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There’s Already a Leather Coaster to Protect Your Furniture From the HomePod

It only took one day—one freaking day!!—for someone to capitalize on the bizarre news that Apple’s $350 HomePod, the speaker that isn’t so smart but sounds pretty great, might wreck your wood furniture. That someone is gadget accessories maker Pad and Quill and we are just as

Here’s how Whirlpool could convince you to make your kitchen smart

Whirlpool introduced this smart refrigerator in a color called sunset bronze at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. Chris Monroe/CNET It’s a risky move to buy a suite of internet-connected kitchen appliances. First, there’s the thousands of dollars you’ll need to drop. Then, you have

This $20 DIY Will Transform Your Bathroom

Almost everyone has rented an apartment at some point in their lives, so you know that the existing bathroom tile is nearly always underwhelming. It’s either damaged, stained, cracked, or just a funky color that screams ’80s or ’90s purchase. But it functions, so you deal

Getting the best from energy efficient lighting in your kitchen and dining area

In the third part of our blog series on creating attractive effects using energy efficient lighting with designer Graham Festenstein, we move on to the kitchen and dining area. It’s a focal point of many homes, and one where task lighting understandably can take precedence over general

Actuaries now have a say in your security posture

Analysis Global mega-insurers Allianz and Aon have just given IT buyers and the security industry plenty to ponder by cooking up a deal with Apple and Cisco that makes users of those companies’ kit eligible for a special class of cyber insurance. Part of the

Give your bathroom a quick makeover

When the rest of your home gets a makeover often, why should your bathroom be neglected? Here’s how you can upgrade your bathroom without burning a hole in your pocket. Containers: Add colour to your bathroom by keeping colourful dispensers for shower gels, shampoos, bathoils

CES 2018: Make Your Kitchen Smarter Than You With These Appliances!

HIGHLIGHTS CES 2018 is the biggest annual tech conference of the world. CES is being held in Las Vegas from 9th to 12th January 2018. Kitchen appliances with smart technology are being showcased at CES. The world’s biggest conference for consumer technology CES 2018

How to design a bathroom that adds opulence to your lifestyle

People can spend a great deal of time in the bathroom. The average Brit spends three hours and nine minutes sitting on the throne every week, according to research carried out by UKactive, a non-profit organisation. That doesn’t factor in the time they spend

Which of these top 10 styles is your favourite?

Every home has a distinctive décor style. Here are top ten décor styles that are popular around the world. Does your home have one décor style or a mix or two or more? Read on and decide. Modern: A house that is all clean, sleek

Tiny homes, big problems: Where can you park your home-on-wheels?

Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated Malcolm Smith’s former occupation. He worked in tech sales.  WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — Ryan and Cheryl Marcus took a leap of faith this summer to live a smaller, simpler life. They downsized their belongings, left behind their spacious two-bedroom