These Products Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Dreaming of a home that is smarter than you? These iDevices’ products will surely give you what you’re asking for!

In this techy age, you may own a house that might be smarter than you. At CES 2018, connected home brand iDevices launched these products that will make your life so much easier. From voice command services into your walls, to a smart ceiling fan switch and to an electric vehicle charger. iDevices is ready to give you a hand.

Instinct

Instinct, a smart light switch that doubles as a stand-alone voice assistant, ambient light sensor and motion detector. “The iDevices Instinct is a breakthrough in the smart home industry. It represents the next evolution in our extensive line of premium connected solutions,” said by iDevices CEO Chris Allen in a statement. “The Instinct is one of many innovations to come from iDevices, forever changing the home as we know it.”
With the help of Instinct, you can easily use products directly from your wall. Like listening to your favorite music while in the bathroom or pulling up a new recipe to cook for dinner. Thanks to Soen Audio for providing the premium sounds. To top this up, the Instinct’s motion and light sensors allow you to automate lighting schedules and save energy. You may also control a wide range of devices using just a single light switch. It also work alongside Siri and Google Assistant.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger

Introducing the Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger which allows you to control and monitor your charger. Using the iDevices Connected app, users can keep track of their electric vehicle’s charging status. And gives you an alert whether it is accidentally unplugged. Also it can schedule custom charging so that their eco-friendly mode of transportation remains as green as possible. Good thing is, it doesn’t need a hub unlike the other iDevices and can work with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The EV Charger is available for both hardwired and plug-in model that will mount directly to your home’s garage. This product is best for people who are always travelling but also a nature-lover.

Ceiling Fan Switch

And lastly, the Ceiling Fan Switch, a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled fan controller. A major twist from a traditional ceiling fan to its new era. It allows you to control your fan’s speed and lighting with just a voice command! It’s really amazing because you don’t need to stand and adjust the fan while you’re on your comfort place. With also the help of any of the three major smartphone home assistants- Siri, Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. So whether you have an Android or an Apple device, you may surely use this. Moreover, the Ceiling Fan Switch has three speeds and will allow you to monitor the energy used. That is with the help of iDevices Connected App.
Both the EV Charger and Ceiling Fan Switch represents the joint efforts of iDevices and Hubbell Incorporated. Prices for each we’re not yet announced but we’ll keep you updated for more.
These products are the start of a hassle-free, easier life at home and will give you comfort with the family.

 

Ten Predictions of Smartphones for the Year of the Dog 2018

This 2018, expect a lot more surprises from big companies in the industry of gadgets. We look forward for what is new in our eyes and something much better than that of last year. Here are ten predictions that might happen this 2018.

The Ten Predictions

  1. Hello 18:9

Say goodbye to bezels and welcome 18:9. More space for screen and lesser frame. You now have a wider range if you’re up for some movies and series or fond of reading e-books like me.

  1. More battery life

Thank goodness for this. I hope companies will really put this up in the upcoming gadgets this year because this one is a major problem of the consumers. Especially for those who are traveling and doesn’t have an extra battery. This one has to be on the top list.

  1. On-screen biometrics

Last year was a huge success for Samsung products because they had their biometrics for their smart phones like the iPhone. But now, expect an in-display fingerprint scanners due to the bezel-less design. Well, that one was started by the famous iPhone late last year by releasing the iPhone X.

  1. Wireless charging

This one is huge! Imagine not using wire for charging and just put it on top of the charging pad then viola! It’s really a tangle-free year! But this one also became a trend last year but expect more tweaks this 2018.

  1. The year for HTC

Well, it hasn’t been a year for HTC, actually for quite some time now. It is set that they will have a major comeback in today’s trend. Due to Google’s investment and the company’s goal to have a firm organization, the once-loved Taiwanese brand had its downward.

But on the other hand, they might release a newer design for their mobiles with a bang or start taking it easy for a smooth business with Google. Whatever it is, expect a huge comeback for HTC.

  1. A new treat from Android

Expect a newer OS from Android and they might call it Popsicle. From Pancake to Pumpkin Pie to Petit Four, they might name the new OS as Popsicle. We don’t have much information regarding this update but we sure do that this will be huge.

  1. Release of iPhone X Plus

This big company may set to release its largest smart phone ever or some call it Phablet, a phone in the size of a tablet. Due to its on-going success on the iPhone X, Apple might release 3 devices, a 5.8-inch screen, 6.1-inch and a 6.5-inch screen phone.

For now, let’s just wait and see what would be in store for us from Apple.

  1. A cheap iPhone?

Yes, you heard it right! This may be a joke to some because the iPhone is one of the most expensive devices with great specs and one of kind design, but the Apple may release a budget-friendly iPhone in the size same as the iPhone SE. The SE was released last April 2016 and this one might be released on the same month, maybe March or April this year. It is rumored that it may have an A10 Fushion chip, 32-128 GB of storage, 2GB of RAM, a slightly larger battery and a 12MP back and a 5MP front camera.

  1. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Enough with iPhones, let’s proceed to the Samsung. Following the success of the Samsung S8 and S8+, the company may release another one, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. Some say that the release would be this January, but most sources expect that it would be much later, around March or April.

It is said to have a “3D Sensor-front camera” to unlock the device and also an in-display fingerprint scanner.

There may not be much of a big change due to a big revelation from Samsung S8 and S8+ but this will be more of an improvement on their part.

  1. Foldable Smartphones? What?

Is this for real? Well, it may, or may not be. How could you fold a touchscreen device with a wide screen and put it in your pocket without worrying that your screen may get scratches and dents? Isn’t it cool right?

But top companies like Samsung and Apple might be studying on how the screen will be folded and bended but we sure are excited for this new innovation for smartphones.

Whatever it may be, let’s just wait and see if how this would be literally happen and enjoy what they would offer us but for me, I’m so excited and I hope these will not be just a prediction but more of a reality.

Newest Gadget Trends for the Year 2018 for Those Techy Peeps

New trends are never ending. May it be clothes, shoes or gadgets just name it. For now, we’ll talk about the newest gadget trends for 2018.

Newest Gadgets of 2018

Technology is swiftly evolving and it continues over time. Here are some predicted gadget trends that might happen in 2018.

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1. Bigger screens

People were used to 3-inch screen phones in the past but it keeps on getting bigger and bigger. For now, there are smartphones which have 7-inch screens and they won’t stop there.

2. AI Capable Mobile Phones

Smart speakers are part of the trend this year. With developers working on them, the feature is expected to become better than last year.

3. Powerbank Smartphones

Why carry a bulky powerbank with you when you can just use your smartphone as a powerbank for your friends? Phones with big battery capacity can do wonders. As long as the phone which will be used as a powerbank is OTG capable, then you’re good to go.

4. Wearable Technology

For this one, we have smart watches. Make a call, send a text message, check email and do other stuffs just by using the gadget. This is very helpful for those peeps who need to be connected with their phones but are too busy to bring one.

These are just some of the possible trends for 2018. Stay tuned for more.

 

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