• The best action cameras

    by  • July 27, 2016 • 0 Comments

    The Best Action Cameras | girlabouttech.comSmall, simple, tough and attachable to anything from your bike helmet to the dog, action cams have changed the way we look at the world. If you’re looking to splash out on one for the holidays, I’d plump for any of these best-in-class camcorders.

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    The Tefal Actifry just got a whole lot smarter

    by  • July 19, 2016 • 0 Comments

    ActiFry Smart XL | Tefal | girlabouttech.comA couple of years ago, someone asked me to guess the UK’s best-selling kitchen appliance. I remember being surprisingly flummoxed. A kettle, surely? A toaster? Could it even be a Vitamix, or a KitchenAid? Nope, the answer was Tefal’s ActiFry.

    At the last count, eight million homes worldwide had one, and I’m willing to bet that this number will rocket following to the launch of the ActiFry Smart XL – a connected version of the celebrated low-fat fryer.

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    The best breadmakers

    by  • July 15, 2016 • 0 Comments

    THE BEST BREADMAKERS | GIRLABOUTTECH.COMPerhaps thanks to THAT lion-shaped loaf from last year’s Great British Bake Off, bread is having a moment.

    Lisa Cherry, from the small electrical buying team at John Lewis tells me that sales of breadmakers were up 95% in May. So what’s driving this need to knead? Well, a few things…

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    Make instant courgetti with these electric spiralizers

    by  • July 3, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Spiralizer Express | Morphy Richards | girlabouttech.comHaving nearly lost a finger trying to make courgetti with a mandolin slicer, I’m thrilled that someone has finally brought out an electric spiralizer. In fact, like buses, two have come along at once, from Kenwood and Morphy Richards.

    The great thing about these gadgets is they won’t endanger your digits, or enduce arm ache through cranking a handle – just feed in your fruit and veg with a tube and they will slice them up in seconds.

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    My BBQ’s prettier than your BBQ…

    by  • June 23, 2016 • 0 Comments

    SMALL HOT BOX | BERT AND MAY | girlabouttech.comWho cares if Cath at number 64 makes the best marinades, or Steve from next door grills a mean skirt steak? There’s still a way to win the battle of the barbecues this summer.

    Just get yourself one of these beauties from Bert & May, and you’ll be the envy of all the neighbours – I doubt they’ll even care if you burn the sausages…

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