Home & Garden Gadgets

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Unboxing: Black+Decker ORA vacuum cleaner

By Josh Marshall,

It’s an upright vacuum with 12 cyclones, which claims to have no loss in suction, with 3 attachments and a charging stand. But wait – there’s more! It’s also a handheld vacuum cleaner that detaches from the main unit and becomes… Read article

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Hands-on: Karcher’s WV2 Premium

By Josh Marshall,

Condensation in the home and office has to be one of the most difficult things to tackle in daily life. When you’re in an enclosed space that’s prone to condensation, you need a quick way to remove it before your… Read article

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Breaking free from vacuum filters: the Dyson Cinetic Big Ball

By Gabrielle Pickard,

It’s certainly got an attention-grabbing name – The Dyson Cinetic Big Ball. But does Dyson’s latest vacuuming construction live up to its warrior-esque title? Any newly-released vacuum by Dyson has to be worth taking note, especially when it claims to… Read article

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CES 2015 Video: Kelvin, the wireless wine thermometer

By Josh Marshall,

The perfect wine, they say, must be served at the perfect temperature in order to capture its true taste. Kelvin aims to help those trying to gain this perfect temperature in the easiest way possible. It does this by wirelessly… Read article

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CES 2015 Video: 4mom’s mamaRoo Bluetooth baby bouncer

By Josh Marshall,

4mom’s mamaRoo, as showcased this year at CES, could be the newest boon for parents with young children that appreciate movement. It’s a high-tech baby bouncer, controllable on your smartphone or tablet, that is able to move ‘like you do’… Read article

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Dremel Micro, the World’s smallest handyman

By David Martin,

The latest in DIY gadgetry has surfaced in the form of the Dremel Micro – designed to be like a multi-purpose drill with an adaptable head to suit many tasks. With just 250gr it is packed with a Lithium-ion battery fitted with a… Read article

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Neato Botvac robotic vacuum cleaners: What the critics think

By Gabrielle Pickard,

It’s uncanny how a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners either wittingly or unwittingly gave a new verb to the English speaking world to describe the chore of vacuuming. “Hoover up” became the chosen verb, rather than “Dyson up” or “Numatic the… Read article

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Review round-up: iRobot Scooba 450

By Shem Pennant,

We live in a world with robots. And we make them scrub our floors. Whilst you let that absurdity settle, consider the new Scooba 450 Floor Scrubbing Robot from the creators of the home robot category iRobot. Like its carpet… Read article

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Top 5 gardening gadgets for Spring 2014

By Ian Barker,

As the icy fingers of winter begin to relax their grip and the daffodils poke their heads up only to get battered down by the gales, it’s inevitable that we begin to turn our thoughts towards the garden. Depending on… Read article