Look inside an e-cig battery6
Jul

Everything You Need To Know About Your E-Cig’s Rechargeable Lithium Battery

Great news, it’s finally the future! Okay, there are no hover-boards yet but everyone is puffing on advanced electronic cigarettes made from metal. Cool!

But don’t change your name by deedpoll to X-78 and buy a silver jumpsuit just yet — we still have some way to go until human beings reach our technological nirvana.

Take batteries, for instance, which regrettably still require some gentle maintenance. Luckily at blu UK we employ smart technology in each of our stylish products to ensure you experience the minimum of fuss.

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How a vaporizer works1
Jul

How does the vaporizer in your e-cig work?

Whether you call them electronic cigarettes, e-cigs or vapes, these nifty gadgets are busy replacing regular tobacco cigarettes in our collective consciousness. A standard electronic cigarette has two basic components: a rechargeable lithium battery and a nicotine cartridge containing e-liquid and a vaporizer.

blu UK Starter or Premium Kits use the popular model of combining cartridge and vaporizer into one handy disposable ‘cartomiser’. This means users don’t have to worry about refilling anything – just plug the cartomiser into your battery and you’re good to go. Need to know more? For all you inquisitive types out there, here’s the science part:

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Which tennis great would your e-cig flavour be?29
Jun

Game, Cig and No Match! What Flavour Would Your Wimbledon Hero Be?

Wimbledon is once more upon us and the TV commentary boxes will be packed with the great and the good of past events. Oh, and Pat Cash will be there too.

We’ve taken some time out to ponder which vape flavours our tennis favourites would be. Why? Well, it was that or learn how to switch off the annoying paper clip on Microsoft Word we’d turned back on after all these years because we thought it would make work like a retro-gaming experience.

Anyway, we’ve whipped out our e-cigs, put our feet up on the desks and taken a wander down memory lane…

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A guide to e-cig lights18
Jun

Lights, vapour, action: what your e-cig’s trying to tell you

Those first weeks of using a blu™ e-cig can feel a bit alien. No smoke. No matches. And strange lights flashing at you like the UFOs from Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

Well, next time your e-cig blinks at you, you needn’t stare like a spaced-out Richard Dreyfuss. Just refer to this handy checklist to find out what your e-cigarette is trying to communicate.

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Sensory Cinema vape movies15
Jun

The Greatest Vape Movies Never Made!

Our senses are crucial when it comes to enjoying a movie. The auditory anticipation when you know a ‘bang!’ is coming; the visual exertion of picking out the villain approaching in the darkness; the physical sensation of pain when you realise that Gerard Butler just seemed to give up making good movies after 300.

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What to say to non-vapers.10
Jun

6 Replies to Non-Vapers!

In the world of the vaper, there are two types of people you’ll meet: ‘chargers’ and ‘drainers’. Chargers will inspire you, encourage you, give you a helping hand. Drainers will do the opposite; they’ll frustrate your progress and drag you down.

When you make a positive change — like moving from smoking to vaping — and you get stick for it, just remember the difference between chargers and drainers and breathe easy. Arm yourself with some key facts and the next time someone criticises your decision to vape, politely give them the lowdown. Below you’ll find six common misconceptions about vaping and some iron-clad replies.

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Songs to play this summer3
Jun

blu HQ’s summer playlist

The sun’s shining and we wish we were outside enjoying it. We may be stuck in the office, but we can still enjoy some summery tunes.

To help you get you in the sunny mood, we thought we’d share our summer playlist. So turn up the volume. Nope, louder!

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Discover what weird and wonderful e-cig flavours we've trialed.1
Jun

The Vape Flavours We Rejected

At blu UK, we’re committed to making sure you get the best flavour experience possible from e-cig liquids. We hope that comes through in our diverse selection of delicious flavours. Of course, the mark of taking the time to carefully choose and develop our range of flavours isn’t just in the flavours we have; it’s also in the flavours we rejected…

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Vapers Dream E-cig27
May

blu E-cigs: Your Way

One of the most attractive things about switching from traditional cigarettes to e-cigs is the ability to modify them. It plays to our love of tinkering with gadgets – and showing them off afterwards. The team here at blu UK are proud to support our collective love of gizmos and that’s why blu™ electronic cigarettes come in a variety of kits and accessories.

This week, we reached out to some influential bloggers on the subject of e-cig modification to ask them what they’d like to see happen in the industry. Highlighted below are some of the responses we received. Ranging from the profound to the unusual, we collated an amazing variety of replies. Vapers of the world, we salute you.

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