Joni Blecher

Joni Blecher

Joni Blecher has been reviewing consumer tech products since before cell phones had color screens. She loves testing products and making sure they work the right way. When she’s not reviewing gadgets, she writes stories that help people make the most of the tech in their lives.
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Product Review

Can’t decide between coffee and cappuccino? Now you don’t have to with the DeLonghi BC0430

Some days you want straight coffee, while other days you need a stronger kick in the you-know-what. But who has both a coffee and an espresso machine? With the DeLonghi BC0430 Coffee Machine, you can have the best of both worlds.
Product Review

Samsung DW80M9 Chef Collection dishwasher review

Samsung aims to change the dishwasher game with its newest model, the DW80M9 Chef Collection model featuring Samsung’s WaterWall technology. But it’s the thoughtful design elements that really make this dishwasher stand out.
Smart Home

Change your habits and win the snoring debate with the Nokia sleep sensing pad

How far off is a good night sleep? With the aid of the Nokia Sleep Sensing & Home Automation Pad, a more restful night is just in reach. Better yet, the app will help you prove you don’t snore as much as your significant other might…
Product Review

The Electrolux EI24ID81SS has a flexible design, but drops the ball on cleaning

We really wanted to like the Electrolux E1241D81S dishwasher. It has a sleek, basic design and lots of promise. It features a handy third row for utensils. But some things were missing that prevented us from giving it a great score.
Product Review

Bosch built an oven with Porsche's good looks but with brains, too

There’s no denying the Bosch 24-inch wall oven Series 500 is sexy. It looks great and cooks food wonderfully. As a bonus, it comes with an app that works as a remote control for the oven.
Smart Home

Everything you need to know about buying a washer and dryer

Washers and dryers are big, expensive appliances that you want to last for decades, not years. Our buying guide will help you sort out the front-loaders from the top-loaders, the steam from the pre-soaks, and more features and settings.