Smeg and Disney collaborate on limited edition £1699 Mickey Mouse fridge

Usually when a mouse has been spotted near the fridge it's not a good thing. But in this case, it's nothing to worry about. Following on from recent collabs with Dolce&Gabbana, Mini and Veuve Cliquot, Italian appliance brand Smeg has teamed up with Disney to create a limited edition commemorative fridge. Launched to celebrate Smeg's two…

Should I buy a new iPhone XR or XS tomorrow? 5 reasons for and 5 against

Tomorrow (21st September 2018) sees the official launch of three new iPhone models: the XS (confusingly pronounced 10S rather than 'excess'), its bigger brother, the XS Max, and the budget (well budget in Apple terms) XR. They all look very nice and it's interesting that rather than just launching one new model that Apple now…

August launches SWB200 smart activity and fitness tracker for £54.95

August launches affordable, app enabled fitness tracker wristband with OLED display, notifications and 30-day battery life Accurately tracks daily activity including steps, distance, heart rate, blood oxygen, calories burnt and sleep UK based consumer electronics company August International has announced the launch of the SWB200 smart activity tracker. Packed full of features, this app-enabled wristband tracks a…

Withings returns with Steel HR Sport after buying back company from Nokia

Withings has returned to the digital health market with a new hybrid smartwatch after buying the company back from Nokia earlier in the year. Featuring heart rate monitoring, connected GPS, and Fitness Level based on VO2 max measurement, the Steel HR Sport is a multi-sport hybrid smartwatch which offers heart rate monitoring, connected GPS tracking and…

Apple unveils Series 4 watch with integrated ECG plus new iPhones starting at $749

Apple launched a range of new products at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California including a new Apple Watch and several new iPhones ... Apple Watch – New Series 4 watch with new displays. Digital crown with haptic feedback and new speaker (50% louder) and microphone. 64-bit dual core processor. Edge to Edge OLED…

Forget the Apple iPhone XS, the iPhone 6 is the nation’s favourite 4 years on!

The 2014 iPhone 6, including the 6S and Plus versions, have been revealed to be the nation’s favourite edition of Apple phone. Leading price comparison website idealo.co.uk has quizzed the nation ahead of the anticipated launch of three new iPhones today (12/9/18). Previous editions of the iPhone are ranked below in terms of popularity: iPhone 6 & 6S…

Tech is connecting Brits to nature, reckons new survey

While most of us worry that tech is keeping us indoors too much (especially teenagers), new research suggests the very opposite may be true.  A survey of 1,001 British adults carried out by gadgets and technology e-tailer, LaptopsDirect.co.uk, found that 72% of UK adults say gadgets inspired them to explore the outdoors more than they would have…

Students are target of one in four mobile phone thefts, claims survey

While the vast majority of new students look back on Freshers’ week as one of the best periods of university life, many will be waking up this September with a lot less than a hazy memory of the night before.  That's because a report by insurance company Protect Your Bubble has revealed more than a…

Three fifths of Brits don’t know how to work their home appliances!

New research reveals that Brits have little understanding when it comes to working all of their home appliances. A survey of 1,015 UK adults carried out by appliances retailer, AppliancesDirect.co.uk, revealed that 61% of Brits said that they can’t work all of their home appliances. More than 1 in 3 (39%) reveal they search on the…