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3 years working experience as head of editorials of the new media magazine.

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Big ideas for small spaces: gadgets that have both style and function, at a fraction of the size

Big ideas for small spaces: gadgets that have both style and function, at a fraction of the size

Living in the big city or moving into modern apartments often leave you feeling cramped, especially if you’re used to a bigger space. Technology is here to help you, and you need not compromise on comfort to enjoy all life’s little pleasures.

 

Counter top Dishwashers

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Who needs a bag in their vacuum cleaner?

Who needs a bag in their vacuum cleaner?

It is a fact that a bagless vacuum cleaner is by far the most popular choice in the UK today. However, against popular belief, it is not necessarily true that a bagless vacuum cleaner performs better than its bagged vacuum counterpart.What is more, a bagged vacuum may also be the better choice if you or anyone in your household is afflicted with asthma or suffers with an allergy against dust. What is certain is that choosing what you buy to help you clean your home, it is best to weigh up the advantages and disadvantages of bag versus bagless vacuum cleaners, and it is not easy.

 

A bit of history first

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It’s been coming for a while but it is now a fact: Vinyl is cool again.

It’s been coming for a while but it is now a fact: Vinyl is cool again.

It has now been reported that sales of vivyl records have reached an 18-year high. The figure for sales has passed the one million mark for the first time in 18 years. If you are one of those driving this much appreciated revival then you must be sorely tempted to keep the dust off your EPs and LPs and listen to them as often as possible.

 

Well here are some of the best turntables on the market. Spin on.

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The alternative to batteries: fuel cells!

The alternative to batteries: fuel cells!

If you are looking for an alternative way of powering your devices - everything from your phone to your tablet to your car! - then welcome to the world of the fuel cell.Fuel cells have for a long time been touted as a major alternative to batteries. They last a long time, can be carried easily and they don't make a mess. They use hydrogen as energy and output nothing more damaging than energy and water vapor.Late last year Intelligent Energy revealed Upp, a fuel cell motor that is personal to its user which is  not only affordable and compact but is also compatible with just about every gadget you own.

 

Upp can top up anything that charges via USB, including smartphones, e-readers, tablets,handheld consoles and some digital cameras.It is scaled-down from the engines that Intelligent Energy installed in London Taxis for the 2012 Olympics. It also has a 25 year pedigree behind it.

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Sleep situations: why imagination is your best friend when getting some much needed rest and relaxation

Sleep situations: why imagination is your best friend when getting some much needed rest and relaxation

As a child, we would often plan our dream bedrooms, and having the most extravagant and spectacular fittings and finishes in our rooms. In fact, growing up, we’ve slowly moved away from these childhood dreams. Some people have kept dreaming, and you’ll be amazed at what is currently available in terms of modern day designs. An item that is often overlooked in terms of style options, the bed, is getting a facelift. Gone are the days where pillows and throws are the only way to make a bed pop out. After all, we tend to spend a good couple of hours on this piece of furniture.

 

Aquarium bed

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