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  • Krups Dolce Gusto Mini Me review

    Krups Dolce Gusto Mini Me hero image
    70

    The espresso from the Krups Dolce Gusto Mini Me isn't bad, but the milk capsules don't do it for us

    Key specs 

    Dimensions (HxWxD): 305x160x240mm, Cup warmer: No, Milk frothing: Yes (milk capsules), Coffee type: Capsules (Dolce Gusto)

    Published 
    26 Aug 2014
  • Archos Smart Home review

    199
    inc VAT

    One of the first Android-powered Smart Home systems, Archos Smart Home is cheap but has a number of issues

    Key specs 

    Processor: 1.2GHz dual-core RK3168, Screen size: 7in, Screen resolution: 1,024x600, Rear camera: N/A, Storage: 4GB, Wireless data: none, Size: 190x60x130mm, Weight: 460g, Operating system: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

    Published 
    23 Aug 2014
  • De’Longhi AC230 Air Purifier review

    De'Longhi AC230 Air Purifier intro
    290
    inc VAT

    A well engineered device, but we're not convinced that there are big health benefits from air purifiers in general

    Key specs 

    Warranty: Two-year RTB, Details: http://www.delonghi.com, Part code 85570503 Dimensions: 450x390x210mm

    Published 
    1 Aug 2014
  • Krups EA850B

    Krups EA850B
    850

    The Krups EA850B is an excellent, but very expensive, beans-to-cup coffee machine

    Key specs 

    Dimensions (HxWxD): 375x275x420mm, Water capacity: 1.7l, Cup warmer: No, Milk frothing: Yes, Adjustable grind: Yes, Adjustable strength: Yes

    Published 
    25 Jul 2014
  • Samsung Ecobubble WW9000 review (WW10H9600EW )

    Samsung WW10H9600EW
    1 600
    inc VAT

    With smartphone control and an automated detergent dispenser, the WW9000 is the most advanced washing ever, and a great performer

    Key specs 

    Drum size: 10kg, Spin speed: 1,600rpm, Rated efficiency: A+++, Wool wash: Yes, Silk Wash: Yes, Hand Wash: Yes

    Published 
    22 Jul 2014
  • Krups Inissia

    Krups Inissia
    90
    inc VAT

    Fantastic coffee at a great price - this is the budget Nespresso machine to buy

    Key specs 

    Dimensions (HxWxD): 230x120x310mm, Water capacity: 0.7L, Cup warmer: No, Milk frothing: No

    Published 
    3 Jun 2014
  • De'Longhi Lattissima Pro

    429
    inc VAT

    Great coffee, great milk, this is the best Nespresso machine you can buy

    Key specs 

    Dimensions (HxWxD): 274x194x332mm, Water capacity: 1.3L, Cup warmer: No, Milk frothing: Yes (automatic)

    Published 
    21 May 2014
  • Panasonic NC-ZA1

    Panasonic NC-ZA1
    500
    inc VAT

    At its new low price, the NC-ZA1 is a bargain, making excellent coffee automatically

    Key specs 

    Dimensions (HxWxD): 335x195x410mm, Water capacity: 1.4L, Cup warmer?: No, Milk frothing: Yes (automatic), Adjustable grind: Yes, Adjustable strength: Yes (5 steps)

    Published 
    18 Mar 2014
  • Gaggia Classic

    Gaggia Classic
    200
    inc VAT

    It's what a good espresso machine should be: simple to operate and capable of producing perfect espresso shots

    Key specs 

    Dimensions (HxWxD): 359x195x235mm, Water capacity: 1.2L, Cup warmer: Yes, Milk frothing: Yes (steamer wand)

    Published 
    7 Mar 2014
  • De'Longhi Latissima+ Nespresso

    De'Longhi Latissima+ Nespresso
    249
    inc VAT
    Key specs 

    Dimensions (HxWxD): 253x167x319, Water capacity: 0.9, Cup warmer: No, Milk frothing: Yes (automatic)

    Published 
    4 Mar 2014
  • Dualit Xpress 3-in-1

    Dualit Xpress 3-in-1
    100
    inc VAT

    Difficult to use with weak-tasting coffee, this is one machine to avoid

    Key specs 

    Dimensions (HxWxD): 230x250x250mm, Water capacity: 0.5L, Cup warmer: No, Milk frothing: No

    Published 
    4 Mar 2014
  • Magimix Nespresso UMilk

    Magimix Nespresso UMilk
    179
    inc VAT

    A great Nespresso machine, but the milk frothing takes a considerable amount of time and isn't integrated

    Key specs 

    Dimensions (HxWxD): 251x210x369, Water capacity: 0.8L, Cup warmer: No, Milk frothing: Yes (separate unit)

    Published 
    4 Mar 2014
  • Dualit NewGen 4 Slot Toaster review

    Dualit NewGen 4 Slot Toaster
    180
    inc VAT

    Still the best toaster you can buy, fast, flexible and built to last

    Key specs 

    Number of slots: 4, Reheat mode: No, Defrost mode: Yes, Bagel mode: Yes, Muffin rack?: Optional

    Published 
    26 Feb 2014
  • Dualit Architect 4 Slot Toaster review

    Dualit Architect 4 Slot Toaster
    100
    inc VAT

    A fast toaster with well-designed controls but it can't quite justify its high price

    Key specs 

    Number of slots: 4, Reheat mode: No, Defrost mode: Yes, Bagel mode: Yes, Muffin rack?: No

    Published 
    26 Feb 2014
  • Tefal Avanti 4 Slice Toaster review

    Tefal Avanti Royal 4 Slice Toaster
    35
    inc VAT

    A capable toaster at a reasonable price, its angled slots make it a good choice for those who like to toast smaller items

    Key specs 

    Number of slots: 4, Reheat mode: Yes, Defrost mode: Yes, Bagel mode: No, Muffin rack?: None

    Published 
    26 Feb 2014
  • Philips Toaster HD2647 review

    Philips Toaster HD2647
    40
    inc VAT

    A simple design that toasts well and is power efficient too, the Philips bests many more expensive toasters

    Key specs 

    Number of slots: 4, Reheat mode: Yes, Defrost mode: Yes, Bagel mode: No, Muffin rack?: Yes

    Published 
    26 Feb 2014
  • Breville Aurora Toaster review

    Breville Aurora Toaster
    50
    inc VAT

    The single set of controls limits the flexibility of this otherwise decent toaster

    Key specs 

    Number of slots: 4, Reheat mode: Yes, Defrost mode: Yes, Bagel mode: No, Muffin rack?: No

    Published 
    26 Feb 2014
  • De'Longhi Icona Vintage Toaster review

    De'Longhi Icona Toaster
    65
    inc VAT

    A good range of features from a good-looking toaster, but it could do with more lift from its levers

    Key specs 

    Number of slots: 4, Reheat mode: Yes, Defrost mode: Yes, Bagel mode: Yes, Muffin rack?: No

    Published 
    26 Feb 2014
  • Samsung F500 CycloneForce Sensor review

    Samsung F500 Power Pet Easy
    199
    inc VAT

    More technology than almost every other vacuum cleaner, but it still copes with the basics

    Published 
    21 Feb 2014
  • Samsung F700 Motion Sync Sensor review

    Samsung F700 Motion Sync Sensor
    230
    inc VAT

    Plenty of technology, but beaten by other models in the same range

    Published 
    21 Feb 2014