If you’re like us, then you are always looking for new smart home gadgets and devices that can help pick up some of the slack of everyday life, and make things that little bit easier. With that in mind, we found five new gadgets to help cut down some of the niggling frustrations in life, giving you more time to focus or relax.
Top 5 Smart Home Gadgets You should Buy
Netatmo Rain Gauge
For the busy gardener
If you’ve got a garden that looks like something straight out of Eden, then you likely know a thing or two about the hard work needed to keep it in tip-top shape. Fortunately, Netatmo’s new Rain Gauge accessory can make your job that little bit easier by accurately measuring how much rainfall your plants have received. This will help you better understand your garden’s climate and decide when to water your plants. Requires Netatmo Weather Station, sold separately.
Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller
For the eco-friendly gardener
Plants need watering but nobody’s home? just say “Alexa, tell Rachio to start watering the backyard,” to your Alexa assistant and rest assured that Rachio has you covered. This smart sprinkler controller isn’t just convenient—it also saves you up to 50% on your monthly watering bill since it automatically skips watering if the soil is saturated or if it rains.
For offices and huddle rooms
If your office has regular meetings, then you need to know about Meeting Owl. Designed to help teams be more productive, this 360-degree high-resolution video conference camera is a cost-effective way to take all the hassle out of video conferencing. Thanks to its eight microphones and 360-degree camera lens, everybody can be seen and heard at once!
If upgrading your office space and desk is your priority make sure to read our detailed review of the best desk gadgets.
Breville Joule Sous Vide
For the amateur chef
Do you like perfectly-cooked food and saving time? Then you will love the Breville Joule Sous Vide machine. This 1,100-watt powerhouse boils water in a flash and is around half the size of other Sous Vide machines, making it simple to store. Thanks to its versatile clip, you can attach the Breville Joule to most pots. Its Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support mean you can control it from anywhere!
Petcube Bites 2
For the animal lover
Leaving pets at home alone can be an anxiety-inducing experience, particularly when it’s for a few hours or more—but anymore! With the Petcube Bites 2, you can keep an eye on your furry friends from anywhere in the world thanks to its built-in 160-degree 1080p camera with night vision. You can use the Petcube Bites 2 to automatically dispense treats and throw treats at a variety of distances to keep your pets entertained and away from mischief.