Appliances Archive

Families pay THREE TIMES value of household appliances as poorest hit by massive interest rates

Hard-up families are ­paying up to THREE TIMES as much for essential household appliances, a Sunday Mirror invest­igation has discovered. We found rent-to-own companies, often the last resort of households with poor credit histories, charging £1,302 for a £349 tumble dryer and £2,850 for

Condo Smarts: Gas appliances can present a vexing issue for strata

Our strata is debating the safety of outdoor gas appliances and considering a bylaw to completely ban their use. Since 2001, we have had two incidents involving gas barbecues: One, an exploded glass balcony wall and another where there was over $20,000 in damage

an’t Get No—What? Appliances Are More Satisfying Than Cars?

  When Mick Jagger sang, “I can’t get no satisfaction,” he could have been talking about his car, but he was probably talking about his dishwasher. At least that’s the implication from the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index, in which we learn that consumers

Google Assistant Announced for Third-Party Smart Speakers, LG Appliances

Google on Wednesday at the sidelines of the IFA 2017announced that its virtual assistant will no longer be exclusive to the company’s Google Home smart speaker. Soon, the company said, Google Assistant will be arriving in new third-party speakers, starting with the Zolo Mojo by Anker, TicHome Mini by Mobvoi,

Chinese Producer Embeds Bitcoin Mining Chips In Household Appliances

Chinese electrical appliances manufacturer, the Midea Group, has filed a patent for a technique for mining Bitcoin using household products. The patent application was published earlier in 2017 by the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of the People’s Republic of China. Based on the patent application, Midea

How to get the most out of your kitchen appliances

Having a more energy efficient kitchen isn’t simply about replacing all your appliances with better-performing new ones. Such a move would be unaffordable for the vast majority of households, and getting the latest models when your current appliances are still working is not always the most sustainable option,

Prestige announces launch of Judge brand kitchen appliances

The new brand which is part of the TTK Prestige owned Horwood Homewares, will offer the SEC B and C demographic across tier 3, 4 and 5 cities in India with quality kitchen solutions at lower price points, the company official said. Kitchen appliances

How to get the most out of your kitchen appliances

Having a more energy efficient kitchen isn’t simply about replacing all your appliances with better-performing new ones. Such a move would be unaffordable for the vast majority of households, and getting the latest models when your current appliances are still working is not always the most sustainable option,

5 Daily appliances that can be hacked

Refrigerators Smart refrigerators are one category that could see wide acceptance in the future.  One Digital security has claimed that a fridge can be hacked and send malicious emails to others. In the past, we’ve seen instances of smart fridge hacks. For instance, a

Angering union, GE Appliances moving Louisville hotel AC production to Tennessee

GE Appliances is moving the Zoneline hotel air-conditioner production from Louisville to a Tennessee factory complex where the company also will produce upscale Monogram refrigerators and freezers. While the company and Tennessee economic development officials described the $9.3 investment at Selmer, Tennessee, as a win-win for