Tag Archives: gadgets

8 tech leaders on the kitchen gadgets they love

Image: Getty/dorian2013 SUMMARY Joanna Shields loves her waffle iron, while Russ Shaw loves his breadmaker. Who knew? Even Britain’s best and brightest must eat. But it’s rare we get an insight into their lives away from the boardroom. So today, for The Memo’s Future Food month, we asked some of the UK’s tech leaders what gadgets make their lives just that… Read More »

Cyber Monday kitchen gadgets and homeware deals: 2017’s best offers

At the end of every year, America celebrates Thanksgiving and follows it up a day later with Black Friday and Cyber Monday – the online sales phenomenon which has now spread to the UK thanks to Amazon and occurs not just on Black Friday itself, but across a whole weekend through to Cyber Monday. From NutriBullets to coffee machines, kitchen gadgets and homeware are… Read More »

Analysis: Wireless gadgets tie us down more than ever

While the wireless future we’ve been promised is so close, it’s tethered to the reality that every “wireless thing” still needs a wire to charge. Thinkstock photo I have come across a surprising problem with my wireless AirPods, and it’s made me stop traveling with them. It’s not any performance defect. They work well. And when I’m running… Read More »

6 of the best… Family-friendly gadgets

BABY I’M NOT BORED Infantino Sensory Chameleon, £19.99, www.smythtoys.com From cuddly comforters that mimic womb sounds, to battery-operated bouncers, babies are well catered for in the world of tech. And here on the educational-but-fun side of the coin is Leon the chameleon, a cute toy needing three AAA batteries – included in the pack – who sings for… Read More »

Apple harvested almost $40 million worth of gold from recycled gadgets last year

Apple harvested almost $40 million worth of gold from recycled gadgets last year, and is now deploying robots to take iPhones apart in a major environmental push. In its latest annual environmental responsibility report, which was published last week, Apple explained that it gathered 2,204 pounds of recycled gold during its fiscal year 2015. The gold, which weighs… Read More »

These gadgets are better than your sleeping pills

When did we last catch 40 full winks? With 16-hour workdays and a crippling addiction to hand-held devices — checking and rechecking status updates, etc — more of us today are sleep deprived. Studies say as much: about 30% of Indian adults suffer insomnia and 25% sleep apnea. Some seek solace in medication to help them doze. But… Read More »