Luxury Living: Tech That Acts As Home Décor


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The world is undeniably becoming more tech-friendly, with smart gadgets becoming more and more pervasive in our surroundings. The once conventional way of decorating the home has also reflected this change as homeowners opt for products like smartly designed, sleek-looking bots. If you find yourself eager to set up your home with complementary and functional tech décor, here are a few that should catch your eye.  

Air Purifiers

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Coway AP-1512HH Mighty Smarter HEPA Air Purifier with Eco Mode in White for $296.99 CAD at Bed Bath and Beyond (Courtesy of Coway)

Air purifiers rid your air of undesirable particles and pollutants like dust and pollen. If you long for clean, fresh air in your home, this is your go-to product. A great air purifier can go beyond cleansing the air in a bedroom or hallway; it can extend to the living room or other larger areas of your home. Such a purifier includes the Coway AP-1512HH Mighty. One of its strengths is its reduction of some pollutants by 70 per cent per hour. 

Smart Mirror

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ARTFORMA Bathroom LED Lighted Mirror (19 x 19 inch) Illuminated Vanity Mirror for $489.99 CAD at Amazon (Courtesy of ARTFORMA)

The appeal behind smart mirrors is the fact that they can be adjusted to your liking. They also have touchscreen surfaces and lighting you can modify. Rather than struggling with poor lighting and posing awkwardly by a standard mirror for the best angle to view yourself, you can opt for a mirror of convenience. As well, smart mirrors tend to have sleek designs, making them look nice in the bathroom.

Nanoleaf Panels

Nanoleaf Elements Hexagon Smarter Kit for $299.99 CAD at Nanoleaf (Courtesy of Nanoleaf) 

These light panels are perfect for lighting up your walls with brilliant colours. Powered by Wi-Fi and sensitive to touch, this LED décor can give your home a lively feel. They can also be controlled by voice commands. So, call Siri or Google Assistant if you want to turn them on or off! 

Digital Picture Frames or a Frame TV

Nixplay Smart Photo Frame 10.1 inch Touch

Nixplay 10.1-inch Smart Photo Frame for $183.99 CAD at Nixplay (Courtesy of Nixplay)Everyone gets nostalgic over photos of family, friends, or treasured events, but keeping physical albums has proven difficult over the years due to space and storage concerns. This is where digital picture frames come in handy. You can look back at your favourite photos by storing them digitally, saving your shelving or tabletop space for other items. 

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150″ LS03A The Frame Art Mode 4K Smart TV (2021) for $1,399.99 CAD at Samsung (Courtesy of Samsung)

The same could be said about a TV you find cumbersome and invasive in your home. Rather than taking up the space in your living room or hanging a hefty TV from your wall, check out the Samsung Frame TV. This TV is slender and consists of frame borders, resembling a picture frame. When not in TV mode, there are settings that allow actual artwork to display on screen. 

Vacuum and Mop Robot

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ECOVACS Deebot OZMO T5 for $485.30 at Amazon (Courtesy of ECOVACS)

If you’re one of the many people who get tired of physically mopping or vacuuming, this Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T5 is for you. It will move around your floor and do the work for you. You can activate either the vacuum or mop mode to get it going. This type of robot cleaner is also convenient as it takes up less space due to its small, circular size. There are no pesky cords to hang onto or a burdensome bucket to drag along. An item like this can be perfect for any type of home, such as a house or apartment, and there is no need for you to hide it in a closet.

Tashon Daley | Contributing Writer 

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