Gadgets

Kitchen gadgets review: the Egg Master – a horrifying, unholy affair

What? The Egg Master (£29.99, DecentGadget, Amazon) is a vertical grill encased in silicone housing. Ingredients poured into the plastic tube are heated by an...

Kitchen gadgets review: sandwich maker – the Egg McNuffin

What? Hamilton Beach Sandwich Maker, £29.99. Hinged tier of hot plates. Cooks an assembly of sandwich bread and trimmings, while the revolving middle plate deposits...

Nest Learning Thermostat third-gen: the simple, effective heating gadget

The new Nest learning thermostat is the third-generation heating control system from Google owner Alphabet’s subsidiary. It is the second version to be released...

Kitchen gadgets review: Can-Do – a cut above ordinary can openers

What? The Can-Do (£13.50, johnlewis.com) is a circular blade and cog fixed to a plastic disc. When clamped to the upper rim of a can,...

Amazon gadget hijacks owner’s heating after hearing radio report

Voice control is great. You can shout at your electronics, and they actually do what you want. Unfortunately, all too often that means other...

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London’s property market is Britain’s Hunger Games

The Hunger Games imitates life in Britain’s property market. The evil President Snow has devised a ritual where young couples queue up overnight to...

How the Vatican built a secret property empire using Mussolini’s millions

Little passing London tourists would ever guess that the premises of Bulgari, the upmarket jewellers in New Bond Street, had anything to do with...

My real-life experience as a property guardian was anything but funny

Channel 4’s new sitcom Crashing, which follows six twentysomethings living as property guardians in a disused hospital, has been described as the comic voice...