By Christine Andas
March 01, 2021
These are 7 helpful smart gadgets you’ll need for your home—from automated lights, virtual assistants, to smart beds!
One of the best perks of living in a modern world is having helpful smart gadgets that can make things much easier at home. These smart home devices will definitely give you extra time off from doing household chores and make the whole family feel as safe and comfortable as possible.
The Dyson Digital Slim vacuum was engineered for Asian homes as this device can make your floor spotlessly clean. It’s lighter and smaller than the previous models which make it easier to use under couches and other tight spaces. Since this vacuum is cordless, you can clean almost any part of the house. Hard floors and dust are no match for the vacuum’s powerful suction, thanks to its machine that’s powered by a lightweight Dyson Hyperdymium motor and 11 precisely engineered cyclones.
While everyone’s busy—either with work or online classes—trust that iRobot’s Roomba Robot vacuum will do the cleaning for you. Depending on the model, you may enjoy various convenient features. Should you wish to have your house cleaned on a certain schedule, the i7 will learn your routine. If you want your house cleaned in neat rows, the i3 series will do so. The Roomba Robot vacuum will even empty itself afterwards.
More than just streaming your favourite songs from Amazon Music or other streaming platforms, the Amazon Echo Dot 4th generation can answer questions, play the news, check the weather, set alarms, and even control other compatible smart devices. If you want the fill your home with that one song you all love, you can play synchronised music across echo devices placed in different rooms. You may also answer calls handsfree or let the whole house know that the food’s ready.
Google Home’s virtual helper has all the answers for your questions. Apart from that, you can even play music and use voice commands to control the volume or mute your microphone. In case you’ve forgotten the title, you can search for the song by lyrics. It also can stream songs from Spotify, Pandora and YouTube. You can also use Google Home as speakers by connecting via Bluetooth.
You can set the mood of any room with your phone or tablet by choosing from 16 million colours and shades of white. You can even go hands-free by using voice control with Alexa, Apple HomeKit, or Google Assistant. These Philips bulbs have 25000 hours of life and can be expanded with accessories that are sold separately. These added accessories—Hue Tap, Hue Dimmer Switch, and Hue Motion Sensor—will surely make things all the more convenient.
Sleep soundly with a smart bed from Sleep Number. The 360 smart bed is the first smart bed in the whole world. The smart bed creates a personal microclimate for you; it will warm your feet and balance the temperature to keep you asleep until morning. It also automatically adjusts firmness, comfort and support on both sides. It even has a SleepIQ® technology that helps improve your sleep by measuring your average heart rate and tracking your wake and sleep cycles.
There are times when we have to leave home and run a few errands, leaving our pets alone for an hour or two. But as long as you have an automatic feeder from PetSafe, you won’t have to worry about your furbabies getting hungry. That’s also one less chore to accomplish every day. You may choose from different models that fit your dog or cat’s lifestyle. The Smart Feed can let you feed your pet through your phone, while the Healthy Pet Simply Feed can schedule up to 12 meals a day for slow-eaters.