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Category Archives: Household

Tech That Could Amplify Your Workspace Productivity

Elegiant USB-Powered Sound Bar Speakers

If you’re like me who wants some beats in the background while working on my computer, you’d totally want to get this sleek Elegiant USB-Powered Sound Bar Speakers. It lets you enjoy excellent audio while saving desktop space. You can forget about long extension cords; just plug it into your laptop’s USB slot.

Do you also have to choose which devices to plug into your laptop? If you have this Sabrent 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub, you don’t have to choose anymore. You’ll get more slots than usual and each slot comes with a power switch. How cool is that? On top of that, you don’t need to plug directly into the outlet anymore.

Huntkey 2-Outlet Wall Mount Cradle

But if you want the one with an outlet plug, you can get this Huntkey 2-Outlet Wall Mount Cradle instead. Convert your wall socket into a power station that can take in two plug outlets and 2 USB ports. Since the USB ports on the 407 are more powerful than traditional USB, you’ll juice up faster.

 

 

Need an Audio Boost at Home? Here are 3 Speakers on Sale

Klipsch Channel Sound Bar

Watch movies and TV shows like a boss with this Klipsch Channel Sound Bar. It has a true 2-way soundbar, 2 dome tweeters, and dual woofers for an awesome audio experience. You can also connect inputs via optical digital, Bluetooth, stereo analog, and USB — easy setup. It’s Amazon’s Deal of the Day!

URPOWER Bluetooth Hi-Fi Speakers

Bring your music with you with this URPOWER Bluetooth Hi-Fi Speakers. Powered by Bluetooth 3.0 technology, you can setup your music in just 3 seconds. It can pick up your source even if it’s far as 31 feet away. Enjoy 4 hours of music at 50% volume.

OontZ Angle 3 Bluetooth Speaker

If you love water activities, you’re better off with the OontZ Angle 3 Bluetooth Speaker. It’s IPX5 water-resistant and can take some splashes. On top of that, it’s also dustproof and sandproof, perfect for beach and outdoor activities. With its 2200 mAh battery, it can play music for up to 12 hours.

 

Upgrade Your Video Entertainment System — at a Discount

Samsung Electronics 4k Ultra HD Smart LED TV

Amazon is putting a $1000 price tag on the Samsung Electronics 4k Ultra HD Smart LED TV, but only for today. This translates to a $950 savings. The UN65MU7600 model is a 65-inch curved TV that sports a wider range of color and contrast than a full HD. Its One Remote feature controls all connected devices at once. And it comes with a free wall mounting service.

Roku Express+

Another Amazon Deal of the Day is the $25 Roku Express+, an HD streaming media player that gives you access to over 350,000 movies and TV shows across 3,500+ channels. The only problem? How to stop binge watching.

TiVo Bolt Digital Video Recorder

Got a TV show that you want to watch over and over again? This TiVo Bolt Digital Video Recorder lets you record up to 4 shows at once. It works with your existing subscription or records over-the-air channels. It integrates well with Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO GO, and more — no need to switch inputs.

 

Alexa-Enabled Smart Home Items That You Probably Didn’t Know About

Eufy Genie Smart Speaker

There’s a smart speaker that works with Alexa and it’s not an Echo. It’s Eufy Genie Smart Speaker. Just wake it up by saying “Alexa” and it can play your music, control your smart home devices, checks your calendars, reports the weather — just practically anything that Echo can also do. It’s only $30.

Insteon SwitchLinc Remote Control Dimmer

If you’re looking for an affordable remote control dimmer, try this Insteon SwitchLinc Remote Control Dimmer. It works with Alexa for voice control and can be setup to work using your smartphone. It’s only $40, but you’ll be needing the Insteon hub to make it work.

Etekcity Smart Plug Mini Outlets

Lastly, we have these Etekcity Smart Plug Mini Outlets which lets you setup automation and tracks the energy usage of the device plugged into it. Aside from Alexa, it can also be used with Google Home, SmartThings, HomeKit, and IFTTT.

3 Smart Home Automation Items That You Can Easily Start With

Etekcity Smart Plug Mini Outlet

There’s no debate that the switch is the easiest smart home item that you can start with. If you go with the Etekcity Smart Plug Mini Outlet, you can readily control your lights and track your energy usage through the VeSync app. Plus, it works with Amazon Alexa, SmartThing, HomeKit, Google Home, and IFTTT. Pretty handy switch for only $35 for 2.

Amazon Echo

Of course, if you want to start your home automation, don’t miss out on smart speaker assistants. Amazon Echo is probably the most popular one today. It can do a lot of things like check your flight schedules, answer any of your questions, give you traffic updates, and a whole lot more. It’s kind of expensive, but today, you can score an $80 off and get one for only $100!

TP-Link Multicolor Wi-Fi LED Bulb

Lastly, we have the lights. Lighting automation is the easiest type of home automation to break in. This TP-Link Multicolor Wi-Fi LED Bulb is dimmable and can work with Alexa. You don’t even need a hub to start using it. It’s only $40 a piece today.

3 Useful Switches Every Household Should Have Right Now

Do you sometimes wish you could just plug everything into your laptop for a quick charge? The charger heads can become bulky at times. The Anker 5-Port USB Charger is a neat way to simultaneously charge all of your devices and it’s just $20 today.

If you don’t need much, you can settle for this RAVPower Wall Charger which has 2 USB ports. It also has a foldable plug, making it a perfect travel charging plug. It’s at 80% off today with a price tag of just $8.

Lastly, here’s this Etekcity Light Timer Outlet, Heavy-Duty Switch with Surge Protection. It’s like your smart switch, but with this, you don’t need your phone to program it. It comes with an interface where you can input up to 20 timer programs. And it can handle up to 1875 Watts or a load current of 15A. No wonder it’s a #1 New Release in Amazon right now and it’s only $13.

 

Little Household Items That Can Help You in Big Ways

TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi Switch

Have total control of your lights at home with the TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi Switch. Switch your lights on right before you get home using your smartphone and tell Alexa to switch it off just right before you go to sleep. Better yet, set schedules so you don’t have to push the light button ever again. Handy, huh?

URPOWER Solar Motion Sensor Lights

As for your outdoor lights, there’s no need to schedule their on or off times. They ought to automatically blast off bright light on possible thefts that are lurking in the middle of the night. The URPOWER Solar Motion Sensor Lights are best at these things. They’re efficient, automatic, and low maintenance. They just need a sunny spot to stay charged.

ThermoPro LCD Digital Meat Thermometer

Do you always burn your meat? You should have had this ThermoPro LCD Digital Meat Thermometer ages ago. It helps you cook your meat perfectly and make look like a pro. Set your desired temperature and be sure to get that meat off the grill on cue.

Make Your Home Safer, Cleaner, and Smarter With These Discounted Finds

TP-Link Smart Plug Mini

Better switch to the new TP-Link Smart Plug Mini. Just like its older version, it works with Alexa & Google Assistant, supports device scheduling, and gives you remote access. But this one’s tinier and you can fit 2 smart plugs in a single outlet. It sells for only $30 a piece.

URPOWER Solar Outdoor Light

Next up are these URPOWER Solar Outdoor Lights that are waterproof, solar-powered, and equipped with motion sensors. They’re low-maintenance. Install them once and forget about it. They’ll keep your property safe, emitting a bright light when it senses motion at night. For a pack of 4, you need to pay $33 only.

Hamilton Beach Air Plug-Mount Oder Eliminator

Last we have an item that can drive the odor away from your bath. This Hamilton Beach Air Plug-Mount Oder Eliminator has carbon filter traps that neutralize odors. It’s perfect not just for your bath, but for your kitchen, pet areas, and patio (if you have a smoker at home). It’s just $13.

Awesome Gaming Accessories for Greater Entertainment

Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System

Behold, the Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System is now available for pre-order at 20% off, making the original $499 bundle sell off for only $399. This is your chance to experience low-latency for an unparalleled VR immersion. You also get 6 free game titles! It’s a total win.

Pecham Vertical Stand and Charging Station

Can’t keep your hands off your PS4? Get this Pecham Vertical Stand and Charging Station to keep your console functional and well-cared. There are 2 built-in fans that help dissipate the heat and prevent overheating. Plus, the stand can charge your 2 controllers simultaneously, saving you more time for game play.

Pecham DualShock Controller Charger Dock

Lastly, there’s the Pecham DualShock Controller Charger Dock. Get this if you just want a dock for your controllers. It simultaneously charges both of your controllers and it can be carried to anywhere. Together with the purchase, you’ll get a USB cable and 4 white and 4 black thumb grips for your controller joysticks.