5 Epic Gadgets You Need in Your Home Right Now

We take a look at some devices that’ll deliver some new-age convenience to your life.

The modern home is essentially a boiling pot for gadgets, tech, and smart devices, with everything coming together to (attempt) to make our lives simpler and better; so we’ve rounded up some of the best gadgets that can bring a bit of new-age edge to your home:

Houdt Apple Watch & iPhone stand

It may seem simple, but it’s oh-so-effective. Whether you’re a neat freak or design geek, this distinctive Houdt Apple Watch and iPhone stand, made from beautiful wood, is ideal for combatt    ing chaotic desks, counters and bedside tables – this cleverly engineered stand offers precision-cut areas to discretely store all your cabling while securely holding your devices in a snazzy home base. This stand is compatible with the iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, 6S Plus and 7, the Apple Watch 38mm and 42mm, and any devices within those similar dimensions.

Apple Watch Stand Houdt

Prysma Chrome Weather Station

While our smartphone do have all the weather apps one could ask for, we, as forgetful humans, tend to overlook them from time to time, resulting in a t-shirt in some torrential rain, or overdressed on a sunny scorcher. This Prysma Chrome Weather Station provides indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity, along with a weather condition update, right on your bedside table. The clock display automatically changes through 7 colours depending on the outside temperature ranging from a cool purple and blue when it is cold to warmer orange and red as the temperature increases.

Prysma clock

Philips bluetooth speaker

These days, every home needs a bluetooth speaker, so whether you’re cooking up a storm in the kitchen or relaxing on the couch, you can enjoy your favourite tunes via your smartphone without having to plug in anything. This Philips speaker not only provides the Bluetooth capabilities, but also lets you play music louder and keeps it high quality, even when the battery is low. so works as a speakerphone. When a call comes in, the music is put on pause and you can talk via the speaker. Call for a business meeting. Or, call your friend from a party. Either way, it works great.

Philips Bluetooth speaker

Panasonic Bread Maker

You know what they say; life is too short not to eat bread. Thankfully, this nifty kitchen gadget delivers fresh bread in the morning without you doing the hard work – well, because bread. The Panasonic SD-2501 Bread Maker is super easy to use – just toss in the ingredients for your bread, press a button or two and come back in a few hours when you’re bread is done. You can even set it to start baking first thing in the morning so your bread is ready and waiting when you wake up (genius!).

Philips bread maker

Withings Smart Body Analyser Wi-Fi Scale

The Withings Smart Body Analyser Wi-Fi Scales do exactly what their name suggests and more. They will give you an accurate weight recording, along with body fat measurements, Body Mass Index (BMI), heart rate readings and information on air quality and the day’s weather. The scales feature automatic user recognition for up to eight users so they know who they are weighing and they will also help you position yourself properly for the most accurate weigh in with the Position Control function.


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