In his Oscar acceptance speech, Leonardo DiCaprio made clear that his interests go beyond European supermodels. Namely: the environment. Here’s more evidence: he’s an investor & advocate for Zuli Smartplugs. These plugs are used to automate home appliances as well as switches & thermostats. A network of at least 3 plugs will link with the Zuli app to detect your presence in the home or space, turning on & off accordingly & saving energy.
Like the Tesla Powerwall, Orison is a rechargeable home battery/power supply. A single Orison puts out 2.2 kWh—enough to power an AC Unit, a laptop, and a television set for six hours, plus a refrigerator for 24 hours a day. With their simple online tool you can figure out exactly how many hours it will take to power your place. Using a cloud system, the units determines the best time to recharge so they’re never drawing power at peak hours. And that saves money. Orison units are available in wall mount or tower form.
Your wi-fi is the worst. Eero will set you straight. It’s a home wi-fi system that will end the buffering and eliminate your home’s dead zones. Unlike a single-router, with eero, you link up several—3 for the typical home—and they work in perfect unison to deliver hyper-fast & stable wi-fi everywhere in your house.
Once you Juice Pack, you never go back. And now, if you run a Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, you won’t even need a cable to keep your backup battery juiced. Mophie’s latest power-case is wireless, using Qi charging instead of a cable. The new packs add 13 additional hours of talk time, five more hours of web browsing, 11 more hours of video playback, & 40 hours of music playback to your Samsung device.
Like your very own in-home flight simulator, the Immersit sofa motion device provides a more immersive movie & gaming experience by delivering action-appropriate jolts, tilts and vibrations. It’s compatible with PCs and most popular consoles, like Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Playstation 3 & 4. So far, there are motion codes for over 120 different games plus hundreds of films & counting. Works with any sofa.
With a slim aluminum housing that contains a 480 mAh battery, the keychain-size Thino backup charger turbo-charges your phone 3X faster than most. It’s available for Android & iOS devices & features a wearable locking loop, dual-sided USB & data protection.
We’ll admit it, products prefaced with “smart” pique our interest. Because usually it means better. Hush earplugs are no exception. These wireless smart earplugs block noise & produce sleep-inducing sounds like pink & white noise, & binaural beats that can be programmed & changed with the Hush app. For proper fit, each pair comes with a variety of soft rubber tips so they sit snug in your ears while you sleep.
Never again will you have to suffer the high-pitched 3 a.m. chirps of your smoke alarm with the dying battery. With the Roost 9-volt smart battery & app you get low battery alerts directly to your phone, automatic emergency alerts to your family & friends, and alarm notifications when you’re away.
The Starry Station router works with your existing internet service, including cable, fiber, and DSL and its simple, color display gives you real-time info on the health of the connection for all your devices. Linked with a phone app, it also enables remote troubleshooting and the ability to set/monitor parental controls, device activity, and more.
With an activity-tracking bracelet, a wi-fi enabled scale, a heart-rate monitor & dashboard-style app, Under Armour’s HealthBox is an integrated, fully-connected health tracking system. Giving you crucial tools to monitor & measure your fitness, it makes managing your health easier than ever.