Smart gadgets for the home now have the power to raise or lower a room's temperature, unlock front doors and even adjust light bulbs so that one can obtain the perfect amount of moonlighting in a room.
This tech craze shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, this year's massive crop of gadgets and gizmos are created to make life at home easier, better and even more efficient for families. If you're itching to try a smart home device, or few, here are some popular options that can be purchased at a discount on Black Friday. Happy shopping!
1. Canary Smart Home Security Devices (1 black Canary, 1 Black Canary Flex), $329 (Original price: $379), Canary Meet Canary: the all-in-one security solution with HD camera, siren and air monitor. The Flex is the first and only indoor and outdoor, weatherproof HD security camera that can be used wire-free or plugged in. Canary 2. Wink Relay, $69 (Original price: $99), Amazon Manage lights, locks, thermostats, and more — all from a central location in your home. Wink 3. BeOn Smart Security Lighting, $129 (Original price: $150), BeOnHome BeON Home protects your house from the minute you leave, preventing break-ins by mimicking your lighting patterns in a natural and believable manner. BeOnHome 4. Luma, Starts at $249 (Original price: $299), Luma Luma is touted as the world’s fastest and most reliable home WiFi system. Luma 5. Pearl RearVision, $399 (Original price: $499), Pearl Auto See what's behind your car with the only wireless backup camera and alert system of its kind. Pearl Auto 6. Nest Thermostat, $200 (Original price: $250), Kohls Nest learns the temperatures you like and programs itself in about a week. Kohls 7. SONOS PLAY:1 Wi-Fi connected wireless speaker, starts at $149 (Original price: $199), Sonos Wirelessly Stream all your favorite music services like Prime Music Unlimited, Pandora, Apple Music, and Spotify. Industrial Color Tech / SONOS 8. Hoover Quest 700 Robotic Vacuum, $200 (Original price: $350), Target This maneuvers around and under furniture while using a combination of cleaning patterns for the most effective clean. Target 9. Samsung SmartThings Hub, $50 (Original price: $100), Amazon Your smart home needs a brain. This hub connects wirelessly with a wide range of smart devices and makes them work together. Amazon 10. Sensi Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat, $102 (Original price: $129), Amazon This Wi-Fi thermostat is universally compatible with most gas, oil, geothermal, heat pump and radiant heat systems. Amazon 11. Chamberlain Whisper Drive Garage Door Opener, $200 (Original price: $240), Amazon MyQ enabled technology allows you to use your smartphone to monitor and control your garage door opener. Amazon 12. Anova Sous Vide Bluetooth Precision Cooker, $99 (Original price: $149), Target This precision cooker is the perfect device for the home chef. It's easy-to-use, lightweight, and connects to your smartphone, allowing you to cook the perfect meal with the touch of a button. Target 13. Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, $75 (Original price: $90), Amazon This gadget connects to 4,000 channels, apps, and games including access to over 250,000 TV episodes and movies on Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO NOW, Hulu, and more. Amazon 14. Echo Dot, $40 (Original price: $50), Amazon This hands-free, voice-controlled device plays music, controls smart home devices, sets alarms and more. Amazon 15. Echo, $140 (Original price: $180), Amazon This hands-free speaker play music, provides news, sports scores, weather, and more — instantly. All you have to do is ask. Amazon 16. EO2, $249 (Original price: $299), Electric Objects This digital frame with a matte, texturized screen displays a rotating selection of great art of your choosing. Electric Objects 17. Motorola Digital Video Baby Monitor, $130 (Original price: $260), Target Two cameras are better than one! The color screen helps keep a clear eye on things, too. Target 18. Google Home, $99 (Original price: $129), Best Buy Google Home is a voice-activated speaker that answers your questions. It’s your own Google, always ready to help. Just start with, "Ok Google". Best Buy 19. Ring Smart HD Video Doorbell, $125 (Original price: $200), Best Buy With this device, you can see, hear and speak to anyone at your door from your smartphone, tablet or PC. Best Buy 20. Arlo Wire-Free HD Security 4-camera kit, $350 (Original price: $500), Best Buy With these HD cameras, you can watch live streamed or recorded videos from your computer, smartphone or tablet using Arlo's free app. Best Buy Market work by Louise Gore, on Instagram @LouisePGore