Best Home Tech Gifts 2017
As Black Friday and the shopping season starts up, here are some home technology items you can put on your list this year.
Philips Hue Starter Kit
Lighting control from your smart phone, tablet, or voice. Meet Hue. Your personal wireless lighting system that lets you easily control your Hue lights from your smart device or compatible controls and create the right ambiance for your every moment.
All-new Echo (2nd Generation)
All-new Echo (2nd Gen) has a new speaker, new design, and is available in a range of styles including fabrics and wood veneers. Echo connects to Alexa to play music, make calls, set alarms and timers, ask questions, control smart home devices, and more—instantly.
Amazon Echo Spot
Echo Spot is designed to fit anywhere in your home. Use 2nd generation far-field voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. All hands-free—just ask.
Dyson V8 Animal Cord-Free Vacuum
The Dyson V8 animal offers cord-free hassle-free cleaning for up to 40 minutes. Powered by the Dyson V8 motor, this machine has the most powerful suction of any cordless vacuum. Whole machine HEPA filtration captures allergens and expels cleaner air than the air you breathe. Max power mode provides up to 7 minutes of higher suction for more difficult tasks. All Dyson cord-free vacuums convert to a handheld for quick clean UPS, spot cleaning, and cleaning difficult places. Emptying the new, larger bin is a breeze with the push of a single button. The convenient docking station stores and charges your machine and accessories when not in use so it’s always ready to go. Up to 40 minutes of powerful suction.
iRobot Roomba 980 Vacuum
Roomba 980 seamlessly navigates room to room to clean an entire level of your home, recharging and resuming until the job is done. The powerful cleaning system automatically increases air power up to 10x on carpets, where it’s needed most. Just press clean or schedule Roomba on the go with the iRobot HOME App.
ecobee4 Alexa-Enabled Thermostat with Sensor
With built-in Alexa voice service, Ecobee4 can listen to your voice commands and respond. Have it set a timer, read you the news, adjust the temperature, and more. It also comes with a room sensor that helps manage hot and cold spots in your home, delivering comfort in the rooms that matter. And because they can detect occupancy, they can automatically enable the right mode on your Ecobee4 for energy savings when it senses no one is home.