The Best Smart Home Gadgets For iPhones
Since the “Internet of Things“ entered the modern everyday life of many people, the market is booming with innovative Smart Home gadgets, which automate certain areas and can be remotely controlled by an iPhone. The focus lays on the improvement of the life quality by adding comfort, security and a more efficient energy consumption. However, it is difficult for starters to get an overview of the market because there is a broad range of smart and web-connected devices. That’s why we compiled the currently most interesting Smart Home products for you.
Smart Wi-Fi clock
The smart radio clock LaMetric Time can more than just displaying the time. The smart gadget can show different information from the web such as the current weather, emails, messages, Facebook fans, tweets, events, share prices, and many more metrics. Even notifications from Smart Home gadgets like Netatmo, Philips Hue, Alexa, Sonos, and Ring, can be displayed. The digital clock shows the information on a 296-pixels LED display and is always visible at one glance.
With the scoreboard design, this gadget offers a modern and stylish presentation of information. Besides the smart features, the black box can also function as an internet radio or Bluetooth speaker that streams music via Spotify or Apple Music.
Tip: If you want to know more about LaMetric Time, read our detailed test report.
Smart Video Doorbell
Do you always want to check who is in front of your door? The Smart Video Doorbell by DoorBird makes it possible. As soon as someone presses the doorbell, you will receive a push notification with sound on your iPhone. You can talk with the visitor in real-time or open the door via your iPhone. It doesn’t even matter where you are at that moment.
Thanks to the wide-angle lens (180°), you can keep an eye on the area in front of your door. The integrated motion sensor reliably captures all activities in front of the house and alerts you to detect burglars as early as possible. The app-controlled Wi-Fi doorbell by DoorBird will keep your house safe.
Tip: If you want to learn how you should protect your Smart Home devices from hacker attacks, read our article “Smart Home Security – 7 Tips Against Hacker Attacks”!
Smart Home Controller
You can control smart devices such as Smart LED lamps, heating system, and speakers with the Smart Home Controller by Nuimo without using multiple apps and menus. The tiny smart button allows a control of the connected devices via touch or swivel, as well as a touchless gesture control. The LED matrix indicates which devices you are currently controlling.
The controller communicates with the Nuimo app on your iPhone via Bluetooth or the Wi-Fi. Brands like Philips Hue and Sonos are compatible products.
Tip: Are you looking for smart LED lamps? We compared the most popular ones for you! Read more…
The Bluetooth-capable padlock by Noke is a really practical alternative to conventional padlocks. You can open the Noke Padlock keyless via the related app on your iPhone.
In addition, you have the opportunity to unlock it for other people with a virtual key. An access history helps to determine who opened the padlock at what time. The application area for the smart lock could be bicycles, basement doors, or garden gates.