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Samsung WW9000 review: Connected washing machine gives app-control a new spin
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Samsung WW9000 review: Connected washing machine gives app-control a new spin

By 29 October 2014

A decade ago if someone told you that your washing machine would be connected to the internet so you can control it via your phone you would probably laugh, but by gosh a lot's happened since then. And the Samsung WW9000 is here to show off what's possible.... >>

Five smarter washing machines

Five smarter washing machines

By 5 August 2014

Washing is a chore that few people, if any, actually enjoy doing. Collecting the dirty clothes and loading the machine is bad enough but then you have to hang it all out too. It's not only time consuming but it's also seriously boring. You might think... >>

LG's new washing machines use NFC to offer more programmes via smartphone

LG's new washing machines use NFC to offer more programmes via smartphone

By 19 March 2014

LG has announced a new range of washing machines during its InnoFest 2014 event in Venice, featuring NFC for downloading extra programmes. Washing machines might not be something we cover regularly on Pocket-lint but as they become smarter and offer... >>

The washing machine that's round, stylish and on our wish list

The washing machine that's round, stylish and on our wish list

By 25 September 2012

Washing machines just got cool, thanks to a new model from Bauknecht that tears up the rulebook on how kitchen appliances should look. Bauknecht, the European brand of Whirlpool, commissioned German designer Arman Emami to come up with something different... >>

LG 6 Motion washing machine now available with limited edition Giles Deacon design

LG 6 Motion washing machine now available with limited edition Giles Deacon design

By 6 September 2012

An LG washing machine emblazoned with a limited-edition Giles Deacon design has gone on sale. The flowery print has been plastered on LG’s 6 Motion washing machine and is available for the tidy sum of £1,199.99. LG is an official sponsor of London... >>

NXP builds smart washing machine with NFC and fabric detection

NXP builds smart washing machine with NFC and fabric detection

By 1 March 2012

NXP Semiconductors, the co-inventor of NFC technology, has used the Embedded World 2012 exhibition in Germany, to show off what it believes could be the next generation in kitchen appliances - a smart washing machine that's NFC and RFID-enabled. The device... >>

LG 11kg F1443KD Direct Drive washing machine launches

LG 11kg F1443KD Direct Drive washing machine launches

By 3 September 2009

LG might not be the first brand you associate with laundry, but with an impressive range of innovative releases over the last few years, they are seriously vying for space in your home. The F1443KD washing machine will handle an 11kg wash with a 78-litre... >>

Hotpoint brings steam to 2009 Aqualtis range

Hotpoint brings steam to 2009 Aqualtis range

By 1 April 2009

Hotpoint have updated their Aqualtis family of washers and dryers for 2009, bringing in some innovative new features. The highlights for 2009 include new models that now give you the option of a steam cycle. There will be two types of steam cycle available.... >>

SpaceSaver combines a washing machine and a sink

SpaceSaver combines a washing machine and a sink

By 20 June 2008

So you have absolutely no room in your flat but there's obvious necessities such as, well, sleeping, eating and washing. Romanian designer, Andrei Bojor, has cooked up a concept to solve the space premium problem. The SpaceSaver combines a washing machine... >>

Virtually waterless washing machine

Virtually waterless washing machine

By 13 June 2008

In these times of eco awareness, the amount of water our washers use is of concern. Manufacturers are trying new designs that use less and less water, but scientists in Leeds have come up with a radical rehaul - a washing machine that cleans clothes by... >>