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What’s on trend for home interiors? Brands showcase latest must-have designs and products at Maison & Objet Paris 2017
Smart-home kits keep owners connected to pampered pets
Weighty matters: smart-home gyms can take off all those extra pounds following a season of overindulgence
How Hong Kong’s smart home inventions will change our lives
Want to holiday with your drone? Lightweight, portable and foldable models that travel well are now available
10 Christmas gift ideas for the technically-minded junior geeks
Seven hi-tech gifts to raise a jingle: electronic stocking fillers reach the shelves, just in time for Christmas
Furniture of the future provides all kinds of connectivity
Mirror mirror on the wall: Talking mirrors in bathrooms of the future tailor made for media consumption

Images and sounds will be seen and heard “whether you’re sitting on the toilet or shaving”, while surfaces such as shower screens and mirrors will become interactive

7 Nov 2016 - 9:15AM

Images and sounds will be seen and heard “whether you’re sitting on the toilet or shaving”, while surfaces such as shower screens and mirrors will become interactive

Mirror mirror on the wall: Talking mirrors in bathrooms of the future tailor made for media consumption
Shaping up: Home-grown app, Green WALK Hong Kong, is the pick of the mobile apps
Get smart: new technology and devices make life easier and convenient

Check out the latest wireless phone chargers and earbuds, medical alert watch, voice assistant, energy saver, mulitfunctional car key, smart footwear and pet tracker

24 Oct 2016 - 10:23AM

Check out the latest wireless phone chargers and earbuds, medical alert watch, voice assistant, energy saver, mulitfunctional car key, smart footwear and pet tracker

Get smart: new technology and devices make life easier and convenient
Advent of the smart lunchbox is the game-changer everyone has been waiting for
Gaining the edge with wearable technology
Connected car raises prospect of stress-free daily commute
Better use of mobile devices can hone time management skills
Sounding out the looks: do aesthetics matter when it comes to buying audio equipment?
Sun-worshippers' delight: digital era takes the guesswork out of the search for the fountain of youth
Smart-home functionality takes the pain out of preparing the entire household for return to school
How to live it big in a small but cosy home – especially in Hong Kong
Scientists are flushed with success: sunshine to replace the need to wash clothes, while toilets will no longer need water

Could clothing that never needs washing really help save the world? That may seem a stretch, given all the genuine problems the planet and humankind are facing. But you have to start somewhere, and the men and women in lab coats beavering away at nanotechnology seem to think that it’s as good a place as any.

1 Aug 2016 - 9:48AM

Could clothing that never needs washing really help save the world? That may seem a stretch, given all the genuine problems the planet and humankind are facing. But you have to start somewhere, and the men and women in lab coats beavering away at nanotechnology seem to think that it’s as good a place as any.

Scientists are flushed with success: sunshine to replace the need to wash clothes, while toilets will no longer need water
Indoor gardening anyone? Start-ups, designers and big firms are finding ways to ‘bring nature inside’
Homes of the future: new technology poised to make life that much more exciting – and romantic
Smell the coffee and clear the air with new household appliances by Miele, Dyson and Somabar
Next generation wearables comes to emotional rescue of fragile humans
Jockey Club and green groups encourage vegetarian cooking in meat-eating Hong Kong
At the Salone del Mobile 2016, children's furniture takes centrestage as designers explore their playful side in Milan

There is an exquisite range of cool furniture available from the ultimate symbol of 1960s freedom to space travel and the Little Mermaid.

24 Jun 2016 - 2:42PM

There is an exquisite range of cool furniture available from the ultimate symbol of 1960s freedom to space travel and the Little Mermaid.

At the Salone del Mobile 2016, children's furniture takes centrestage as designers explore their playful side in Milan
Keeping the home in the best shape is made easier by online tools that can designate cleaning duties
Green gadgets can keep everyone honest - from laundry and kitchen appliances to apps which log showers and track overall water usage
All things bright and beautiful
Changing habits on a daily basis can make a big difference in helping the Earth Day Network achieve its objectives

NGO says that more than 1 billion people worldwide have taken part in eco-friendly acts, such as buying Organic alternatives that are available in Hong Kong.

9 May 2016 - 10:20AM

NGO says that more than 1 billion people worldwide have taken part in eco-friendly acts, such as buying Organic alternatives that are available in Hong Kong.

Changing habits on a daily basis can make a big difference in helping the Earth Day Network achieve its objectives