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Home Technology 7 Smart Gadgets For Easy Living Year-Round

Year In, Year Out: Smarter Living

7 Smart Gadgets For Easy Living Year-Round

January 11, 2023 at 3:28 PM PST
Home Technology 7 Smart Gadgets For Easy Living Year-Round

Year In, Year Out: Smarter Living

7 Smart Gadgets For Easy Living Year-Round

January 11, 2023 at 3:28 PM PST

Looking for some premium smart gadgets for your new home? Home & Texture’s got you covered! Our round-up of some of the smartest gadgets for your home will turn even the most dated of homes into a modern oasis.

If you step into any high-tech home, you are likely to find a lot of futuristic, robot-looking devices. Smart appliances are meant to streamline your daily routine and make your at-home processes simple and efficient. They connect to Wi-Fi and are controlled through an app, smart home hub, or voice command system. Say hello to Alexa!

Smart devices make your daily activities as easy as 1, 2, 3. You won’t have to lift a finger (maybe except to click a button.) And with all the time and energy you’re saving year-round, you’ll have ample time to focus on what matters most.

So, with that in mind, Home & Texture’s come up with a list of some of the best smart gadgets for your home. You won’t believe how fun, functional, and — most of all — affordable they all are! But they’re definitely amongst the best of the best, which is why we here at Home & Texture are proud to endorse them. We hope you like them just as much as we do!

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1Amazon Echo Show 8

Alexa can show you even more - 8” HD touchscreen, adaptive color, and stereo speakers bring entertainment to life. Make video calls with a 13 MP camera that uses auto-framing to keep you centered.

A smart display to make your daily routine streamlined, the Amazon Echo Show 8 brings work and play together at the touch of a button. You can connect with streaming devices like Prime Video and Netflix or ask Alexa to stream your favorite music from Spotify. You can also access calendars and reminders at a quick glance, and you will be able to control cameras, lights and other compatible gadgets using the interactive screen, your voice or motion.

While it might seem like a hefty price tag compared to its competitors, it’s worth the dollar signs. Eve is all about seamlessly integrating your home and helping you createsustainable, energy-saving habits. The Eve Energy Strip does just that by syncing lights, fans and other devices with your daily rhythm. You can also control while you’re away from home with a smart hub. While controlling your power outlets, the energy strip also works to prevent power surges and provides overcurrent and overvoltage protection.


2Eve Energy Strip

Independently control 3 generously spaced power outlets - via Siri, the app on iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch or onboard buttons

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This smart air purifier is best for removing odors while also purifying the air and adding zen to your space. This smart purifier cleans your air of irritants within a radiance of 575 square feet. Unlike passive filters on the market, the Greentech Active HEPA + Room sends out solutions into the air to counteract the irritants in home, like airborne particles and odors from pets, cooking, smoking or mold. One of the best perks is that you won’t have to worry about regularly changing the filter, but instead, this smart air purifier only needs an annual cleaning.


6iRobot Braava jet 240 Robot Mop

Superior robot mop with precision jet spray and vibrating cleaning head helps tackles dirt and stains.


7BISSELL SpotBot Pet Handsfree Spot and Stain Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner

Every BISSELL purchase helps save pets. BISSELL proudly supports BISSELL Pet Foundation and its mission to help save homeless pets.

Pet owners are going to love this gadget. This hands-free carpet cleaner does all the work for you after your pet has an accident. It has two cleaning modes that permanently remove surface stains, as well as those tough pet stains that are hard to scrub out. At the click of a button, it sprays, brushes and sucks up any stain. The container holds 32 ounces of waste and debris so your carpet will be clean for days to come. You can also feel good about your purchase as the brand BISSELL supports the BISSELL Pet Foundation that rescues homeless pets.

This smart doorbell utilizes AI technology and an advanced algorithm to help protect your home by alerting you when someone or something is at your door. It detects body shape and face, so you will never be alerted because a stray animal approaches or because the wind is blowing. The eufy Security Wi-Fi Video Doorbell strikes the ultimate trifecta: performance, reliability and affordability. The crisp camera offers high definition 2560 x 1920 resolution, which allows you to see detailed footage and the entire length of someone standing on your doorstep. The doorbell works by connecting wirelessly to a smart hub that connects to your router. Some fun features include two-way audio that allows you to speak to whomever approaches your door and eight fun and holiday-themed ringtones


4eufy Security, Wi-Fi Video Doorbell

A Crystal-Clear 2K Image: High Definition 2560 x 1920 resolution, combined with our advanced HDR and Distortion Correction, ensures video is recorded in 2x the quality.


5Nest Learning Thermostat

No more programming: With Auto-Schedule, the Google Nest Learning Thermostat learns from you and programs itself..Product note: You can also check your system’s compatibility before purchasing a Nest thermostat with our online Nest Compatibility Checker on the Google Nest support page

The first product by its mother brand, the Nest Learning Thermostat was the brainchild of innovators who wanted to incorporate machine learning into heating and cooling systems. The Google Nest uses a motion sensor and GPS functionality to learn your energy habits and programs itself accordingly. Another fun perk is that it won’t heat or cool your home while you are away, and the app allows you to control your home’s temperature from anywhere. You’ll only need one of these to heat and cool your entire home, and it’s suggested to get it professionally installed. Ultimately, the goal of this smart thermostat is to save you a significant amount of money on your next energy bill.



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