News articles for January 2015

  • Londoners urged to register domestic appliances

    Londoners urged to register domestic appliances

    16th January 2015

    Householders in London have been urged to register their domestic electrical appliances online so that any problems with them can be solved quicker.

  • Poorer Britons 'hit hardest by energy price hikes'

    Poorer Britons 'hit hardest by energy price hikes'

    15th January 2015

    The poorest people in Britain have been particularly hard hit by energy price increases over the last few years, new figures have revealed.

  • Apple granted action camera patent

    14th January 2015

    Tech giant Apple has been granted a patent for a wearable action camera, which could soon see it go head-to-head with current market leader GoPro.

  • LG unveils radical new washing machine

    LG unveils radical new washing machine

    13th January 2015

    South Korean technology firm LG has unveiled its revolutionary new washing machine, capable of handling two separate loads at the same time.

  • Samsung chief sets sights on smart appliances

    Samsung chief sets sights on smart appliances

    12th January 2015

    Samsung's joint chief executive has indicated that the South Korean technology giant will be focusing heavily on smart appliances and the internet of things in the months and years ahead.

  • Surrey gas fitter fined over dangerous work

    Surrey gas fitter fined over dangerous work

    9th January 2015

    A gas fitter from Surrey has been hit with a fine after admitting to carrying out work while unregistered and potentially endangering the lives of residents.

  • Samsung expects profit fall

    Samsung expects profit fall

    8th January 2015

    South Korean electronics corporation Samsung has signalled to investors that it is expecting its first quarterly decline in profits since 2011.

  • Sony reveals new ultra-thin TV

    Sony reveals new ultra-thin TV

    7th January 2015

    Sony has unveiled its new 4K television, which it claims is the world's thinnest.

  • GE unveils new smart appliances

    GE unveils new smart appliances

    6th January 2015

    US electronics giant GE has revealed its new range of smart household appliances, allowing users to control devices using a smartphone or tablet app.

  • Customers anticipate smart meter delays

    Customers anticipate smart meter delays

    5th January 2015

    A new opinion poll has indicated that most energy customers expect the ongoing rollout of smart meters to be beset by delays.