10 Smart Home Essentials to Give Your Space a Tech Boost
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10 Smart Home Devices to Give Your Home a Tech Boost

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Imagine waking up to a house that anticipates your needs before you even step out of bed – with an air purifier cleansing the air you breathe, a robot vacuum tidying the common areas, and most importantly, a coffee machine brewing a fresh cup to kickstart your day. It may sound like fantasy, but in today’s fast-paced world, technology has seamlessly integrated into our daily routines, transforming the home from an ordinary space into a smarter sanctuary where you can control most, if not all, of its features through your smartphone.

In Singapore, where life moves fast and innovation is a must, homes are evolving into havens of convenience, comfort, style, and efficiency. If you’re ready to future-proof your space and give it an upgrade, we’ve curated a list of smart home essentials and devices you can buy to complete your home – from speakers and lighting to instant pots and smart pillows.

For your home’s security: August Home Smart Lock Pro with Connect

Are you the type who seldom forgets if you locked the door or not? Worry no more with August Home Smart Lock Pro which works with Alexa for voice control. This gadget also allows you to monitor, lock, and unlock your door using your phone. With its DoorSense feature, you’ll be notified if your door is locked securely. The big plus? You can also track the activities at your doorstep with a 24/7 activity feed.

S$575.60, Buy here

For your living area: Philips Hue Smart 6-Inch LED Downlight

Lighting can instantly improve the ambiance of your space and you can set the mood easily with Philips’ Hue Smart LED Downlight. By adding a Hue Bridge to your purchase, you can control the lights in your home even while you’re away and set up different automations. Voice commands can also be easily set up with Alexa or Google Assistant.

S$268.35, Buy here

For your living area: Amazon Echo Studio or Google Nest Audio

Whether you have movie nights in the living area or love listening to music, having a smart speaker helps you indulge in an immersive experience. Take your pick between Amazon Echo Studio or Google Nest Audio.

Echo Studio highlights a spatial audio processing technology, a fine-tuning playback feature that adapts to the acoustics of a room, and Dolby Atmos technology that adds clarity and depth to the sound.

Meanwhile, Nest Audio features a compact design that can blend flawlessly with your home’s design. It has a woofer, tweeter, and tuning software so you can count on crisp vocals. It also adapts to the environment, so your music sounds better and your audiobooks clearer.

S$199.99, Buy Echo Studio here | S$139 Buy Google Nest Audio here

For your kitchen: Instant Pot RIO 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Smart Cooker

Highlighting a slimmer and modern design, the Instant Pot RIO has an anti-spin and non-stick pot for easy stirring or sauteing sans the spills. With 13 smart cooking programs, RIO lets you prepare quick and easy meals faster while also saving up on energy.

S$269, Buy here

For your kitchen: Bosch Fully Automatic Coffee Machine VeroCup 300 Silver

A shot of espresso can instantly brighten your day. With an Intelligent Heater inside, the VeroCup promises a flavourful espresso experience thanks to the constant brewing temperature. With its OneTouch function, you can enjoy an espresso or a cappuccino with the touch of a button.

S$1,999, Buy here

For cleaning: ECOVACS DEEBOT T30 PRO OMNI

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just lounge around while a gadget cleans your space efficiently? Make it happen with the DEEBOT T30 PRO OMNI, ECOVACS’ first tangle-free DEEBOT that features a powerful suction for deep carpet cleaning, an auto-lift mopping system that detects carpets, and TrueMapping 2.0 that ensures intelligent path planning for navigating the room.

S$1,299, Buy here

For your bedroom: Dyson Purifier Cool Air Purifier TP07

Breathe in clean air from morning ‘til night with Dyson’s air purifier that’s made to capture dust and allergens. This smart home essential features three sensors that diagnose and react to air quality and make sure there are no pollutants in the air. Using the MyDyson app, you can control and monitor the air quality using your phone or do it hands-free with compatible voice services.

S$799, Buy here

For your bedroom: Neuro Code SMART Pillow

A pillow that lulls you to sleep? It exists! Neuro Code’s SMART Pillow has changed the game with its built-in speaker that produces 13 different sleep waves so you can fall asleep faster while improving your deep sleep. This bedroom must-have is made of high-density memory foam to help ensure proper neck support while sleeping.

S$588, Buy here

For your bathroom: KOHLER Veil Intelligent Toilet

If you’re ready to purchase a big-ticket item, you can go all out with KOHLER’s wall-hung intelligent toilet that helps you save on floor space. With this smart home must-have, you can count on features like a self-cleaning function that uses UV light, a warm-air drying system, and an automatic deodorization system.

Buy here

For your bathroom: Simplehuman Rechargeable Foam Sensor Pump

Say goodbye to bulky soap dispensers cluttering your countertop and hello to Simplehuman’s Foam Sensor Pump. This device features a patented air-induction pump designed to inject the perfect number of micro-bubbles into the soap, creating a creamy foam. It also offers volume control, allowing you to dispense the precise amount of soap you need – simply place your hands closer for a small drop or move them farther away for more.

S$155, Buy here

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