Ten new dishwashers

Siemens has launched its latest range of 10 speedMatic dishwashers, including the following features: up to 4.5 Star energy rating and 4.5 Star WELS water rating

More convenience for smartphones

A new Portable Wireless Server (PWS) from Sony provides new options for wirelessly viewing, sharing and storing content on the go from smartphones

Wet-dry handi-vac

Karcher’s WD 3.330M Wet & Dry Vacuum [$99]takes care of all the usual dirt and dust that regular vacuums are designed to handle plus it has the capability to clean up liquid spills around the house

Stick mixer/chopper/blender

With four-blade precision and a mashing attachment to make lump-free mashed potato, the X Blade Food Prep System [KSB100, $69.95] from Kambrook

Old-style radios

If you’re renovating an older home in a retro-theme it’s often the finishing touches that set it off

Kitchen accessories

Small appliances have been elevated into kitchen accessories with the trend to introduce colour.

Window cleaning tool

Kärcher’s battery-operated Window Vacuum [$119] takes the chore out of window cleaning, leaving you with a fresh, crystal-clear view of the outside world

Lamp-free mini projector

BenQ have introduced their latest mini projector, the Joybee GP3, which is compact, lightweight and effortless to operate

Five new Linear ovens

Smeg’s new Linear SFPA140 multifunction oven [$3990], with its signature sleek Stopsol silver glass and stainless steel styling, features a coloured LED touch screen with the clearest graphics and an intuitive SLogic interface

Redesigned 60cm ovens

Fisher & Paykel recently re-engineered their next generation 60cm Built-in Oven range to include an impressive 77-litre usable internal capacity

Ultraperformer Vacs

Electrolux’s Ultraperformer series of vacuum cleaners not only sucks up dust and dirt, it also gives you cleaner exhaust air in your home