Maybe a year ago, having the best home tech felt like an indulgence. Now it feels darn necessary.
In this article, we're rounding up the best home tech for 2021 -- the top 10 super cool things that will make your home life easier and more enjoyable.
The Most Exciting Tech for the Home in 2021 -- because we spent way more time at home last year.
These are the things that will make your landscaping and home lives easier and more enjoyable. And after the year we’ve had, this is more appreciated than ever.
Never wrestle with the water hose again (oh, and never forget to water the plants again!)
Why we love the Eve Aqua Smart Water Controller:
- Handle all your garden watering needs from your smartphone.
- Set up your garden and plant watering schedule in advance. (Great for when you go on vacation.)
- Put it on automatic so you don’t even have to think about it, even when your smart water controller isn’t connected to the internet.
- Water your lawn on the fly with your smartphone.
- Eve Aqua is compatible with most hose systems. This tech will help make tending your lawn and garden stress-free and so easy. Get it here.
This is accurate and reliable weather monitoring at its best. This weather station has amazing durability and a fantastic design. It will stay chuggin' even through some of the strongest winds. And it’s super easy to install and run.
Get real time weather updates every 2.5 seconds and always be ahead of the game when making decisions for your lawn and garden. Plus, you’ll seem like you have special powers when you make weather predictions faster than your local newscaster. Get it here.
Not only does it look like the Bat Mobile, but this baby's got over a hundred hours of mow time, can handle steep grades up to 70%, and can navigate even the most complicated, tricky lawns.
The Husquvarna Automower 435X AWD is one of our most popular models (if not THE most popular), and it's not hard to see why. Packed with features, including onboard GPS to map out your lawn, a quiet motor, and the ability to adjust to your lawn length, this automatic mower also connects with Alexa and Google Assistant, so you can mow the lawn from a distance. Get it here.
Ecobee Smart Thermostat
If you don’t have a Wifi based thermostat, you’re missing out. And Ecobee Smart Thermostat is one of the best of the best. It offers true simplicity. Monitor your temperature anywhere from your smartphone. Forget to turn down the temperature before you leave on a cold winter day? That’s no longer an issue with the easy to use phone app. Plus Ecobee comes with a remote temperature sensor which will allow your easier room by room temperature readings and adjustments. It’s voice controlled too. Now you can be perfectly comfortable from any room. Get it here.
Click and Grow Smart Garden 3
While you find ways to make your landscaping easier, don’t forget about your indoor garden as well. The Smart Garden 3 helps you keep your resolution to eat healthier by allowing you to grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs. You’re used to using pods for your coffee. Now you can use them to grow plants indoors with little effort. It provides automatic watering, perfect lighting, and ideal plant nutrition. All this is as easy at plugging in the system and adding water. Plus it will help you eat healthier. 2021 goals accomplished! Get it here.
ConnectSense Smart In-Wall Outlet
Control all your in-home appliances from your phone. Plus, save money on energy bills with super accurate energy monitoring. The ConnectSense Smart In-Wall Outlet allows you full control of your in-home appliances and tech, even when you’re away. Make changes with the sound of your voice. Or turn your lights on before you get home. Sync it with your Alexa, Google, or Apple assistant devices. This makes controlling every aspect of your home too easy. Get it here.
We've all been there -- brown and crispy plants because you either over watered, under-watered, or otherwise left it to die a slow death. Never again.
With 4 embedded sensors, the Parrot Pot takes accurate measurements of things like temperature, soil moisture and more. It will feel like your plants can talk to you. Plus it offers up to one month of unattended automatic watering. This pot removes all the guesswork. Spring will be here before you know it, so better get ready. Get it here.
After installing this camera, nothing will get past you.
Want an easy to install outdoor camera at an affordable price? Wyze Cam Outdoor has you covered. Their wire free outdoor camera can be mounted to your home or trees without hassle. It has 1080P full HD night vision and illuminating night vision. Plus, it will save recordings to the cloud for 14 days without a subscription. Not to mention it supports Alexa and Google voice commands. Help make your home secure with this smart solution with a small price tag. Get it here.
Smart plugs aren’t just for inside the home. This Greeni Outdoor Smart Plug allows you to also control all your outdoor devices from your smartphone. It’s weather resistant to help protect you against the elements. And it can make controlling your sprinkler or your outdoor lighting a snap while you’re away. You can set up your devices to automatically turn off and on. Or you can do it at any moment from your app. Plus setup is so easy, your child could do it. Get it here.
August Wifi Smart Lock
How much time do you spend in an average year hunting for where you left the keys? 2021 can be the year you change all that with August Wifi Smart Lock. It’s easy to set up with built-in Wifi and attaches to your existing deadbolt so you don’t have to change your keys. Lock and unlock your doors from your Android or IOS. Even let guests in remotely. Plus, know that your teens got home with the activity log. You never knew you could get so much from one little lock. Get it here.