Your phone is perfect for taking photos and sending texts, but now it can do much more! There are some amazing products on the market that let you control your entire house from the palm of your hand. Below our Web Wonder Woman Jamey Ordolis shows us five amazing gadgets you can control with your phone.
1. Control Your TV
The Sony LED Internet TV is compatible with Sony mobile devices, Blackberry and Android devices. You can use your mobile device like a remote control to channel surf or explore the TV’s menu options. With this internet TV you have access to hundreds of apps, including Netflix and YouTube. Anyone with a compatible mobile device can mirror their phone to the TV wirelessly so you can see all your photos or videos on the big screen instantly. No more huddling around a small screen to watch a fun video online.
2. Control Your Music
The Sonos speakers allow you to control multiple speakers throughout your home, from a single device. You can play music from your own library or the Sonos app allows you to access every music streaming site in the world. The sleek speaker provides amazing sound quality and doesn’t take a lot of room. Gone are the days of hooking up multiple speakers — you can now play music throughout your entire house with this amazing system and control it all from your phone.
3. Control Your Heat and Air Conditioning
The Nest thermostat lets you control the temperature of your home from anywhere using your smartphone, laptop or tablet. The Nest Learning Thermostat learns about you and adjusts your home's temperature based on your daily habits, so you stay comfortable and your home stays at energy-efficient temperature. It creates a customized temperature schedule, freeing you from programming hassles and reducing your energy bill by up to 20 per cent.
4. Control Your Baby Monitor
This baby monitor allows you to watch and hear your baby from your phone at all times. The baby monitor provides high-res video shot on a wide lens. You can also zoom in on the live video feed, play lullabies, control a glowing night light and talk to your baby through the app.
5. Control Your Lights
These special LED light bulbs allow you to control your lights using your smartphone. They work with normal lamps and existing light bulb sockets, which is amazing because it means they’re essentially a plug and play solution. Using the app you can do simple things like turn the lights on and off and dim them to your desired level of brightness. You can also control different parts of your home using the app. Perhaps most exciting, you can change the light to any colour of the rainbow. The bonus is that they're power-saving and environmentally-friendly.