30th May 2014
Just one in 25 people quizzed for a survey said they had delved behind their cooker in the past year and cleaned out what they found.
29th May 2014
A hungry dog unwittingly started a house fire after causing a spark on a hob while trying to nab some recently-baked meat pies which had been left on top of it to cool.
28th May 2014
Emergency services staff across Merseyside have issued a warning to people after they had to attend a third fire this year caused by people overheating wheat bags in their microwaves.
27th May 2014
With momentum building rapidly in the development of technology which will let people control their home appliances using their tablet computers or smartphones, Apple is understood to be working on software which will bring this capability to users of its iPhone.
23rd May 2014
An ex-soldier from Burnley is hoping to play it cool this June, after entering a charity run that will see him tackling the Pennine Lancashire 10k course – whilst carrying a fridge on his back.
22nd May 2014
While every business knows that the main goal of advertising is to be noticed, Google is taking this mantra a step further – and presenting its adverts in people’s homes via smart kitchen appliances.
21st May 2014
Technology used in the design of aircraft wings is being used to make supermarket fridges more energy efficient.
20th May 2014
Employees from Currys and PC World will be raising money in a slightly unconventional way by walking around the Isle of Wight – whilst carrying a washing machine.
19th May 2014
Appliance manufacturer Whirlpool has brought out a dishwasher that has an intuitive power – with the Smart Dishwasher boasting innovative “6th Sense Live” technology.
15th May 2014
The next steps in the development of technology – and how it will influence the way we interact with our domestic appliances as a result – have been projected with the publication of the results of a questionnaire from a leading American research foundation.