Gosund’s WiFi Smart Plug is compatible with both Alexa as well as Google Home, and you can pick up a 4-pack today for $22.43, today only, originally $32.99. With remote access via the free app, you’ll be able to check real-time stats for appliances at any time and anywhere. Unlike other smart plugs, these work with your existing home Wi-Fi (2.4 GHz band) without the need for a separate hub. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Etekcity’s Lasergrip 1080 Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer has a variety of uses, and it can be picked up for $17.09 today, originally $18.99. You’ll be able to safely measure surface temperatures (-58°F to 1022°F) from a distance while still maintaining laser-sharp accuracy. Know exactly what you’re measuring with an integrated laser pointer to maximize the Lasergrip’s 12:1 distance-to-spot ratio, while viewing accurate readings on a clear backlit display. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Photo credit: Ivan Venkov
Industrial designer Ivan Venkov specializes in architecture, and his latest concept draws inspiration from Tesla vehicles, or so we’d like to think. Starting with the smooth lines that lead up to a roof covered entirely in solar panels, this home just oozes sleekness and minimalism. The goal was to create modular spaces that can be used for more than just a single purpose. Read more for additional pictures and information.
SodaStream made a big carbonated splash for their 2020 Super Bowl commercial, and it features “science guy” Bill Nye, alongside Alyssa Carson, a teenage astronaut hopeful. For those who don’t know, Alyssa Carson trained with the Advanced PoSSUM (Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere) Academy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. This program gives students hands-on experience researching the upper atmosphere and helps them practice technical human spaceflight operations. Read more for the video and additional information.
TP-Link’s Kasa Smart Light Bulb can be installed as easily as a standard one, and it connects to your home Wi-Fi quickly through the free Kasa app, all for $11.99, today only, originally $48.99. You can also manage your lights with a smartphone or tablet, including adjusting the brightness, setting schedules / scenes, and even tracking energy expenditure. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
No, the Dyson Lightcycle Morph isn’t the name of a future TRON vehicle, but rather an innovative lamp with unique local daylight tracking that delivers light throughout a room in four different formats – as an indirect, task, feature or ambient light. Users can personalize it using the Dyson Link App, which intelligently adjusts the light it emits depending on the user’s task, age, mood and local daylight. Read more for a video and additional information.
Going to the dry cleaners is a must if you have fragile pieces of clothing that can’t be thrown in the machine, but sometimes, that could be a hassle if you don’t have a shop nearby or just don’t want to pay the high prices. Introducing the Samsung AirDresser. Put simply, this internet-connected smart closet of sorts uses air and steam to automatically sanitize as well as freshen clothes placed inside. Read more for two videos and additional information.
The COAST G20 LED Penlight is perfect for your everyday carry, and it can be picked up for $8.31, this weekend only, originally $22.52. Its Inspection Beam cuts clean, consistent light from edge to edge to evenly illuminate work spaces, thus simplifying up-close work, while brightening hard-to-reach objects. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Amazon’s Eero Mesh WiFi System delivers world-class, whole-home connectivity for everybody, and this 3-pack covers homes up to 5,000 sq. ft. in fast, reliable internet from the basement to the backyard, all for $174 shipped, today only, originally $249. When combined with an Alexa-enabled device, you can easily manage WiFi access for devices and individuals in the home, taking focus away from screens and back to what’s important. Product page. Read more for a video review and additional information.
We have seen the future of smart homes, and it includes this kitchen table by Millo. Put simply, it’s one sleek surface without any holes and looking no different than what you’d expect in a normal home. There are no visible physical connectors or objects, just a minimalistic premium design that enables you to make food or even blend things directly on it. Read more for a video demonstration and additional information.