Arriving home to a cold, dark house can be a bit of a drag. So what if we said you could pop the kettle on, turn up the heating and switch on some mood lighting on your commute back from work? Sounds pretty awesome, right?
In fact, you could turn your home into a fully-fledged tech wonderland!
Whether you want to dim the lights with voice command, lock the front door with your smartphone, or even vacuum the floor without getting off the sofa – it’s all just a few clicks away.
So if you want to transform your home into a tech paradise – and even save some money in the process – here’s a few ways to get the ball rolling.
Honeywell Lyric smart thermostat
Hook this brilliant gadget up to your boiler and you’ll never, ever have cold toes again. The Lyric can be paired with devices like Google Home, your smartphone or Apple Watch, so you can make the house nice and cosy before you even leave the office. It’ll also save you some cash. Since the Lyric learns precisely how long it takes to heat your house, you’ll never waste a single kilowatt of precious energy ever again.
Dyson 360 Eye vacuum cleaner
A self-operating vacuum cleaner? That sucks up your toast crumbs while you kick back and watch the telly? Really!? Yep, you heard us right. If you’re looking to turn your house into a really smart home, this is as good as it gets. Dyson’s bonkers-yet-brilliant 360 Eye uses infrared beams to detect obstacles, has tank tracks to tackle any kind of indoor terrain, and is clever enough to head safely back to its docking station when your carpet’s fully de-fluffed. And since it’s a Dyson, it’s sucking power is second to none. So put your feet up, and let the Dyson 360 Eye do the hard work.