Putting kitchen gadgets to the test to see which really work

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A way to save time and money in the kitchen is something we’d all love. There are entire stores dedicated to gadgets that promise to get it done. There are literally dozens of options to choose from. Most are under $10 and all claim to make cooking quick and easy. Eyewitness News Consumer Reporter Patricia Lopez went to the kitchen to see if any actually live up to their claims. She started with the Vibe by Chef’n Strawberry Huller sold by Target. The simple to use…

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The Best Health Tech 2017: Gadgets That Make You Fit And Healthy (Updated)

The ubiquity of fitness-tracking technology in recent years has meant people are generally becoming more conscious about their health. Increasing mainstream availability of sensors on wearables such as smartwatches – that are able to give us better feedback about what’s happening in our bodies – means more of us are discovering insights into our health and looking at how we can improve it. But with so many health-improving gizmos on the market, it’s not easy separating those that are truly beneficial from those that are nothing more than a gimmick. With that,…

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Flipkart’s Big 10 Sale, Best Deals on Gadgets & Gizmos

It’s that time of the year again when the Indian janta don their hunting caps and head online to swoop some incredible deals on electronics and gadgets. With Flipkart’s Big 10 Sale is going on, here are the best deals you can find on the website and app. Flipkart’s Big 10 Sale deal on iPhone 7. (Photo Courtesy: Flipkart App) Flipkart’s Big 10 Sale deal on iPhone 7 Plus. (Photo Courtesy: Flipkart App) 2. Google Pixel & Pixel XL Google Pixel and Pixel XL. (Photo Courtesy: madeby.google.com) Google’s very own…

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6 of the best… singing gadgets that beat the band

Lucky Voice Karaoke Machine, £60 in pink, blue and white, shop.luckyvoice.com   NOT SO LITTLE VOICE Lucky Voice Karaoke Machine, £60 in pink, blue and white, shop.luckyvoice.com Here’s one way of raising, or clearing, the house: Karaoke. Lucky Voice’s set comes with a mic and a promise to do away with CDs and lyrics booklets. Subscribe to their app – each kit comes with a month’s free subscription, but you’ll need to pay thereafter – where you’ll then have unlimited access to 8,000 songs that can be streamed through computers,…

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Holiday Tech Gadgets Gift Ideas

As we gear up for the holidays, we ultimately start thinking of what to get people. Whether you are traveling for the holidays, are one of those people who have a hard time making a holiday gift list or you’re doing some holiday shopping for the businessperson who seems to have it all, there are many new gadgets available. The following is a list of tech gadgets gift ideas I recommend for you or any other businessperson on the go. Tech Gadgets Gift Ideas for You GlobaTrac: Trakdot Luggage Tracker This…

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Eight Star Wars gadgets that are now real

Bionic hands, hovercars, 3D chess, lightsabers (sort of) – here are the bits of Star Wars tech that have become reality Just as no Back To The Future anniversary can go by without the internet hammering on the floor and screaming for its hoverboard, as if going to watch a film is the same as visiting a supermarket Santa Claus, every Star Wars Day (May the 4th) is awash with wanna-Kenobis pointing out that, since Star Wars is ancient history actually, we should surely have lightsabers on public sale by now….

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Six of the best allergy gadgets for those pestered by pollen

Pestered by pollen or driven up the wall by dust mites? These great buys could make your life a whole lot easier. Miele Compact C2 Allergy EcoLine Bagged Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner SBD290, £250, Debenhams Good things come in small packages, as this petite vacuum cleaner proves. Miele boasts that this cleaner has an effective filtration system – combining a dust bag, motor protection filter, an exhaust and a High Efficiency Particulate Air (or HEPA filter) – in place to catch 99.9% of even the smallest of irritant particles settling in…

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Stressed? 9 Gadgets to Help You Relax

Some men take out their frustrations at the gym. Others use hobbies or crafts to ease tension. Some would prefer to chill with a drink, maybe smoke a little, and just lie around and watch TV. But who’s got time for all that? Thankfully, there are plenty of gadgets and gizmos that help with relaxation and stress we can use during the course of the day without missing a productive beat. 1 / 9 Best For Quick Results Active Sport Massager When time or money prevent your regular trips to…

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Why These ‘Revolutionary’ ’80s Gadgets Totally Failed

Besides bad hair, pleated jeans, and 21 Jump Street, the ‘80s brought us a remarkable technological revolution. Nintendo changed the living room forever with the introduction of the NES in 1985. IBM, Apple, and the Commodore 64 ushered the personal PC into our lives. Even the internet breathed a few gasps of air with NFSNet and the rise of the teen hacker. But anyone who has ever funded a Kickstarter knows that with extraordinary growth in the technology sector comes extraordinary failure. Some devices were doomed to fail—either the prototypes were…

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Tokyo’s Olympic medals will be crafted from old gadgets

Tokyo’s olympic planning committee has a novel idea for crafting new medals: old technology. Instead of relying on mining companies for new gold, silver and bronze, it’s turning to the public and its swathes of unwanted, forgotten gadgets. You might not realize it, but your smartphone and household appliances contain small amounts of these precious materials. Starting in April, public offices and more than 2,400 NTT Docomo stores will offer collection boxes in Japan. The initial target is eight tons of metal, which will be whittled down to two tons…

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