Tech hacks to make your home more interesting

Happy asian man lying on the sofa with tablet computer at home

In this era, everything is getting more and more technologically advanced. The overwhelming majority of us have access to the internet, and phones are smart enough to guide us whenever we get lost. Like everyone else, I try to keep up with the pace, and it is addicting. Finding easier solutions with technology to everyday problems is addicting, yet interesting. As such, today I am sharing my tried and tested tech hacks to make your time spent at home even more amusing.

Manage Your Daily Wardrobe

For the fashion enthusiasts, or the people who have no time to decide what to wear all week, there are apps that let you upload the articles of clothing in your wardrobe and then matches them with one another. It even plans for you how to dress throughout the coming week. This virtual closet will save you plenty of time.

Become a Genie

How do you feel when you come home from a long weekend, partying all night, or perhaps staying with a friend in the hospital, and you can’t find the keys to enter your own house? Annoyed, to say the least. It’s even more frustrating when you have to dig for your hidden keys in the rain to unlock your den. The good news is that those days are over, thanks to smart lock technology. Smart lock apps only require your smartphone to do the magic and BAM! Your door will be unlocked in a flash.

Concealed Speakers

Concealed ceiling speakers are perfect for music enthusiasts. If your home is entirely audio-equipped, you can enjoy streaming music from whichever room you want. Not only that, you can further customize them for a house party. You can also set your alarm when you want it off in one room or all rooms.

Set-up Your Personal Solar Panels

If you are focusing on saving money and you are also concerned about the environment, solar panels are a great choice to help you achieve both goals. As a matter of fact, if you employ the right tactics, you can actually install these panels all by yourself! It’s not a quick job, but someone tech-savvy like you can manage.

Smart-Greet Your Guests

You can now elevate your hospitality game by getting a smart doorbell like Ring or Sky Bell. It will definitely amaze your guests when they get a greeting from your smartphone right after ringing your doorbell. It will also serve as a layer of security to your home, as now you will always know who is at the doorstep.

Turn Your Smartphone into a Projector

We all have at least periodically fantasized about having a projector or home theatre. Here is a simple and inexpensive DIY project which will turn your smartphone into projector by just experimenting with a few common domestic items: a magnifying glass, a shoe box, a paperclip, and electrical tape. This technology hack is a great idea to try with your kids before a sleepover or for a movie night with the family.

Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal on the Cheap

Without spending too much money, you can extend your home Wi-Fi to get a stronger wireless Internet signals. You just need about 25 cents worth of aluminium foil. Tear a bit of it off to make a rectangular shape, then fold down the edges to make a frame. Now place this foil frame behind your Wi-Fi router’s antennae. This frame will help strengthen the Wi-Fi signals to get quicker download speeds.

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