Home improvement

Gadgets for a smart home: good to haves for a smart living

Nowadays, smartphones are in the center of our day to day activities. Giving the number of possibilities that these devices offer, you can easily turn your home into a smart one, with a little help.

The market is filled with intelligent gadgets that connect to your smartphone, so let’s take a look at a few good to haves, for all your senses.


If you’re an audiophile, you’d definitely want a bluetooth system, that allows you to wirelessly connect to the speakers you have installed in your home. There is a wide range of such devices, and you can find anything from intelligent speaker lightbulbs to audio receivers or bluetooth sound systems.


For your relaxation...and viewing pleasure, turn your salon into a smart living with a smart TV.
Depending on the space you have available for your media station, there are several diagonals and functions you can chose for your smart TV.

Also, if you have a specific brand in mind, or you’d like your TV to be the same brand as your phone, there’s an extensive list of smart TVs to pick your favorite one from.


For the ones concerned with the air pollution levels in their homes, a new device is making it’s way on the market. Available for pre-order, Sensly detects air pollution levels using its onboard gas sensors, before feeding the information to your smartphone. It has incorporated an air pollution sensor, temperature, humidity and toxic levels gas sensor.

You can receive notifications on your smartphone when any of the normal values are above the normal parameters.


Another smart gadget good to have around, for you and your family, is the upcoming HidrateSpark bottle. It keeps track of how much water you drink and send notifications to your smartphone to update you on the progress. With the dedicated app you can customise a water goal that you have to reach daily and sends reminders so you don't remain behind. The bottle even GLOWS when you need to drink more.


Even though it’s marketed as a gadget for your workplace, you can use EvaPolar at home as well. This gadget is a “personal air conditioner” that cools, humidifies and cleans the air creating a perfect microclimate in your environment. As the makers put it, “It emulates a soft natural chilling process instead of just producing a cold air thread like the other air conditioners (that often leads to catching a cold). Moreover, Evapolar doesn’t contain any toxic coolants that makes it absolutely eco-friendly.”


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