An article in the Wall Street Journal highlighted how much people love smart devices. It is associated with our application of social media and technology in general, but it also mentions some great benefits of smart devices, like living more simple life patterns or making your daily routine more efficient.
Here are 11 examples of cool things that you can connect to your phone and make your life easier.
1) Smart door lock:
The Yves Behar’s August smart lock is the perfect companion for those who want to keep their house secure but are concerned about security. It allows you to leave home without worrying if you have locked the door properly by using Bluetooth on your phone and checking whether or not the door has been locked.
2) Smart meat thermometer:
The Tappecue smart meat thermometer, when connected to your phone via Bluetooth, will send an alert in case the temperature in the oven goes above or below a certain level. This is especially helpful when you want to make sure that your Thanksgiving turkey is cooked perfectly without having to constantly check it.
3) Smart luggage scale:
As long as you are within range of your luggage, this smart luggage scale will let you know how much your bag weighs on the go. The Anker Bluetooth digital luggage scale is a great companion for those who want to avoid excess baggage fees on their travels.
4) Smart pet door:
In case your cat or dog needs to get out of the house while you are not there, but you don’t want them to go too far away from home, this smart pet door will let them in and out. In addition to letting your pets outside, it can also keep heat in during cold winter nights. All you have to do is set up the pet door with your phone so that it knows who is allowed in and out of the house.
5) Smart hearing aids:
As the baby boomers are starting to age, hearing aids are becoming more sophisticated. One example of this is ear-worn smart hearing aids, which give you full control to pair hearing aids to your smartphone. You can adjust them on the fly with Bluetooth from your phone, and they will even remind you when it’s time to take a break from loud noises.
6) Smart coffee maker:
The Smarter Coffee 2.0 is a smart home coffee machine that you can control from your phone. In addition to giving you the option of making up to 10 different cups of coffee with the touch of a button, it also lets you know when your coffee is ready by sending an alert on your phone.
7) Smart toothbrush:
While you are not brushing your teeth, this smart toothbrush will keep track of how long you have been brushing for. The Kolibree app also has a three-minute timer to make sure that you brush your teeth for the right amount of time, and it tracks how well you are brushing your teeth.
8) Smart baby monitor:
The Philips Avent SCD630 is a smart baby monitor that lets you look at what’s going on in the baby’s room from anywhere. In addition to seeing and hearing your baby, it also has a breathing sensor that alerts you if it detects motionless or ambiguous breathing patterns. You can also use the monitor to talk to your baby, which is great for kids that are a little older.
9) Smart mattress cover:
The Eight Sleep smart mattress tracks how well you sleep and gives you advice on how you can improve it. In addition to tracking how long and well you sleep, it also does all of this without requiring you to wear anything on your body.
10) Smart collar:
This smart collar from Whistle, which is a GPS tracker for dogs and cats, will track your pet’s activity level and location, so you know how much exercise they get each day. In addition to keeping track of their whereabouts, it also alerts you if they leave the virtual fence that you set up. Using an app on your phone, you can even monitor and track their health and nutritional intake.
11) Smart can opener:
The GDEALER smart automatic electric can opener lets you open cans easily, safely, and hygienically. All you have to do is put the can in the appropriate place on the device, which will automatically get started when it senses that it has reached the top of the can. You can also control this via Bluetooth on your phone.
Now you know why it’s wise to have a Smartphone!