There are endless gadgets for the home that are fun, help save on utilities, reduce chores, and even provide security.
Here are some favorite home gadgets for 2017.
The white and color ambiance starter kit E26 lets you choose between 16 million colors to set the mood in your home, set light schedules for home automation and control your lights from anywhere.
The iHome iSP6X SmartPlug connects to your wifi making any device you plug into it “smart.” You can also control it using Alexa and Google Assistant.
Replace your wall switch with the Belkin WeMo Dimmer Switch and you can control your lights with your phone or your voice. Belkin’s switch works with all three major digital assistants — Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and the Google Assistant.
The C by GE Sol Lamp responds to your voice commands via Amazon’s Alexa and provides enough power to light up a room, not to mention it looks futuristically cool.
The Halo+ provides you with customized weather alerts which come in handy if there’s a tornado warning while you are asleep.
The Roost Smart Water Leak and Freeze Detector senses water, tracks humidity, temperature and graphs them all in an app. The detector will inform you if it does sense a water leak.
The August Doorbell Camera alerts you when someone’s at your door, allowing you to pull up a live video feed. Or, if you miss the alert, you can get a quick snapshot of who stopped by. With the smart lock installed too, you can unlock or lock the door depending on who’s knocking.
The iRobot Roomba 690 is an app controlled robot vacuum. Need we say more? The app lets you set a schedule for automated vacuuming and the sensor helps it navigate under furniture and around objects for a thorough cleaning.