6 smart devices to consider for your new home
August 12th, 2020 by Candis Hall
After years of living with roommates or in cramped apartments, you saved up enough to buy a home. You went through a real estate MLS listing like Movoto.com, found the perfect little (or huge) house, and now you want to add a few things. You have heard all about smart homes and are not ashamed to admit that you want a bit of that. Below are six fantastic devices you could consider owning
Netflix and chill could get no better than this. This state of the art entertainment system has eight woofers to give you a cinematic experience of whatever you want to listen to. It also features Dolby Atmos, which really amps up the capabilities of surround sound. The system has tuning technology that optimizes sound to the room’s acoustics, contributing to a very realistic experience. What’s more, Google Assistant and Alexa come built-in. This means you can play your music, make a phone call, set your alarm, and even listen to the radio wall with just your voice. Alternatively, you can use the remote, an app on your phone, or Apple AirPlay to control it.
Roomba i7 self-cleaning Smart Robot Vacuum
Everyone wants a clean home, but not everyone likes cleaning. This is why you should ”hire” Roomba to do it for you. When you connect Roomba to Alexa or Google Assistant, you will be good to go. For ease of cleaning, Roomba will intelligently map out your home with Imprint® Smart Mapping. It is capable of mapping out and remembering multiple floor plans, so don’t worry if you live in a multilevel home. It is designed to clean various surfaces such as hardwood floors and carpets as it is fitted with Unique Dual Multi-Surface Rubber Brushes. It can distinguish between rooms so you can direct it to clean a particular room or keep out of another. It is excellent for a house with pets and will help you pick up those pesky little hairs that fall off your furry friends. With Roomba, you can forget about cleaning for a while by scheduling cleanings.
Cuisinart AirFryer Toaster Oven
Looking to save some space in your kitchen while still being able to warm, air fry, bake, broil, and toast, this product is for you. If you are a health nut, you have undoubtedly heard of the dangers of deep-frying your foods; air frying is the healthier alternative. You also get a recipe book with 42 recipes, a baking pan, a baking rack, a basket, and a manual. This product comes with three years warranty to boot.
Instant Pot Smart WiFi
This is a programmable eight appliances in 1 Multicooker. It serves as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice/porridge maker, yogurt maker, cake maker, steamer, warmer, and sauté/searing. It comes programmed with hundreds of recipes from yogurt, grains, and cake to slow-cooked meats, stews, and chili. You can monitor your meal’s progress from your phone and get notifications along the way, saving you the hustle of watching over your meal as it cooks. It is compatible with Android 5.0 and above and iOS 9.0 and above
Making a grocery list has never been easier with this GeniCan scanner. It has barcode scanning and voice recognition to compile a grocery list as you throw away items. This means you won’t go for shopping, come back home and realize your tomato sauce ended last week, yet you forgot to get some more. It attaches to your recycling bin or garbage can, meaning you don’t have to go out of your way to use it. You can then access your shopping list on your smartphone. You can also use Amazon Dash Replenishment by authorizing individual items to reorder automatically. This allows you to skip the queue as the item will be shipped directly to your doorstep.
Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Link – AIR PURIFIER
Do you suffer from allergies, asthma, or other respiratory conditions? Or, do you hate how the smell of cooked food or mildew hanging in the air? This is a product for you. Besides purifying your air, it has a fan that can keep you cool in the summer. You can control it from your phone through the Dyson link app, or you can link it to your Amazon echo and use voice commands. It works in two modes, night time and sleep timer, so it is especially perfect for your bedroom. Besides removing gases and odors, it also captures pollutants such as pollen, dust, and smoke.
This is just but a tiny sample of gadgets among many that have been produced and are being created every day. They are not necessities, but they do serve to make your life easier and more comfortable. Not to mention, they give your house a digital zen feel. You may have to dig a little deeper into your pockets for some of them, but you definitely will not regret it.