Various technology devices developed over the years have changed the way we run our homes in terms of effort and efficiency. Here we look at ten specific examples:

1. Nanda Clocky

Wake up on time when you purchase the Nanda Clocky which runs out of the room while sounding an alarm to get you out of bed.

2. Ziplist

This free app, available on Android and the iPhone, allows you to plan for your shopping needs anywhere at any time. Through Ziplist, users can add their favourite recipes to the meal planner for a specific day or week and create their shopping list on the go.

3. Winbot

Winbot by Ecovacs will clean your windows in a few easy steps. All you need to do is switch the robot on, place the device on the window and press start.

4. Netatmo Thermostat

The Netatmo Thermostat enables you to control your indoor temperature using your smartphone, tablet or computer. It monitors your indoor habits to learn about the specific heating preferences that match your individual needs.

Boilers and central heating systems can make up a significant amount of your energy bill so it’s important you take care of them in any way you can. This means using apps and new technologies to improve control.

5. Solar panels

Solar panels generate cheaper, eco-friendly electricity using sunlight. But what you might not know is that they don’t have to receive direct sunlight to work. Even on a cloudy day they can receive enough charge to generate electricity.

6. LG Home Chat

Users who possess LG appliances will benefit from LG Home Chat which enables you to send commands and receive status updates from appliances such as the fridge or washing machine. Pretty handy for knowing if you need to pop to the shop to get some groceries on your way home.

7. Smoke Detector

In 1965, Duane D. Pearsall created the first affordable smoke detector for the home. Powered by a single battery, it was released 75 years after the first electronic fire-alarm device was created.

8. iGrill

iGrill is a thermometer, powered by your smartphone, which makes it easier to grill your meat to perfection without needing constant involvement from the chef.

9. Boilers

It may seem an odd inclusion to the list, but boilers are a revolutionary household device. Pumping hot water throughout the home, they allow us to draw hot water almost instantly from the taps and keep everything warm and toasty come the winter. Your home relies on your boiler throughout the year so it’s important you keep it in good condition. According to research available at, even small components can cost a fortune to repair or replace. And you thought boilers were boring? They’re full of modern tech.

10. iRobot Roomba

The iRobot Roomba can vacuum floors on schedule and charges itself so that you don’t have to worry about the hassle of cleaning the floors anymore.

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