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Illy Easy coffee pod machine shot in a kitchen making an espresso
Home Appliances

Illy Easy coffee pod machine review

Illy knows its stuff when it comes to creating a great cup of coffee, but does the Illy Easy coffee machine showcase all those decades of Italian expertise?

An Amazon Echo Smart display displaying Alexa's emergency CPR skill
Smart speakers

Alexa to the rescue: Can the voice assistant help you in a medical emergency?

From helping to perform CPR to calling your emergency contact, Alexa can literally be a lifesaver.

Mature woman holding a credit card over her face
Smart Home

Money talk: Preparing for a cashless future

With the move to a cashless society becoming more inevitable, here’s our guide to everything you need to know to prepare and thrive.

Female hand using white kitchen towel cleaning a coffee pod machine
Home Appliances

Want the secret to better tasting coffee? Clean your coffee pod machine – here’s how 

Not sure how to clean your coffee pod machine? This step-by-step guide will have it sparkling in no time.

Woman placing a pod in a coffee pod machine
Home Appliances

How to use a coffee pod machine: don’t let it gather dust in your cupboard

Not sure how to use a coffee pod machine? This simple guide will have you brewing the perfect cup in no time.

Nespresso Citiz&Milk coffee machine on a kitchen worktop next to some Nespresso coffee pods
Home Appliances

Nespresso CitiZ&Milk Coffee Machine review

You can be your own barista thanks to the simple and speedy Nespresso CitiZ&Milk, which can whip up a great alternative to your favourite café drink.

Home Appliances

The secrets of café-quality coffee (and it’s not just about the machine)

We quizzed the experts on why a barista brew always tastes so good – and got some insider tips on how to recreate it at home.

The Dualit 3 in 1 coffee machine sat on a kitchen worktop in the Saga Exceptional testing centre
Home Appliances

Dualit 3-in-1 coffee machine review

It looks good on the countertop and makes three different types of coffee but is the Dualit 3 in 1 coffee machine worth splashing out on?

Lakeland coffee pod machine machine in kitchen setting at the Saga Exceptional test centre
Home Appliances

Lakeland Coffee Pod Machine review

If you want a no-frills coffee pod machine that won’t break the bank, the Lakeland Coffee Pod Machine could be the one for you.

Tassimo by Bosch My Way 2 coffee machine front shot in kitchen setting
Home Appliances

Tassimo by Bosch My Way 2 coffee machine review

A Brita water filter and branded pods from the likes of Kenco, Costa, Cadbury’s and others ensure this coffee machine produces delicious drinks.