When I got a chance to review the Remote Heating Control system from British Gas a few months ago I must admit, although there had been a few teething issues to start with, it is definitely a rather impressive piece of technology. Well, this time round, as a follow up in my plight to save [...]
My central heating is like a game of ping pong. I switch the heating on as I find it cold and my husband regardless of whatever the temperature, switches it off as he complains that the central heating should be out of use all summer round. In the end I just give up and let [...]
I am pretty sure we all do our bit when it comes to the environment. Whenever I can, I take the pushchair instead of the car or remember to recycle my household waste, but sometimes I feel like I could be doing a lot more to help. Well, maybe LG have come up with the [...]
For the Green revolution to be successful two things are going to have to happen: first we need to change and then we get need to get used to change. It’s all well and good pilling up wind-farms on any patch of ground with a tendency for gales but we need to learn not to [...]
The auto blog reviews for cars has revealed that BMW have started trialling electric powered MINIs in the UK. This is the first UK trial for real world drivers to experience a fast charging electric car under everyday conditions.
Sometimes it is the simple things that take the longest time. As a race we have sent people to the moon, we can communicate via satellite, we have GPS and we can call someone on the other side of the planet… But could we agree on a simple thing like a phone charger. No. Every phone has a different charger, even different models from the same manufacturer have different chargers. But now, at last, after what seems like decades of mobile phone use, a new mobile phone charger that will work with any handset has been approved by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
When you go to bed at night you switch off all the lights, turn off the TV, put out the cat and go to sleep. But you don’t switch off your fridge. It sits there 24 hours a day and probably has done so for years. Now what if there was a scheme which could help you get rid of your old fridge and buy a new more energy efficient one and get a huge discount at the same time. Look no further, Comet is running a scrappage scheme which offers up to £200 off white goods.
You may be thinking, when will I ever, Ever, EVER use a walkie talkie? Well with Summer festivals on the go as well as Summer overseas holidays scheduled in everyone’s diary, the good old walkie talkie may have the chance to make a bit of a comeback. These walkie talkies have the added bonus of [...]