Want to invest in some new modern tech for your apartment, and need some inspiration? Simply want to learn more about the latest trends in smart home technology? Whatever the case may be, read on to find out the must-have modern technology for apartments in 2021.
If you want to start networking the home, then the best place to start is by purchasing one of the different smart speakers out there, such as the Google Home or Amazon Echo line of products. Not only will these hubs fill your home with stellar sound, but they can be used to set alarms, give you weather updates, answer questions, and even connect to other devices in the home, making your apartment run like a well-oiled machine. The best technology for enriching your life is the stuff that you don’t notice is there but use every day, and these starting products are at the top of the list in that regard.
Smart lighting and heating
Those fitting out their homes with the latest smart home kit will already know by now the many different benefits that smart lighting and heating installations can offer. Not only can products such as the Philips Hue line or Nest line allow you to control and automate your home much more efficiently and even remotely – potentially saving a lot of money on energy – but they also have a ton of customization options to impress guests. Those with a reduced amount of space in an apartment, for instance, could use color-changing bulbs to shift up the vibe in a pinch, and by connecting the above-described smart speakers, this can even be done via voice control.
Did you know? – As apartments and developments grow and evolve, continuing to add in modern trimmings and features as they rise in demand from tenants, technology such as smart lighting and heating will increasingly become normal. If you take a look at the developing UK city of Liverpool, for example, forward-thinking companies such as RWinvest are already including these sorts of modern technologies in their luxury apartments from the get-go.
The next generation of video game consoles is already upon us, and while stock issues with the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S systems is making them difficult to get hold of at the moment, they are proving extremely popular. The PlayStation 5, for instance, in spite of low numbers, has already become the fastest-selling console in the US history.
Those wanting to secure the best deal possible for their apartment’s entertainment centre might look to the slimline Xbox Series S, which is conjunction with Microsoft’s incredible Game Pass offer can secure you the future of gaming at a fraction of the cost.
Branching out in a different direction (as they often do) is Nintendo, offering their Switch system for players that want to be able to take console-quality experiences on the go. Not only has the handheld hybrid system sold incredibly well over the past twelve months throughout the pandemic – with Animal Crossing and Ring Fit Adventure providing the perfect lockdown games – but rumors of a more powerful ‘pro’ system on the horizon will be something that fans of the latest tech will surely need to look out for.