Gecko Switch: The Gecko Switch is a movable light switch that allows you to control your lights from anywhere in your home. All that's needed to be done is replace your standard light switch with the Base Switch and you are done. Now you can place the Gecko Switch anywhere you want and control your lights. It requires no wall work, no new wiring, hubs, bridges, or Wi-Fi, its simple to use. Gecko Switch is also a dimmer, timer and works for delayed off. The Gecko Switch can be removed then placed over and over again and if it loses its sticking power, just wash it with water and it regains its stickiness. There are many icons available, and these allow you to mark your Gecko Switch to know what each switch controls. And using its search function, you can make the switch beep. Buy Now: $59.
iRobot Roomba 980: iRobot Roomba 980 is a smart vacuum cleaning robot that features iAdapt 2.0 Navigation with Visual Localization that allows it to easily navigate your home and keeps track of its location. Its AeroForce Cleaning System with Carpet Boost automatically increases its power on carpets. Its app-enabled, using the iRobot Home App, you can put your robot on schedule from anywhere. Its compact design allows it to clean under most furniture and kickboards. It automatically returns to its docking station when it needs recharging. Its cliff-detection smartsensors ensures your Roomba avoids stairs and other drop-offs. It automatically adjusts to clean carpets, tiles, hardwood and floors. Buy Now: $899.99.
Noki: Noki is a smart doorlock that opens your door when you come home and locks it when you leave. It uses Bluetooth and GPS, to detect when you are nearing your home and unlocks the door for you. It can be easily installed on top of your existing lock on the inside of the door without removing or replacing anything. It's based on the same encryption models used in modern Online Banking. Its app is compatible with Android and iOS, you can give access codes to friends and family, yet remain in control of your Noki as you can restrict access at any time. Using Noki Bridge its possible to lock and unlock your door from anywhere. It displays the status of your home door right on your smartphone wherever you are. Buy Now: About: $307 (279 €).
Elephant Door: Elephant Door is a portable smart home security device that can detect when someone's attempting to break into your place before entry has been gained, and alerts you. It features smartly designed algorithms, and its in-app notifications allow you to react immediately. Its portable, simple to install, emits an 110+ db sound, and can be controlled via app. Its best suited for tenants who rent rooms, apartments or for people who have to travel a lot. More info.
Withings Smart Sleep System: The Withings Smart Sleep System monitors and improves your sleep quality through the combined use of a tracker placed under your mattress, an active light and sound Bedside Device, and a smartphone app. It tracks and improves your transitions into and out of sleep with a combination of sound and light effects. It monitors the conditions in your bedroom, wakes you up at the best time in your sleep cycle, features touchsensitive interface, and works with two persons in bed and more. Buy Now: $284.98.
WaterO: WaterO is a smart countertop reverse osmosis system that displays purification levels, connects to your smartphone and reminds you to stay hydrated. It makes water purification simple; requires no installation or plumbing. Pre-order: $289.
Beddi: Beddi is a smart app-enabled alarmclock that comes with 2 USB port for recharging your gadgets, white noise generator for you good night sleep, and comes with Spotify integration to wake up to your favorite songs. Its wake up light feature increases the intensity of light gradually 5 minutes before your wake up time; and gradually prepares your body to wake up naturally. You can use it as a Bluetooth speaker for your smartphone and stream music from your smartphone, or other online music players such as Apple Music, Google Music and more. It syncs with your smartphone, makes set up easy, is Smart Home Ready and comes with 3 programmable smart buttons that lets you control your smart home with just a click. Buy Now: $79.99.
Fluxo: This smart pendant lamp lets you adjust the direction of your light using simple paint gestures on your smartphone. Indirect lighting creates a very pleasant light ambience and you can choose multiple colors for the indirect light and create perfect ambience in your home. You can paint your light, the more you paint, the brighter it gets, while the other parts of your room will stay dimmed. It comes with smart learning functionality that makes it capable of learning from your behavior by analyzing which light scenes you use and turned on most likely light scene automatically or using the light switch. It can even detect your presence and turn itself on when you enter the room in the dark. And if you don't have your smartphone with you and want another light scene, all you need to do is simply turn the light switch off and on again. Currently its able to communicate "out of the box" with - Homey, Guh.IO and openHAB and in near future more 3rd party smart home systems integration are supposed to come. It connects to your iPhone 5 (and above) and Android via Bluetooth LE, has up to 2800-lumen output when fully illuminated, is easy to install and has a universal power supply. Pre-order: About $498 (€449).
Mr. Coffee: This smart, Wi-Fi enabled coffeemaker can be scheduled and monitored from anywhere using your smartphone. It works with Android and Apple devices. Buy Now: $112.49.
Bell'O: Bell'O is a sound speaker shelf that features 4 speakers, subwoofer output, two 3.5mm audio inputs and Bluetooth interface for wirelessly streaming music from compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices. Buy Now: $249.99.
D-Twelve: D-Twelve is a modular magnetic lamp with infinite ways of using it and can be reshaped to suit your requirements. This versatile and customizable handmade lamp is available in beech wood, concrete, and screen-printed fabric variants. Reserve Now: About $117 (€105).
Bartesian: Bartesian comes with a simple three-button interface, takes out the guesswork, and lets you make delicious drinks without recipes or multiple ingredients right at home. Pre-order: $299.
Zmodo Smart WiFi Video Doorbell: The Zmodo Smart WiFi Video Doorbell features WiFi connectivity, smart motiondetection, HD video with nightvision, and cloudrecording. You can record personalized voice message that will play when you can't answer the door. It automatically records a 30-second videoclip when it detects anything moving. The video clips are saved on the built-in 8GB storage, with optional cloudbackup. It's compatible with iOS and Android devices. Buy Now: $119.9.
Sensibo: Sensibo turns any a/c smart and reduces its energy usage. This tiny device connects your air conditioner to the Internet and can be used with any A/C that has a remote control. The connected smart home a/c cools or heats your home before you arrive, turns off automatically when you leave, optimizes temperature and humidity levels, lets you control it from anywhere and most importantly saves energy and reduces your electricity bill. Buy Now: $139 - $319.
Hue Go: The Hue Go is a smart portable light that you can take everywhere around your home. Use iOS or Android device via the Philips Hue app for setting timers, notifications, and more. And if you don't have a smart device around, you can also control the light using the on-product control. It features 5 natural dynamic effects, 16 million colors, Hue connected, and IFTTT friendly. It lasts up to 3 hours on a recharge. Buy Now.
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Collection of 'Must Have Tech Gadgets For Your Apartment' from all over the world.