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Top 8 Smart Home Products in 2018

Top 8 Smart Home Products in 2018

Smart home products can connect you to pretty much every part of your house, making home living comfortable, easy and safe.

If you’re in the market for smart home technology, here are some cool and useful gadgets you can add to your home:

1. Google Home or Amazon Echo

A smart Bluetooth speaker such as a Google Home or an Amazon Echo allows you to control most smart home gadgets with your voice. You can ask questions, play music, control lights and the television, and you can also set appointments or timers simply by saying “hey, Google” for Google Home or “Alexa” for Amazon Echo.

2. Philips Hue Light Bulbs        

Controlling your lights with your smartphone is now possible with Philips Hue Light Bulbs. This enables you to change light settings for parties, dinners, movie nights, or simply switching the lights on and off while you’re away or at home.        

3. TP Link Wifi Smart Plug

Any gadget you have can turn into a smart home appliance with the TP Link Wifi Smart Plug. This smart plug will give you the ability to manage any plugged in devices via a smartphone app. You can schedule when you want to switch on and off, view and monitor the plugged device’s power usage, and even use the ‘away’ mode that will make it seem like someone is home when you are not.

4. Tend Secure Lynx Indoor

A smart home wouldn’t be complete without a surveillance camera. The Tend Secure Lynx Indoor is a good choice because it is one of the most affordable home security cameras in the market at the moment priced at only $60. The pint-size camera can produce 1080p videos, it can capture clear videos on night mode, there’s two-way audio, facial recognition technology, motion detection and free cloud storage.

5. SkyBell HD

Answering the door won’t be a hassle anymore since you already know who’s at the door. A SkyBell HD is a video doorbell that lets you check from your smartphone who is outside. This smart home device also lets you communicate with the person at the door without moving from your couch. 

6. Anker PowerWave Fast Wireless Charger

The Anker PowerWave Fast Wireless Charger is a great addition to your smart home. This lets you charge your Android smartphone and your Apple iPhone much faster and wirelessly so you won’t be bothered by unsightly tangled wires.

7. ​Logitech Harmony Elite Universal Remote Control​

The Logitech Harmony Elite can support over 270,000 different devices including televisions, streaming devices, speakers, and gaming consoles. You can also download the smartphone app that can turn your phone into a remote. This smart home device can basically let you control every technology you have.

8. Nest Thermostat E

Automating your home’s thermostat is possible with this smart home technology. You can turn the temperature up or down even when you’re away from home. This lets you check your energy history. It automatically turns itself down when you’re away, and each of your family members can change the climate settings via the app. It can turn the system on and off. You can also control it with your Google Home or Amazon Echo.

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