Technology plays a large role in the design and realisation of a modern home. Not only are our homes littered with state of the art gadgets, but we’re taking every step we can to integrate them more fully into our houses. From smart televisions to living room tablets, here we take a look at a number of things we can do to bring our homes into the 21st century.
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Clocks are certainly one of the most significant part of home décor. Although a lot of people might not pay much attention to it, yet a clock can make or break a home.. You can add a clock to your home that’s not just charming but also captivating. Called Clock Cubed, this clock is a great combination of fashion, fun and utility.
The excessive use of cooling systems in summers increases the electricity bills thereby increasing expenses. But now, AIST has now come up with a light-controlling sheet to allow switching between mirror and transparent states of a window. This new sheet effectively shuts out sunlight, reducing load on cooling systems and saving hefty bills.
It is a well known and recognized fact that drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water does wonders for human body. But how many of us actually follow the ritual? Well, this is where Watering by Hyelin Lee comes into picture. This dial like water purifier is not just another water purification system, but also an excellent method of keeping a check on your water intake.
Ditch those boring door chimes that only play the same old ringing sounds to announce someone’s arrival. There’s a new device in town that aims to push the ordinary to the corner. Targeted at fans of Star Trek – or anyone looking for something unique – the Star Trek electronic door chime functions like other bells but with a twist: it can emit a red alarm sound too. It may not be for everyone but if you have a quirky mind then you should definitely give it a thought.
Gadgeteers across the globe rejoice for the recent Consumer Electronics Show of 2013 revealed a feast for the senses. High-tech gadgets designed to change how people live and function. There’s never been a more exciting time for gadgeteers than now so without further ado, we present to you 10 of the best techie toys that will revolutionize living as we know it.
In the continuation of our roundup of the just concluded Consumer Electronics Show 2013, we’ve picked out what we feel are the top five home theaters showcased during the event. From the likes of Samsung to LG, the systems are stylish as they’re high-tech. Take a look.
The recently concluded Consumer Electronics Show 2013 saw a host of manufacturers exhibiting their latest wares. We just covered the best televisions exhibited in the show and now it’s time for our picks of the best speakers.
Repurposing a product means giving it a new lease of life. This goes hand-in-hand with the concept of recycling and reusing and has an impact on the amount of trash we dispose every day. While this is laudable, what’s even better is when the ‘new’ product takes on a life and an appearance that’s fit to adorn the storefront of designer outlets. Like The Gramophone Speaker, a fully functional speaker repurposed from an old vinyl record.
The International Consumer Electronics Show is THE event for lovers of technology and all things electronic. Exhibiting some of the best and the quirkiest gadgets, it’s a techie’s paradise and rightly so. This year, bigwigs in the television segment went all out to titillate our senses from the world’s first 56-inch 4k OLED TV to the largest HDTV. Take a look.