2nd September 2014
A big step into the mainstream is being expected for self-steering, robotic vacuum cleaners this week, with tycoon Sir James Dyson’s company publishing a teaser video in advance of a launch event.
1st September 2014
Concerns over the rising cost of energy have put the item firmly on the agenda at high-level meetings in nine out of 10 companies.
29th August 2014
The regulator of the UK’s privatised water supply industry has this morning said it wants most suppliers to cut their bills by an average of five per cent by the end of 2020.
28th August 2014
A freezer is at the centre of one of the hottest TV rows in ages after viewers saw tempers boil over on last night’s Great British Bake Off.
27th August 2014
A battery-powered portable fridge designed with people on camping trips in mind is the latest invention to capture the imagination of the watchers on crowdfunding website Kickstarter.
26th August 2014
A new style of dedicated kitchenware demonstration area is being rolled out in a handful of Currys and PC World stores, the retailer has announced this morning.
22nd August 2014
A massive rise in complaints following the installation of a new IT system, ironically intended to help make it easier for customers to register their problems and queries about their energy supplies, has led to the supplier behind it being ordered to pay £3million.
21st August 2014
A future Labour government would beef up regulatory powers in the energy industry, including giving it the power to strip supply companies of their licences if they act against their customers’ interests.
20th August 2014
The staggering cost of many people’s laziness in not properly switching off electrical appliances after using them has been uncovered in a new survey.
19th August 2014
Australian inventors who have come up with a new knife design that promises an end to the age-old problem of being able to spread butter straight from the fridge have nearly quadrupled the level of pledges on a leading crowd-funding website – two weeks early.