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Sumi’s Smart Picks Videos
Sumi’s Smart Picks Videos
Correspondent Sumi Das examines novel new concepts and products such as eco-friendly laundry containers or greener golf balls to find out how they work and whether they’re worth your hard-earned cash.
One last idea for the last-minute shoppers and those Vegas-bound for CES. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das shares electronic sleeves made out of cork, because every iPad & iPhone cover should be certified...
1 | December 21, 2011 8:50am
Still searching for a unique gift? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das shares Sprout watches. Sure, you could go with a Rolex or a Tag, but are those compostable? Find out just how eco-friendly these...
3 | December 19, 2011 2:35pm
Have a foodie on your holiday shopping list? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das shares some great ideas including a magical lid that replaces plastic wrap and a chopping board set that reduces the spread of...
December 15, 2011 9:01am
Exhausted all your clever gift ideas for the person who has everything on your list? Bluebell Giving cards put a charitable spin on plain old gift cards. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das explains how they...
December 13, 2011 3:50pm
Gorgeous and green, a holiday gift sure to delight even the most discriminating person on your list. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das takes a close look at Root of the Earth bowls.
1 | December 8, 2011 8:09am
What's better than using the sun to charge your gadgets? Using the sun, and then bragging about it to your social network. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das checks out the Changers Starter Kit and its...
2 | December 5, 2011 10:00am
Six to ten diapers a day. That's how many times a baby usually needs to be changed. It all adds up and then ENDS up in our landfills. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das checks out gDiapers, an...
4 | November 29, 2011 8:47am
Hosting a holiday soirée but don't want to scrub dishes for a party of 30? Japanese-designed Wasara paper tableware lets you entertain elegantly with an eco-friendly flair.
November 15, 2011 8:31am
Ever feel guilty about using foil once and then throwing it in the recycling bin? If you're looking for a better way to wrap up your leftovers, recycled aluminum could be the answer....
4 | November 8, 2011 9:00am
The buy one, give one model is branching out. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das shares how shoemaker Freewaters is improving drinking water standards in Africa.
1 | October 24, 2011 9:28am
Metric system have you confused? The Kitchen Gadgets series continues with a measuring cup and scale that makes conversions. Plus, a vegetable peeler that pulls triple duty and a can opener that...
1 | October 10, 2011 8:55am
How green is your thumb? If you answered, not very, the Botanicall is sure to improve your gardening skills. The device tweets when your plant needs water. Watch as SmartPlanet correspondent...
1 | September 21, 2011 9:39am
Fed up of all the critters in your neighborhood feasting on Fluffy's food when you're not around? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das and her four-legged friend test out the SureFlap Microchip Cat Flap.
20 | September 7, 2011 4:15pm
This clean machine could add new meaning to the phrase green thumb. But is it hearty enough to handle tough grass and large lawns? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das takes the Neuton Mower for a spin.
21 | August 31, 2011 12:47pm
Sumi Das gets cooking in this first video of the Kitchen Gadgets series. SmartPlanet's own gourmand-at-heart shares PFOA-free pans, a shape-shifting grater and a rolling pin that's destined to...
3 | August 24, 2011 10:20am