Kitchen gadgets archive

  • De'Longhi Multifry designed to replace your oven and make the perfect curry
    Home

    De'Longhi Multifry designed to replace your oven and make the perfect curry

    By 19 March 2014

    De'Longhi, the company most famous for coffee machines, has announced that it is taking on Tefal and your humble oven with the launch of a new cooking gadget backed by renowned chef Mark Sargeant. The De'Longhi Multifry is designed to let you ditch your...

  • Sharp Chop-Syc interactive chopping board just a prototype, but could be released in future
    Home

    Sharp Chop-Syc interactive chopping board just a prototype, but could be released in future

    By 17 October 2013

    Sharp scientists are looking into the possibility of an interactive chopping board that is currently a prototype becoming a full consumer product. Designed by Siobhán Andrews, winner of Sharp's paid internship competition in the UK, the Sharp Cho-Syc...

  • Hapilabs HAPIfork goes on sale 18 October for $99, helping you not eat too quickly
    Gadgets

    Hapilabs HAPIfork goes on sale 18 October for $99, helping you not eat too quickly

    By 2 October 2013

    We got our first look at Hapilabs' HAPIfork during CES 2013, and to be honest, were a little shocked to see a fork on the show floor. However, we quickly saw it's not just any fork. The HAPIfork is designed to help you know when you're eating too quickly,...

  • Dyson AM05 Hot + Cool review
    Home 4 out of 5

    Dyson AM05 Hot + Cool review

    By 5 July 2013

    One minute it is hot and sunny, the next it's cold and you're putting the heating on again. That's the British weather these days, but one gadget is trying at least give you a solution to your weather annoyances, offering you a cooling fan when you need...

  • S-Box integrates pop-up iPad, TV or Bose radio into your kitchen worktop
    Home

    S-Box integrates pop-up iPad, TV or Bose radio into your kitchen worktop

    By 21 May 2013

    If you've ever wanted pop-up gadgetry in your kitchen then S-Box has the answer, with a clever system that will integrate the likes of an iPad or 19-inch TV into your kitchen worktop. The S-Box is designed to fit behind your kitchen cupboards and pop-up...

  • Hapilabs HAPIfork pictures and hands-on
    Online

    Hapilabs HAPIfork pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    A study has shown that the speed you eat has a big impact on the amount you eat, and how quickly you feel full. Eating slowly means you "feel" full quicker than if you shovel food into your mouth like someone is about to come and steal your plate from...

  • Simplehuman semi-round sensor bin review
    Home 4.5 out of 5

    Simplehuman semi-round sensor bin review

    By 27 December 2012

    "A bin? You're going to review a bin?" they asked, with a mixture of surprise and despair. Our reply came quickly, perhaps so quickly it seemed rehearsed: "Yes, because this isn't just any bin, it's special." It's made by a company called simplehuman,...

  • Customisable Christmas: Kitchen gadgets
    Online

    Customisable Christmas: Kitchen gadgets

    By 21 November 2012

    Kitchen gadgets have been around for a long time: clever bottle openers, funky knife blocks and colourful place mats all make great stocking fillers. But why not take a leaf out of Pocket-lint’s Customisable Christmas book and get a specially made kitchen...

  • Miele CM5200 Barista Machine has a double spout for simultaneous coffee making
    Gadgets

    Miele CM5200 Barista Machine has a double spout for simultaneous coffee making

    By 19 October 2012

    Wake up with the Miele CM5200 Barista Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machine and you’ll have your choice of espresso, cappuccino, latte or even a macchiato at your disposal. The barista machine features a dual spout that enables users to make two cups of coffee...

  • SodaStream Fizz drinks-maker pictures and hands-on
    Online

    SodaStream Fizz drinks-maker pictures and hands-on

    By 22 June 2012

    The summer's here, sort of, and the sun is out, sometimes, so what better way to quench your thirst than with environmentally friendly fizzy pop? SodaStream has been around in a home guise since the 1950s, but never before has it been so associated with...

  • Handpresso auto espresso-maker: Delivers the perfect shot of coffee to a lay-by near you
    Gadgets

    Handpresso auto espresso-maker: Delivers the perfect shot of coffee to a lay-by near you

    By 26 March 2012

    How much do you like your espresso - enough that you have to have an espresso-maker for the car? Well the Handpresso Auto might be just the gadget for you. Designed by the same people that brought us the picnic espresso-maker, the idea here is that this...

  • Qooq, the French cooking tablet, is coming to UK later this year
    Tablets

    Qooq, the French cooking tablet, is coming to UK later this year

    By 6 February 2012

    Qooq, the tablet device designed exclusively for the kitchen, is coming to the UK in the second half of the year. It has already been making waves in France for a while, but will be available outside its home country after a full English version of the...

  • The best looking home and kitchen devices in the world. Ever.
    Online

    The best looking home and kitchen devices in the world. Ever.

    By 16 November 2011

    No one likes doing the dishes, nor do they particularly enjoy hoovering or making the bed but it's got to be done. Most will be content with the usual greys and whites of domestic technology but we like to do things differently. It's Style Week over at châteaux Pocket-lint...

  • Philips Xelsis Digital ID: A fingerprint away from the perfect cuppa
    Gadgets

    Philips Xelsis Digital ID: A fingerprint away from the perfect cuppa

    By 14 November 2011

    Waking up is always a bit of a chore, however one thing that can make the whole getting-up-and-facing-the-day routine a little less arduous is the morning cup of tea or coffee. Clearly you never want to rush the making of a cup of tea, however coffee...

  • Strauss T6 Water Dispenser review
    Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Strauss T6 Water Dispenser review

    By 19 October 2011

    Us Brits do like a cuppa. It's said that our empire was built on tea - arguably not the drinking of it, before the historians among you start to get in touch - and thankfully, that's about the only thing that's left over from our colonial days; the love...

  • Could the Electrolux Laptop Kitchen be the future of cooking on the go?
    Online

    Could the Electrolux Laptop Kitchen be the future of cooking on the go?

    By 12 September 2011

    The Electrolux Laptop Kitchen may not have been chosen as one of the finalists in the company's Design Labs future tech competition for 2011, but it still has great potential for those wishing to cook when out and about. Designed by Dragan Trenchevski,...

  • Han Solo in carbonite ice tray
    Online

    Han Solo in carbonite ice tray

    By 25 July 2011

    Calling an ice tray a gadget might be pushing things somewhat, but we didn't think you'd want to miss out on this one as it enables you to craft your very own Han Solo frozen in carbonite.  For Star Wars fans who feel that their lives aren't quite complete,...

  • Vax EV: the cardboard vacuum cleaner
    Online

    Vax EV: the cardboard vacuum cleaner

    By 1 July 2011

    Vacuum cleaners are normally designed to pick up rubbish not be made of it, but that’s the case with the latest vacuum cleaner from Vax that’s made from cardboard. Created by young British designer Jake Tyler at Loughborough University, the vacuum...

  • Salty Pixels retro Windows novelty item shakes in
    Gadgets

    Salty Pixels retro Windows novelty item shakes in

    By 5 May 2011

    There's not a lot we can say about this, except to admit that it's got the geek in us all worked up. What you're looking at is the Salty Pixels salt shaker - formed in the style of the classic Windows timer from yesteryear, created by Meninos (no price...

  • Breville Rice, Risotto & Pasta Cooker: The missing kitchen gadget?
    Online

    Breville Rice, Risotto & Pasta Cooker: The missing kitchen gadget?

    By 18 April 2011

    Breville is hoping that you’ll be able to find even more counter space in your, no doubt, cluttered kitchen for its latest appliance; the Rice, Risotto & Pasta Cooker. While cooking a risotto isn't exactly hard, that hasn’t put off Breville believing...

  • Best geek cookie cutters
    Gaming

    Best geek cookie cutters

    By 15 March 2011

    We've written about enough Angry Birds cakes lately to know that the combination of geeks and baking is a winning formula. We've trawled the internet in our nerdy quest to find the best cookie cutters to flaunt your geekery. Obviously these aren't strictly...

  • Breville Traditional Crêpe Maker helps Pancake Day run smoothly
    Gadgets

    Breville Traditional Crêpe Maker helps Pancake Day run smoothly

    By 7 March 2011

    For some, namely Christians, Shrove Tuesday is the eve of Lent, a period of fasting and prayer leading up to Easter, and is the last day when those taking part are technically able to feast in preparation. Bizarrely, though, this has prompted the British...

  • Breville creates radio toaster wonder gadget
    Audio

    Breville creates radio toaster wonder gadget

    By 22 February 2011

    There are some things, in Britain anyway, that are absolute musts if you're going to get through the day, without getting extremely angry with the world. There are three that spring to mind straight away: toast, tea and a bit of morning radio. Something...

  • Morphy Richards Accents Breadmaker review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Morphy Richards Accents Breadmaker review

    By 14 December 2010

    We have to say that the idea of a bread and jam maker had us both a little puzzled and rather suspicious from the start but then all the more reason for us to put the Morphy Richards Accents range device through its paces. The results - we were not disappointed....

  • Morphy Richards Accents Black Traditional Kettle   review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Morphy Richards Accents Black Traditional Kettle review

    By 14 December 2010

    Anyone who thinks a kettle is just a kettle is not a person who should buy a Morphy Richards. In a world of plastic water boiling jugs for a fiver, the retro styled Accents model from this UK-based kitchenware company is a refreshing alternative. Not...