th January 2014
The first 'smart' oven with its own integrated tablet computer has been unveiled by an American domestic appliance manufacturer.
8th January 2014
A West Yorkshire grandmother came to the rescue of a disabled man whose cooker was put out of action by an electrical fault at his home.
7th January 2014
The talk of the big trade showcase for new innovations in domestic appliances, which starts today in Las Vegas, is likely to be ways in which we can 'talk' to our electrical goods.
6th January 2014
A story of a naked man who got stuck inside a washing machine and had to be freed by emergency crews in Australia is going viral on the internet this morning.