With all the options out there it can be daunting to find a device that actually enhances your home experience instead of just overcomplicating it. We spent the past 6 months, testing out dozens of devices, working with focus groups, and analyzing user data to come up with the top 8 smart devices for your home if you’re over 50.
Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat
With its high end voice control, Honeywell’s smart thermostat will make climate control in your home easy. And the more you talk to it, the more it’s vocabulary expands!
You’ll love Alexa, from helping you control your music at home, turn your lights on or off, and answering any questions from the weather to who killed JFK she’s a key addition to any home.
Ring Video Doorbell Pro
Never wonder who is at your door again. The Ring Video Doorbell Pro sends alerts to your smartphone, whether you’re at home or away. More than just a convenience tool for when you’re too far to hear your doorbell, this is a key item in making your home more secure.
Siri is the original voice controlled assistant. Homekit allows you to control all your smart devices at one time.
Philips Hue Smart Lights
Philips’ smart light bulbs are a cut above and affordable. It connects with virtually every smart home hub, including Alexa, Nest, Apple HomeKit. It runs on one of the lowest wattages and has the longest life compared with any smart bulb.
TP-Link Smart Plug
A Smart outlet. Yes, ladies and gentleman a smart outlet. With a TP-Link Smart Plug you can make any device smart, from your coffeemaker to toaster oven, you can now turn any device on or off with this ingenious product.
Samsung POWERbot R7040 Robot Vacuum
An awesome item for keeping any home clean. All you have to do is tell the device to get to work and it will start cleaning. It has sophisticated abilities to read the floor, powerful suction, and a filter that is extremely easy to clean.
Honeywell Water Leak and Freeze Detector
Pipes burst while you’re asleep? Never be surprised by another flood again. This smart gadget will notify your tablet or phone if water or abnormally high humidity is detected.
Curb Energy: Monitoring Device
Interested in saving money easily? Use Curb’s energy monitoring device to monitor, in real-time, your home’s energy consumptions and make intelligent energy usage decisions.
Nest Cam IQ Outdoor
This latest model from Nest will act as the first line of defense for any security system. With 4k video and the ability to distinguish between people and animals. Both cops and burglars were surveyed and both said the number one deterrent for targeting a home is whether they see an outdoor security Camera. With the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor, any burglar will know that you mean business.