Appliances

Small Scale Appliances For Small And Tiny Kitchens

March 19, 2019

This is a 24 inch range from BlueStar’s Small Space collection.PHOTO COURTESY OF BLUESTAR; JESSICA SMITH DESIGNER With the increase of smaller houses and apartments in the United States and around the world, many companies are producing high performance, beautiful small-space appliances. However small the living space may be, people still want the convenience of a stove, […]

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Pops Of Color In Appliances

March 12, 2019

Kitchens today can have mix and match colors, adding just a pop of color in one or more appliances.PHOTO COURTESY OF BILL CHILL Watch any home show today and everyone seems to want stainless steel appliances. But as everything old is new again – white, black and colors are beginning to look very new again […]

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Amazon to launch Alexa-powered microwave, amplifier, subwoofer, and more

February 17, 2019

After launching Alexa-based speakers, Amazon is now planning to launch more hardware for a complete smart home setup powered by its digital assistant. The new range of hardware will not be restricted to elementary speakers but newer categories like appliances, music and car accessories. The company is expected to launch as many as eight new […]

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Delhiwale: The instagrammable shop

February 17, 2019

The sight is more than merely amazing. It’s incredibly instagrammable. The entire store is crammed with used electricals as a kind of monument to our modern civilization. All manners of used household equipment constitute this shop in Old Delhi which rightly calls itself Cheap Electricals. “Junk, that’s what it is!” grins owner Manmohan Swaran. Over […]

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Boarding gets better: Apps, appliances give college hostels a makeover

February 17, 2019

Hostel years can be bittersweet — it’s when your best campus memories are made, but it can also be fraught with hassles. Not every hostel is equipped to mimic the convenience of home. The first few days are marked with running around to buy essentials like a bucket, pillows and blankets. Mid-semester, you’re often scrambling […]

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Cuba’s strongest tornado in nearly 80 years kills at least four

February 17, 2019

A rare tornado ripped through Havana late on Sunday, leaving at least four dead and nearly two hundred injured as it tore off roofs, flipped vehicles and reduced some of the buildings in its path to rubble. The twister was the strongest to hit Cuba in nearly 80 years, according to Jose Rubiera, a meteorologist […]

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Budget: Rise in demand may be limited to FMCG, say experts

February 17, 2019

Finance minister Piyush Goyal ‘s 103-minute interim budget speech had 35 mentions of the term “middle class,” a constituency that, together with the farming community, occupied much of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s attention in the fiscal package he announced on Friday. Ahead of the general elections, the government’s focus was on aiding downbeat […]

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Google, Amazon want smart devices to mine even more of your data

February 17, 2019

Amazon and Google say they collect the data to make it easier for people to manage their home electronics. (Bloomberg) As Amazon and Google work to place their smart speakers at the centre of the internet-connected home, both technology giants are expanding the amount of data they gather about customers who use their voice software […]

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