Review: Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Link fan, heater & air purifyer

We’re having a heatwave where I am.  Typically here no one has air conditioning because it doesn’t usually get hot enough for long enough to justify it for most families. But when conditions do change and it gets up to 34°C or 94°F, something must be done.

Fortunately for me a demo model of the Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Link arrived for testing and this review a few days before the worst of the heat. Continue reading “Review: Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Link fan, heater & air purifyer”

Thermomix kitchen robot can replace all your small appliances

If I said one device could replace nearly every kitchen appliance you own, you’d probably think I was starting a late-night infomercial. But an appliance I’ve discovered may actually be able to deliver on that promise. It’s called a Thermomix, and though it’s very popular in Australia and Europe, it’s virtually unknown in Canada and the US. Continue reading “Thermomix kitchen robot can replace all your small appliances”

Do Sony’s new Blu-ray player/wifi streamers measure up?

sonyWe all want versatility in our home entertainment devices .  That’s why companies are making sure their gadgets and appliances do more.  Take, for example, Sony’s new line of Blu-ray disc players that also double as media streaming devices.  You get wifi connectivity, and access to dozens of online channels, while still maintaining the ability to watch high quality Blu-ray discs.
Today we’re looking at two of Sony’s offerings: the Blu-ray Disc™ Player with super Wi-Fi, model BDP-S3500  and the upgraded version of this, the 3D Blu-ray Disc™ Player with super Wi-Fi, model BDP-S5500

What these players do: Blu-Ray & Streaming
Both models offer Blu-ray disc playback, as well as what Sony calls its “Super Wifi”.  Let’s look at each of these players in depth. To read the full review on the Future Shop Tech Blog, click here.

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