These stylish, practical tech gadgets and small appliances will complete any modern home.
14 August 2017
Text by Lookbox Living
Furnishing your new home? Apart from the soft furnishings, accessories and decor objects, don’t forget about the gizmos and electricals – the practical, functional products you’ll need for home upkeep and everyday living.
Here are our picks of the latest 7 tech gadgets and small appliances, that will fit perfectly into any modern home.
#1 Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Shape
Now, your speakers can double as wall art. Designed as hexagonal tiles, the BeoSound Shape is a wall-mounted, modular wireless speaker system that you can arrange individually to suit your space. Even when not in use, the resonance dampening features help to improve the general acousitcs of the room. Start with six tiles and continue to add on as many as you like. Choose from an array of colours and textiles from the Bang & Olufsen colour palette, or from the selection of Danish textile manufacturer Kvadrat.
#2 Dyson V8 Fluffy cordless vacuum cleaner
Dyson’s new digital motor V8 is made compact, but can spin at up to 110,000rpm, giving the Dyson V8 Fluffy powerful suction while weighing only 2.6kg. Transform it between stick and handheld mode, to suit a variety of cleaning needs.
#3 LG NeoChef microwave
Thanks to Smart Inverter technology, LG’s new NeoChef microwave oven helps you to cook, reheat and defrost food more evenly. Its hexagonal turntable with six support points offers increased stability, avoiding possible spillage even when the food is not positioned in the centre. The interior LED lamp is three times brighter than conventional models, allowing you to easily monitor the cooking process, while the Anti-Bacterial EasyClean coating makes cleaning the microwave interior a breeze.
#4 Brandt induction hobs
Brandt has launched a new collection of induction hobs, designed to improve the cooking and cleaning experience. Besides offering higher power with more size and shape choices, the new induction hobs are able to memorise your last used settings so that you can easily activate the same settings with just one tap. The touch screen controls can be temporarily locked to facilitate easy cleaning.
#5 The Fred Mirror
Like the Queen in Snow White, you may soon be able to interact with your mirror on the wall. The Fred Mirror is a next-gen smart mirror for future-ready homes. Watch videos, get your morning news and social media updates straight from the mirror while you get ready for the day.
#6 Bosch Optimum kitchen machine
Bosch’s new kitchen machine promises to mix, grate, and kneed no matter the item on your culinary wishlist. The powerful 1500 W motor can process up to 3.5 kg of sponge mixture all at once, while the dough sensor will keep the mixing speed constant, regardless of how heavy the mixture might be. With a built-in weighing function and updated sensor technology, the Optimum kitchen machine seems capable of more tasks than ever before.
#7 Tefal Silence Force 4A vacuum cleaner
Remember the cumbersome, mind-numbingly noisy vacuum cleaners of the past? Tefal promises no such problems with its latest Silence Force 4A. At a comfortable 66 dB, you can continue the conversation you were having even when on maximum power. Four multi-directional wheels make this machine easy to manoeuvre while power controls on the handles allow you to change the power levels without having to stoop or bend over.
See more of the latest product innovations in the Lookbox Living issue #52.
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