Appliances

BIS certification: Manufacturers of kitchen appliances in a stew over testing parameter

June 19, 2019

Seek suspension of endurance test or deferral of roll-out of mandatory certification till a new system is in place With the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) making it mandatory for kitchen appliance makers to get certification from May 1, some players have raised concerns regarding certain testing parameters such as the “Endurance Test”. Sources said […]

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Hop On: There’s a Sudsy New Wave of Homebrew Appliances Looking To Automate Beer Brewing

May 31, 2019

How many people will make beer at home if you give them an machine to help in the process? The next few years should provide an answer to that question as a new wave of beer-brewing appliances hit the market. Home beer brewing machines aren’t new. PicoBrew started shipping the Zymatic a few years back and followed […]

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Kitchen Appliances Market, 2016–2024, New Research Report Analysis, and Forecast

April 1, 2019

All you need to know, new report on “Kitchen Appliances Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024” The Kitchen Appliances Market’s complete outline is crystal clear penned down in the global Kitchen Appliances Market research report such that not only an unskilled individual but also a professional can easily extrapolate the entire Kitchen Appliances […]

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Orient Electric to strengthen appliances biz

March 26, 2019

Enters newer areas; expands retail footprint Orient Electric, part of the CK Birla Group, is looking to strengthen its appliances business by diversifying into newer geographies, consolidating its presence in existing markets and expanding its retail footprint. The appliances division includes products such as air coolers, water heaters and smaller appliances like mixer-grinder and iron. […]

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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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