Technology

How to make your life easier, safer & securer

How to make your life easier, safer & securer

Life is busy so when products come along which make your life easier we just have to share them! Bristan, the UK’s number 1 shower and tap manufacturer, have come up with a simple solution to fitting new taps with their Easyfit technology.   Image credit Their unique Easyfit system can be fitted as easy as 1,2,3 and come in ranges for both the bathroom and kitchen. You could even swap taps de... »

Taking your mobile on holiday?

Taking your mobile on holiday?

Travelling to Europe this summer? Will you be using your mobile phone? Don’t get caught out with hefty call charges. If you can’t leave your mobile phone at home then you can expect to pay. This is a brief guide of what to consider and look out for… Roaming Roaming is when you connect to an overseas network and calls are routed via that network provider – normally at a substantially increased cost... »

CES2015 Is Here! Read Our Preview

CES2015 Is Here! Read Our Preview

The annual tech fest that is Consumer Electronics Show 2015 starts today and so we’re taking a look at the most popular themes from this years show.   TV’s Last time out we saw bendable screens but this year the focus will be more on the 4K lineup from most manufacturers. Quantum Dots will be the buzzword here as LG go all in on ultra high definition screens. In a cross-over with ... »

5 Things We Bet You Didn’t Know Your Dishwasher Could Do!

5 Things We Bet You Didn’t Know Your Dishwasher Could Do!

It’s not just there for washing your dishes, despite the name. It can do these 5 things as well! It can steam food. Most dishwashers go upto 70-75C so as long as you are wrapping your food in foil and a waterproof bag, it will steam just as well as any other method. If there’s room to do this with some dishes inside then you are saving energy as well! Particularly good for fish. It can clean brush... »

A ‘Kettle’ That Only Heats Up What You Need

A ‘Kettle’ That Only Heats Up What You Need

OK – firstly this isn’t a kettle, but it’s so unique we didn’t know what to call it, although it does have a brand name – Miito. Essentially it is looking to replace the kettle as we know it, and save us plenty of water & energy. There’s a science behind it so skip down the page if this isn’t your thing. If you’re still reading, it works by creating an electromagnetic field between a base unit... »

Identity Theft Proof Jeans?

Identity Theft Proof Jeans?

It’s a reality in the modern World that you could be a victim of identity theft through the range of contactless technology you carry about with you on a daily basis. Hackers are targeting such technology because they to do not have to make ‘contact’ with you either, meaning they can theoretically scan your identity by brushing up against you. So, BetaBrand, in association with Norton is developin... »

Five Ways To Maximise Your Email Efficiency

Five Ways To Maximise Your Email Efficiency

Email has become THE way to communicate for business, as well as still being very popular for personal messaging even with the onslaught from social media and messaging apps via smartphone. So, here are 5 things that you might not know that could make your emailing more efficient whatever the reason for sending.   Weekends are the best days to send You might fall into the trap of sending pers... »

Merry Christmas Everyone!!

Merry Christmas Everyone!!

Merry Christmas to all our Savvy readers. We’ll be back after the festivities to provide with more ways to save you time, effort and money!   From all of the team we hope you have a very Merry Christmas!   The Savvy Elfs   Header Image Credit »

There’s An App For That: Christmas Apps To Save You Time & Effort

There’s An App For That: Christmas Apps To Save You Time & Effort

It will come as no surprise that there are a multitude of apps available to lend a helping hand this Christmas, but which to choose? Or rather, which really go the extra mile to make life as easy as possible? We’ve detailed a few of our favourites from this Christmas below…there’s still time you know…   TaskRabbit (iOS & Android) Not a Christmas special but an app that can deliver this ti... »

Is Apple’s 12 Days Of Gifts App Back?!

Is Apple’s 12 Days Of Gifts App Back?!

Running since 2008 this year’s promotion has come in for some rumours as to whether it’s even going ahead, so here’s the low down on what the app does and some crossed fingers that we see it appear before December 26th! For those who don’t know, the promotion features a daily giveaway between December 26th until January 6th, with each gift available for only 24 hours. Previous giveaways have inclu... »

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