The House of the Future at Grand Designs Live

Back in the eighties we were often treated to visions of what the house of the future might look like. Opinions varied but normally seemed to revolve around skin tight jumpsuits, pills replacing food and, more often than not, rocket packs. By 2010, we were told, we’d all be taking weekend trips to the moon. … Continue reading The House of the Future at Grand Designs Live

Samsung Navibot: New breed of cleaning robot

I confess it: here at Latest Gadgets.co.uk, we’re not always interested in domestic appliances. I mean, until someone put an internet connection in a toaster, I’d never cooked bread. So when we go out of our way to visit the launch party of a vacuum cleaner – the Samsung Navibot – it had better be … Continue reading Samsung Navibot: New breed of cleaning robot

Electrolux’s futuristic ‘Heart of the Home’ kitchen table

The kitchen can be a veritable hotbed of technology.  From the first labour-saving appliances, such as the washing machine, to more recent interactive devices, such as fridges that contact you when you’re running out of milk, we are always looking for ways to make day-to-day life more efficient.  With this in mind, Electrolux has developed … Continue reading Electrolux’s futuristic ‘Heart of the Home’ kitchen table

Three of the best: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) lights

SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder – is a condition where the ‘winter blues’, can cause stress, depression and and considerable disruption to a sufferer’s life. However, the condition is treatable and can be combated in a number of ways. One of the most common is to use a SAD lighting product such as a special … Continue reading Three of the best: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) lights

Bang & Olufsen BeoCom5 – back to the landline?

With Mobile World Congress poised to present the latest in cell phone innovation, you may be surprised to find us making a reverse-charge back into the world of the humble landline. But this chic cordless from sound-system heavyweight Bang & Olufsen more than merits a passing comment. The elegant BeoCom5 uses the same acoustics as … Continue reading Bang & Olufsen BeoCom5 – back to the landline?

Missing pet? Pawtrax to the rescue!

We’ve seen plenty of pet tracker gadgets in the past. Some use tags, others radio signals. However, PATmicro is part of a new breed that use a combination of GPS and mobile technology. Its makers, Pawtrax, first appeared four years ago as web resource for missing pets. They had no problem attracting users. Almost four … Continue reading Missing pet? Pawtrax to the rescue!

Yoomi self-warming baby feeding bottle

It’s 4.30am and you’ve been woken for the fourth time tonight. You can’t remember the last time you slept for a full eight hours and at this exact point in time you’d consider selling your first born in exchange for a decent night’s kip. The result of all your sleep deprivation has turned your brain … Continue reading Yoomi self-warming baby feeding bottle

Electrolux UltraSilencer vacuum – Music Edition?

Have you ever started carrying out a mundane household chore, such as hoovering and found yourself unable to muster any kind of enthusiasm for the long task ahead? If so, the Electrolux Silence Amplified vacuum cleaner could be the answer to all your housework-related prayers. It’s a hi-tech appliance fitted with an iPod dock and … Continue reading Electrolux UltraSilencer vacuum – Music Edition?