If you’ve lived long enough then you’ve been able to see just how far technology has come. Some of the technologies designed for the home will totally have you feeling like you’re living out episodes of the Jetsons! Although technology hasn’t advanced enough to where people can have homes built in space, some of the technologies that have come out for homes today will certainly make your home feel out of this world!
Not only are these gadgets fancy but some will optimize your needs for comfort and entertainment while others will provide solutions to everyday problems. One of the big things today is smart homes and the top gadgets for smart homes… well, those gadgets are awesome to have but what if you don’t live in a smart home? What if you live in an average home but still want smart gadgets? If that sounds like you, then take a look at some of these home gadgets that will change life at home as you know it.
Robot Vacuum Cleaners
Imagine being able to leave for work and come home to clean floors… It’s a dream come true when vacuuming is on your cleaning to-do list. You may not realize it but vacuuming is one of those house chores that is despised by most people. To be fair, vacuuming doesn’t come with the factor of “gross” like cleaning the toilet does but these robot vacuums do remove the hassle of pushing and hauling a noisy vacuum from room to room. Some of the hottest robot vacuums for 2019 include:
- iRobot Roomba 960
- Ecovacs Deebot N79S
- Amarey A800 (for pet hair)
- Neato Botvac D7
When you wake up in the mornings, how often do you press the snooze button before you ACTUALLY get up and get your day started? If those snooze buttons have made you late for work a many of days, worry no more… Clocky is here to make sure you get up out the bed to get your day started! So how does Clocky work? Well, this smart alarm clock is designed to go off at the time you set but in order to turn it off, you have to get out of bed and find it. Once the alarm goes off, it will run away and hide while it’s beeping and once you’ve gotten out of bed and found it, you can turn it off… this is a sure-fire way to make sure you never oversleep ever again!
The Best Way to Stream TV and Movies
According to Troypoint, in today’s world, people are getting rid of cable and the troublesome cords associated with it and switching to platforms like Hulu, Twitch, Sling and plenty of others to stream all of their favorite TV shows and movies. Sure, cable was a great thing to satisfy our entertainments needs at a point in time but again, technology comes in and scores the game-winning point with people being able to stream TV instead of relying on cable. One of the most frustrating things about cable is those commercials… if you stream your TV, you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite programs without those interrupting commercials.
Whether you’re hosting a get-together or just doing a little straightening up around your home, music always makes it ten times better! If you can think back, there was a time where music was played on things like record players, then it was played on 8 tracks. As time and technology advanced, music was then played in cassette players and then transitioned to CD’s and then to MP3 players… music has certainly evolved over the years for sure!
Today, music can now be played from your phone, and with the help of Bluetooth technology, it can be played through wireless speakers now. It’s the Bluetooth technology that allows you to play music from these speakers from any room in your home. Whether you like Carrie Underwood or Bruno Mars, you’ll be able to rock out to your favorite music no matter where you are!
According to consumerreports.org, the way they test out various wireless speakers and base their list of the best speakers are based on ease of use, versatility, and quality of sound. some of the hottest wireless speakers of 2019 recommended by consumerreports.org include:
- Sonos Play:1
- JLab Audio Block Party
- JBL by Harman Flip 4
- Denon Heos 7 HS2