YOUR TECH LIFE: Spring Picks
Smart devices for our Connected Home and mobile lifestyles.
Technology is revolutionizing the way we live our lives at home and on the go. Tech Lifestyle Expert Carley Knobloch partnered with brands for a look at some of the smart technology for Spring 2017 and how it will help simplify your life!
If you want a connected home, then you’ll need to make sure you have WiFi…check out our pick!
Norton Core WiFi Router
Norton Core is a uniquely designed, high-performance Wi-Fi router that protects home networks and the devices connected to it. Norton Core uses advanced machine learning and Symantec’s global intelligence network to defend home Wi-Fi networks against malware, viruses, hackers and much more. Core provides strong wireless coverage through a unique antenna array inside a geodesic dome of interlocking faces inspired by defense and weather radars deployed in the extreme reaches of the globe. Core’s eye-catching mathematical design encourages users to make it a visible part of their home décor, providing a strong, unobstructed Wi-Fi signal.
Norton Core is available for pre-orders for a limited time at $199.99 ($279.99 MSRP), bundled with a one-year complimentary subscription to Norton Core Security Plus. With protection for up to 20 PCs, Macs, Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, plus unlimited IoT devices, Norton Core can be pre-ordered in two distinct colors: Titanium Gold or Granite Gray. Norton Core is planned to begin shipping in the United States in summer 2017, with plans to expand globally.
- Pre-orders available for purchase at www.norton.com/core.
- For more information, visit www.norton.com.
Want to simplify and improve your experience in the kitchen? Take a look…
GE Profile™ Series 30″ Free-Standing Convection Range with Induction
The GE Profile convection range with induction is a WiFi- connected appliance. GE Appliances’ connected appliance technology, makes owners’ lives easier while improving their daily routines. With its connected suite, owners can monitor and maintain their home from virtually anywhere. From the kitchen to the laundry room, connected products work with Nest Labs, Amazon Alexa, Amazon Dash Replenishment and IFTTT—allowing owners to stay on top of their appliances from near or far using their voice or a mobile device.
- Pricing depends on model.
- Available for purchase at www.geappliances.com/ge/where-to-buy.htm?icid=GEARtopnav-wtb.
- For more information, visit www.geappliances.com.
Save money and energy plus have your home the perfect temperature when you come home all with a connected thermostat…check it out!
Honeywell Lyric T5 Wi-Fi Thermostat (Sponsored by Honeywell)
The Lyric T5 Wi-Fi Thermostat is designed for hectic schedules. With the Lyric T5 you can control the temperature from anywhere, either using your smartphone or using the Lyric’s geofencing technology that adjusts itself whether you’re home or away. No more wasted energy when you’re out for the night, and no more getting in from work to a cold house. It will even let you know when the filter needs changing!
- Priced at $149.99.
- Available for purchase at honeywell.com and retailers like the Home Depot.
- For more information, visit yourhome.honeywell.com.
Running out of everyday essentials is a thing of the past when all you have to do is press a simple button to reorder that item…find out how!
Amazon Dash Buttons and Brita Infinity Smart Water Pitcher with Amazon Dash Replenishment
Dash Button and Dash Replenishment are designed to eliminate those moments you realize you’ve run out of everyday essentials – from toilet paper, dog food, coffee, trash bags and more. A huge time-saver for customers, Dash Button brings Amazon’s 1-Click ordering into the home – when you’re running low, press the button and an order is placed. Dash Button helps you stay stocked up on essentials and Dash Replenishment takes it one step further — enabling connected devices like dishwashers, washing machines and more to automatically reorder supplies like dish soap and laundry detergent when you’re running low.
- Dash Buttons are available to Prime members for $4.99 each, and they’re essentially free—with the first order through a Dash Button, members receive a $4.99 credit to their Amazon account.
- Brita Infinity Smart Water Pitcher with Dash Replenishment is $44.99.
- Available for purchase at www.amazon.com/dashbutton and www.amazon.com/Brita-Infinity-Pitcher-Replenishment-Enabled/dp/B018GGK38S.
- For more information, visit www.amazon.com/dashbutton.
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Did you ever think you could have a smart mattress that gave you a better night sleep? Now you can!
Eight Smart Mattress
The Eight Smart Mattress blends four layers of high density and responsive foam, plus one layer of our proprietary sleep technology. It’s the highest comfort while also tracking sleep, managing the temperature of your bed and connecting to your smart home devices. The accompanying app (available for iOS and Android) provides feedback to users on each night of sleep.
- Pricing starts at $950.00. Use code KILLERAPPS15 for 15% off until May 31st.
- Available for purchase online at www.eightsleep.com and on www.amazon.com.
- For more information, visit www.eightsleep.com.