5 Trendy Home Tech Gadgets
It’s hard to go wrong with a holiday home tech gift. However, there are more options than ever to choose from, so we’ve put together a list of some of the hottest items of the season. Each of these would make a great gift for someone – techy or not – or you could buy one for yourself and upgrade your home. Many of these items are discounted for the holiday season, so don’t wait and go get them now!
1. Ring Doorbell
The Ring Doorbell offers live and recorded video in 1080p, motion alerts and two-way voice communication. All of these features are accessible from anywhere via the Ring app which is available on most smart devices. Ring allows you to have security and peace of mind without compromising on convenience. You can buy the 2020 Model for a reasonable $99 for your own home or as a holiday gift!
2. Amazon Echo
The Amazon original smart speaker with built in “Alexa” is back and updated with a new spherical design and more power. The fourth-generation is phasing out the $150 Echo Plus by compacting all of its features, like a built-in smart home hub, into the new Echo. So for just $69.99, the fourth-generation Echo offers better performance than any similar device at a much lower price point.
3. ConnectSense Smart Outlets
Most smart outlets are single pieces that you plug into a preinstalled wall outlet. They give you the ability to control their function with your phone or a smart assistant. ConnectSense’s Smart Outlets opt to instead completely replace your previous outlet. The new ConnectSense Smart In-Wall Outlet is one of these devices. It lets you turn on or off the devices that are plugged into it with Amazon Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant. It’s now available in either 15 or 20 amp versions for $79 and $99, respectively.
4. Long Distance Friendship Frame
COVID-19 has made seeing loved ones difficult for many of us this Holiday season. Stay in touch with long distance friends and family and let them know you’re thinking of them with these Wi-Fi-enabled picture frames. Buy one for you and one for your loved one – when you touch your frame, the other person’s frame will light up with your chosen color. This is a quick and caring way to let them know that they are in your thoughts. Available in an array of colors favorite colors, when you touch your frame, their frame will light up in your chosen hue to show you’re thinking of them. Buy one now in-time for Christmas for just $99!
5. Nest Thermostat
Google’s Nest Smart Thermostat is more simple than complicated. The company’s latest model – named $129.99 Nest Thermostat – gets rid of a number of advanced level features favoring a return to its roots. A sleek black design and barebones feature set is Google’s attempt to appeal to those who have not upgraded their traditional thermostat, and do not want much more than the temperature changing functions. does away with a lot of the more advanced features in favor of a simpler, more basic design and feature set. Stay connected and cozy this winter for just $129.99 with the new Nest Smart Thermostat from Google.
Ana Moniz, ABR
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