Nothing ruins your week like getting a sky high electric bill at the end of the month, but lowering your energy bill doesn’t have to be complicated. These home automation devices will help you monitor and reduce energy use throughout the month for lower bills all year round.
The good: The Amazon Echo Show 5 packs a lot of features into a compact smart display that can easily fit on your nightstand. The sunrise alarms make getting out of bed easy. The new smart home control panel gives you a handy way to control your gadgets with a touch. Plus, you still have access to all of Alexa’s voice commands and a few handy privacy features like a physical shutter.
If you've been curious about sous vide (and many people are), then now is a good time to try this latest-technology gadget; there are lots of options out there at pretty reasonable prices. Sous vide is a cooking method that entails putting food in a vacuum-sealed bag and cooking it in water at a controlled temperature. It's basically impossible to overcook it. The Joule Sous Vide (Amazon, $200) is small compared to other sous vide appliances, but powerful, as well as sleek and attractive enough to leave out. It works with phone apps as well for the ultimate in modern cooking.
My son gave me a digital thermometer last year for Christmas and I've used it a thousand times since. These gadgets are highly practical and a useful addition to any kitchen. Taylor's instant-read model has a temperature range from -58 to 446-degrees Fahrenheit.
If you ever find yourself running between pots and pans frantically trying to keep your dishes from burning, there’s one kitchen gadget you need: this smart pot stirrer from StirMATE. Whether you’re preparing meals for the week or cooking a romantic dinner, this hands-free automatic pot stirrer will make cooking a breeze.
Aston Martin will sell cars just like the one Sean Connery, as James Bond, first drove in "Goldfinger," complete with battering rams and other gadgets.
Installing solar panels can cost you hundreds to thousands of dollars—but you don’t need to power your whole house to cut down on your electricity bill and leave a smaller footprint. These smart, affordable gadgets run on solar power and easily fit into your daily routine.
Smart home gadgets make it easier than ever to monitor your energy usage and cooling costs while keeping your house at a comfortable temperature. These Alexa-compatible gadgets will help you stay cool all summer long.
You probably have a crock pot, toaster, and blender in your kitchen—but what about an air fryer? These multi-use kitchen appliances are an affordable way to make healthier, easier, and quicker meals, and like InstantPot, they may be the next big thing in every home cook’s kitchen. Here are X reasons you should add an air fryer to your home:
Amazon Launchpad brings some of the most innovative products from startups to customers, from delicious snacks to beauty brands—but the gadgets really make us feel like we’re living in the future. Every smart home enthusiast should try these 3 new gadgets.
We're going to leave kale alone — at least for now — to keep peace at the office. We'll be gunning for you next year, kale, if you're still all high and mighty.
Sonia also learned more about the design from one of Sherman and Elizabeth Booth’s sons. At one point, she found out that Sherman Booth Jr. was living close to where she was staying in Florida, so she looked him up and paid him a visit. “Sherman Jr. told me that his mother didn’t want people to see her kitchen when it wasn’t looking absolutely perfect,” she says. “He told me that is why she had Wright place the windows so high, to block the view to inside.”
Everyone’s been there — a long list of tasks and a bevy of distractions standing in the way of knocking things off the list. Whether you are warding off a noisy coffee shop, rowdy roommates or chatty co-workers, a good set of headphones can be a helpful tool to shut out nearby commotion and conquer those to-dos.
This isn't a gadget so much as a collection of many gadgets.
What do you mean Americans have gotten ruder?
Boy, do we need to get back to the basics in America — especially with our Christmas toys.