Saturday - Dec 16, 2017
The great revival of the ukelele

The great revival of the ukelele

Ever thought playing an instrument isn’t for you? Then pick up a ukulele and discover how beautiful music can be. Once a musical underdog, the four-string mini guitar is back in fashion with an increasing number of musicians and amateurs around the globe making it their prime instrument. In fact, the instrument is so popular

Smartwatches: a smarter way to live?

Smartwatches: a smarter way to live?

Smartphones have revolutionised our digital lives. Now wearables are taking the centre stage, and smartwatches are leading the charge in the once-niche technology. Big players like Google, Sony and Samsung as well as small businesses and start-ups are rolling out new models of intelligent wrist-wear. So are smartwatches the next big thing? Will we all


Rock your world with portable speakers

Rock your world with portable speakers

The boom on your old speakers is not what it used to be? Upgrading on your speakers can do wonders and you don’t need to spend a fortune to play your tunes with the full, rich sound they deserve. With a quantum leap forward in terms of technology, portable speakers are slowly replacing bulky home

EU hoover ban: suck it up!

EU hoover ban: suck it up!

The EU’s ban on high-powered vacuum cleaners won’t take us back to a dusty age. I hate housework. There, I’ve said it. It’s dull. It’s tedious. And I can think of a million other things that are far more exciting. But as almost all aspects of life, it’s a box that needs to be ticked


Smart.Smarter.Tablets

Smart.Smarter.Tablets

Like smartphones, tablets have become an essential part of our everyday lives. Just get on the tube in the morning and you are bound to see at least a couple of people glued to their tablets. From photos, videos, documents to eBooks and emails – tablets are tremendously versatile tools that can make your life

Raise the bar in TV watching

Raise the bar in TV watching

Thanks to advanced technology buying a new TV has become as complicated as selecting the right car insurance plan. All types of display now offer improved picture quality but there are a lot more features to take into account: Should I go for a backlit or edge-lit LED TV? How ‘smart’ do I want my

Stay in tune with digital music players

Stay in tune with digital music players

I can remember the ‘good old days’ where CDs were basically the only way to listen or record music. Well, that was until the wonders of digital music have found their way into almost every pocket. With the rise in MP3 players and streaming services such as Spotify, music has become increasingly accessible. Now we


‘Wash up’ your life

‘Wash up’ your life

Washing machines are one of those household appliances you don’t give a single thought until they break down and you need a new one. The latter happened to me last week and if you belong to that exclusive cycle of people who leave their washing to the very last minute a broken washing machine can