What to expect in 2019? New ways to have fun

Have fun in the Tesla Model 3, pictured above, due to launch in 2019 As 2018 draws to a close we turn to 2019 and ponder what will be the next big thing. Will Fornite continue its massive online success or will it be replaced by another gaming phenomenon, just as…

Smeg launches colourful, retro looking SMF03 stand mixer for £449

Italian high end kitchen appliances company Smeg has launched the latest addition to its family of versatile stand mixers. The beautiful, retro-looking SMF03 model has, claims Smeg, been meticulously crafted to be the ultimate baking machine. The most striking design evolution of the SMF03 is that both the motor housing head and basement match to…

Fossil launches £249 smartwatch on Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform

Watch brand Fossil has announced its latest addition to its wearables line-up, the Fossil Sport Smartwatch. Based on the recently launched Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform and the newly redesigned Wear OS by Google, this watch boasts several new technology features including extended battery life, a new battery saving mode, enhanced ambient mode, integrated heart…

Polaroid Originals celebrates Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday with limited edition film

Couple of months back we reported that Disney had teamed up with appliance manufacturer Smeg to launch a limited edition Mickey Fridge. Now it's the turn of Polaroid to celebrate Mickey's 90th Birthday.  Paying tribute to his iconic legacy, Polaroid Originals has partnered with Disney to create limited edition Disney Mickey Mouse 90th Anniversary Colour…

Facebook Messenger launches un-send feature – but you’ve only got 10 minutes!

Facebook Messenger’s long-awaited un-send feature is expected to launch soon, allowing people (mostly drunken people I suspect) to retract messages they have sent. The social network has detailed the imminent arrival of the option in its iOS app notes – but you will only get 10 minutes to change your mind! “If you accidentally send…

Google ghosts back for Halloween – this time with multiplayer gaming

Google ghosts are back once again for Halloween, and this time it's something of a first. Google’s 2018 Halloween Doodle is multiplayer game hosted on Google’s Cloud platform that lets you share an invite link with friends to join in and play. The game is a bit like Snake in which players’ ghostly avatars eat things - or…

Bang & Olufsen announces limited edition Bronze Collection

Bang & Olufsen introduces the Bronze Collection, a distinctively-coloured, limited-edition collection of the company’s most popular multi-room speakers. Taking inspiration from the architectural and interior trends of using warm colours and contrasting elements, the Danish innovator of sound has delicately curated a bespoke collection that, it claims, tastefully enhances luxury design within the home.  The…

Death of the desktop? New survey shows we’re using laptops and tablets instead

THE ONCE commonplace desktop PC has been relegated to Britain’s dusty workplace store room, joining relics such as the fax machine and the landline phone, while the retail sector adopts tablets and smart devices at breakneck speed and ahead of other business sectors. The survey of 1,013 British adults carried out by gadgets and technology e-tailer, LaptopsDirect.co.uk,…

New survey suggest Android phone users are clumsier than iPhone users?

Android owners are more likely to clumsily crack, crush and smash their devices than iPhone users are, according to new data revealed by gadget insurance provider Protect Your Bubble. More than three quarters (76.2%) of Android and non-IOS users who submitted a claim to the insurance provider cited ‘accidental damage’ as the reason behind their device’s…