Fridges archive

  • Smeg chops up old Fiat 500s, turns them into fridges
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    Smeg chops up old Fiat 500s, turns them into fridges

    By 7 June 2013

    Fiat 500 fans look away, unless you want to see your favourite car chopped into bits. Fiat has teamed up with Smeg to produce a set of retro refrigerators built out of old Fiat 500s. Smeg has taken out the back end of the car, along with the engine,...

  • LG smart fridge pictures and hands-on
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    LG smart fridge pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Everything is getting smarter these days, and the new smart fridge from LG is the cleverest fridge we’ve ever seen, with a screen on the front and a smartphone app to back it up. As you might expect, there are the usual array of fridge features, and...

  • Brits spending more on quality gadgets
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    Brits spending more on quality gadgets

    By 30 March 2011

    UK retailer John Lewis has seen a massive rise in the sales of high-end gadgets and technology over the last six weeks, with one sector growing by 385 per cent. Sales of KitchenAid stand mixers, costing £419 and above, have risen that enormous amount...

  • Royal Wedding GE fridge celebrates Prince William and Kate Middleton with class
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    Royal Wedding GE fridge celebrates Prince William and Kate Middleton with class

    By 17 March 2011

    There are few things that leave us speechless here at Pocket-lint; the continuing success of Jedward, Charlie Sheen generally, and the chilli sauce at Kebabradabra Tuffnell Park. But now something else can join that hallowed hall of infamy: The Royal...

  • 5 future technologies that never quite made it
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    5 future technologies that never quite made it

    By 31 March 2010

    There's nothing quite like the terrible pause between being told that the future has arrived and realising that the subject of that statement just never caught on. It's long, drawn and the pain only ends for the inventor/advocate of said technology when...

  • Smeg offers limited edition "Matt Velvet" fridge
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    Smeg offers limited edition "Matt Velvet" fridge

    By 25 August 2009

    Smeg is offering a new limited edition version of its iconic Fifties-style fridge, the FAB28QBV. The new "Matt Velvet" fridge is said to feature a "soft touch surface with an extraordinary rubberized effect, the smooth, velvet black finish, adds a contemporary...

  • MicroFridge offers four-in-one kitchen fun
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    MicroFridge offers four-in-one kitchen fun

    By 21 July 2009

    A cunning space-saving solution for the kitchen is available in the States in the form of the MicroFridge. As the name might suggest, the appliance, offering "small space convenience", combines a refrigerator, freezer and microwave in a single unit. On...

  • LG launches non-plumbed water and ice fridge freezer
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    LG launches non-plumbed water and ice fridge freezer

    By 30 June 2009

    LG displayed their GWL227HSYA non-plumbed fridge freezer yesterday at their Simply Living event in London. So what? I hear you ask. Well, the interesting part is the non-plumbed aspect. Many "American" side-by-side fridge freezers with water dispensers...

  • Npower "smart fridge" trial to test dynamic demand
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    Npower "smart fridge" trial to test dynamic demand

    By 4 December 2008

    Energy giant Npower and tech firm RLtec are giving away thousands of "smart fridges" to test a new green technology. The two companies are trialling dynamic demand, a process of cutting national electricity demand in real-time - known as "load-shedding"...

  • Electrolux unveils collapsible fridge concept
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    Electrolux unveils collapsible fridge concept

    By 31 October 2008

    Electrolux has realised that house prices mean some of us are living in flats the size of postage stamps, but we all aspire to live in spacious pads. And it has managed to design a refrigerator that is both expandable and collapsible - so you can change...

  • Gorenje launches "made for iPod" fridge
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    Gorenje launches "made for iPod" fridge

    By 1 September 2008

    Gorenje has launched an official Apple-licensed "made for iPod" certified refrigerator. Rather than just a glorified music speaker, you can "control" the fridge using an app called iGorenj. Other than temperature - which surely isn't something that the...

  • LG launches luxurious Swarovski lady-fridge
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    LG launches luxurious Swarovski lady-fridge

    By 19 July 2007

    LG has launched a range of American-style side-by-side fridges with a floral Swarovski crystal pattern on the doors. Coming in wine, white and black, the range is available to order from Harrods.

  • LG take fridge high-def
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    LG take fridge high-def

    By 9 May 2007

    LG keen to give you high-def quality TV wherever you are has taken this remit perhaps a little too far with the inclusion of a high-def TV in one of its fridges. In what is claimed as a world's first, the double door American refrigerator, will feature...

  • Tree House Refrigerator departs from the norm
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    Tree House Refrigerator departs from the norm

    By 5 January 2007

    This strange thing, believe it or not, is a refrigerator. It's a design concept right now, but the idea, according to Yanko Design, is that it “[tries] to bring the memory of tree house in our childhood to the kitchen in daily life”. It has five containers...

  • LG unveils Home Bar Side-by-Side fridge
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    LG unveils Home Bar Side-by-Side fridge

    By 20 October 2006

    LG has launched a new fridge in the UK that has more in common with the large ones from the US. The LG Home Bar Side-by-Side refrigerator is designed with home entertainment in mind, as it makes cooling and mixing drinks easy with a separate inset “mini...

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    Carlsberg Export promises the perfect pint at home

    By 30 September 2006

    Something for the weekend? Carlsberg has launched a draught machine that should allow British drinkers to pour a perfect pint at home. DraughtMaster, is an all-in-one pint pulling innovation which dispenses a 5 litre keg of Carlsberg Export through a...

  • World's most expensive fridge now on show at Harrods
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    World's most expensive fridge now on show at Harrods

    By 23 August 2006

    European appliance maker Gorenje has unveiled the most expensive fridge in the world designed for those to whom money is no object. The £10,000 fridge-freezers, named “The Eye-Catchers”, of which there are 10 available, are studded with 7000 Swarovski...

  • LG launches new fridge with built-in TV
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    LG launches new fridge with built-in TV

    By 16 March 2006

    Football fans getting ready for the World Cup this summer might want to order the new SXS TV Side by Side refrigerator from LG. Coming with a built-in television the SXS Titanium TV Side-by-Side refrigerator has an integrated touch screen 15-inch remote-controlled...