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The coolest smart furniture to own in 2021

Monday, March 22nd, 2021 by

Furniture has changed a lot in the last few decades. As styles develop, new innovations emerge, and the boundaries between furniture and tech begin to blur, one has to wonder what things will be like in the next five or ten years.

While we can’t predict the future of furniture, we can rustle up our favourite cutting-edge furniture pieces that may just be paving the way for the next generation of household norms. A few of these pieces may be way out of our price range, but it’s fun to dream!

Have a read through to see if you get inspired to give your living space an upgrade.

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Best new tech on IndieGoGo

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 by

IndieGoGo gadget findsWondering what the future has in store for the gadgets and gizmos you may find in your home? Look no further than IndieGoGo, a crowdfunding website where bright minds and entrepreneurs pitch their ideas for public investment. We’re talking about the latest and greatest tech concepts that can change the game for everyday living – or just make life a lot more fun.

We’ve picked out five of our favourites to showcase right here. If anything catches your eye, you’re in luck, because all of these products are fully funded, which means you may be able to get your hands on them in the near future.

 

 

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How ‘smart’ is your home?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 by

Let’s set the scene: you’ve put in the hard yards at work and are looking forward to crashing on the couch watching your favourite show.

No worries! Before you left the office, you kicked the heating into gear so the lounge room is toasty for your arrival. As you walk in the door the lights come on, and you grab your iPad and with the touch of a button, your TV show is on the screen, ready to go. In a matter of minutes, you’re rugged up on the couch with a cup of tea and in comfort heaven. You think you’re dreaming right? Well it can all become a reality with the right technology!

Last month, we took a look at being energy smart around the home, but this time we thought we’d show you the basics behind how you can build your very own smart home.

Home automation means that you can control just about anything (yes, anything) from anywhere by using your smartphone or tablet as a long-distance remote control. From your lighting, home entertainment, security systems, home heating and cooling, you can be in control whether you’re at home, at work, or even overseas!

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