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VITAMIX® ASCENT™ SERIES BLENDERS TO LAUNCH IN UK MARKET Vitamix is to introduce a new blender range featuring a family of interchangeable containers with wireless connectivity, so programme settings and maximum blending times can be automatically adjusted. A clean interface with intuitive controls and pre-programmed settings provide ease of use. Each appliance comes with a book providing recipes and insight into a range of culinary techniques and tips. Ascent Series blenders are the first in the Vitamix portfolio to come with a 10-year full warranty. Available September 2017. j

HOTSPOT TITANIUM 3-IN-1 HOT WATER TAP The HotSpot Titanium 3-in-1 hot water tap incorporates a patented “Intelliprotect” safety system with electronic touch control, a choice of three safety levels, and the option to have a continuous flow of boiling water. The tank is made of bacteria-resistant titanium and comes in 4-litre or 8-litre sizes. The tap is available in Chrome and Stainless Steel effect, with either a swan or drop neck, and is offered as a 3-in-1 unit (hot, cold & boiling water) or a Solo option (boiling water only). j

HOTPOINT INTRODUCES AAAA-RATED VACUUM CLEANERS Hotpoint’s new Ultimate Collection vacuum cleaners are available as compact cylinders and cordless uprights and incorporate MultiCyclonic technology for optimised airflow to effectively separate and filter dust particles and save up to 70% on energy consumption. The cordless model pictured has a powerful motorised brush that picks up the smallest particles of dust, dirt and pet dander on all floor surfaces and requires just 2 hours of charging for 60 minutes of use. j

PANASONIC EXTENDS 4K PRO HDR UHD OLED TV LINEUP Panasonic has announced the expansion of its 4K Pro HDR Ultra HD OLED TV range following the unveiling of the 65-inch EZ1002 at CES in January this year. The strengthened lineup includes a 77-inch EZ1002 and a second series of OLED TVs for 2017, the EZ952 (pictured), which will be available in 65-inch and 55-inch screen sizes. j



Get Connected Magazine - March 2017  

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