Two big reasons for choosing a variable temperature kettle over a conventional one. First, not all beverages requires boiling water. Specialty teas only need between 60-90 and coffee brews best at 95 degrees. Secondly, this will help you save money on your electric bills big time.
Hosting Christmas dinner goes beyond just preparing a seemingly never-ending array of food. Ensuring that your home tree and all it’s lights and decorations are perfect and all the presents have been bought and wrapped…it is almost always a given that the table too needs to be at it’s best. Typical Christmas table centrepieces have […]
There are plenty of ways to decorate your house and get it ready for the festive season with little to no money. Here are 10 easy ways to do just that this Christmas. There is something here for everyone.
With increasing fuel and energy bills, it is worth considering alternatives or ways to help reduce heating bills. What better way to do this than with these DIY hot air collectors. Even on a cloudy day, these solar air heaters perform surprisingly well and are definitely worth checking out. Here are your best options in […]
In today’s world, vacuum cleaners are a necessity. Everyone wants to have a clean floor and live in a clean home. Vacuuming helps remove dust, dirt, and any other particles that makes your home unpleasant to live in. Now, you have a choice between conventional vacuum cleaner or a robot cleaner. But are robot vacuum […]
Stop messing around with a George Foreman or small clamp shell grills. Get professional cafe level results at home whatever you are preparing be it panini, grilled sandwich, steak, burgers, chicken or vegetables with these large contact grills. They come with floating heated cooking plate that levels with the lower plate, searing function, solid hinge, […]
Love grilling but hate splatters and spills? Then these all-season contact grills are your answer. They are not only compact and small enough to put away when you don’t need them but will cook your food fat free, making your meals healthier.
With energy bills soaring up, it’s time once again to look at ways to combat exorbitant energy bills and to try and stay within your household budget. These are quick and easy energy saving tips without costly gadgets or drastic changes.
Air pollution is the primary cause of the increased temperature globally. Greenhouse gasses, aerosols, fine particulates all contribute to the poorer environmental air quality. Hence it begs the question – Should we be concerned about the air we breathe? The short answer is “Yes, definitely”. The Air Quality Index measures the quality of air around […]
The human population is growing at an alarming rate of 1.1 per cent every year. We are no longer in the 1800s when the population was just a billion. Currently, we have crossed 8 billion souls on the planet and speeding towards 9.5 billion by 2050 according to projection data from UN Population Division. Air […]
No room for Subwoofer, no problem. These all in one sound bar ought to do it. Not only are they compact and take up little space, or even zero footprint if wall mounted, but they sound good too with punchy bass. With their low to mid-range speakers, passive radiators, audio chambers and good amplifiers with […]
Sound bars today can achieve the same surround sound result as those produced by a traditional AV receiver and speakers setup. It can go as far as supporting Dolby Atmos with simulated 5.1.2 or 7.1.4 channels using clever three dimensional soundstage and directional speakers within the sound bar. You can also add rear satellite speakers for extra sound dimensions. […]
Over the years, we see different surround sound formats used by cinemas finding their way into our living room and home theatre and vice versa. We also see content being delivered via physical discs moving to on-demand streaming. They come with specific digital audio coding format for surround sound. Here, we look at the differences […]
Dolby Atmos surround sound systems support up to 8 channels, sometimes more. These are determined by the AV receiver or sound bar, woofer and satellite speaker setup. You just have to decide which of these different speaker arrangements or audio channel configurations to choose. We look at how the different channels are arranged and which […]
Dolby Atmos enabled sound bars are coming down in price. Gone are the days where Dolby Atmos systems are available only on expensive multiple speakers and AV receivers. These affordable and compact sound bars with subwoofer are all you need to get in on the action.
If you think that the perfect afternoon tea party is all about the best cakes and pastries, perfect brews of tea and tall flutes of champagne, you’re not wrong. However, it is just as important to consider exactly how all these wonderful goodies are to be served and presented.
The Champagne Afternoon Tea is the ultimate luxury in the form of an afternoon tea party. Picture a beautiful flute of bubbling champagne served alongside a full, sumptuous afternoon tea menu, all in your own home.
There is a clear distinction between an intelligent robot vacuum with smart navigation and one that just goes around randomly cleaning until its battery runs low before going back to the charging base. While both manages the job of cleaning, the former does it with more elegance and efficiency while the latter will clean for […]
For the avid writer, nothing can be more satisfying than typing on a retro typewriter. With its tactile bump feel, satisfying audible clicks, next line lever and scroll knobs, it brings back a feeling of nostalgia. What if we were to tell you that there is a way to relive or recreate that mechanical experience? […]
Video doorbells do not have to be expensive. Here are 8+5 of the best budget video doorbells under a hundred dollars with 1080p Full HD video feed, two-way audio and totally wire-free design. Plus, it doubles as a security camera for the door or porch with night vision, PIR motion detector and instant notification.