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Meet The First In-Wall Charger, The Legrand radiant Wireless Charger

Wireless charging, unlike traditional outlet or USB charging, is not exactly in-wall-friendly, but that does not stop French outlet and switch maker Legrand from introducing the first-to-market in-wall wireless charger. Dubbed radiant, it holds and charges any Qi wireless-enabled wireless charging smartphone. Now, wireless charging pad is so called because, it needs to be lie flat to initiate charging, but with the Legrand radiant Wireless Charger, the company has came up with a somewhat elegant solution, by the way of a transparent clasp of sort, to ensure your phone contacts the vertically positioned charging pad. Continue reading Meet The First In-Wall Charger, The Legrand radiant Wireless Charger

This Classy Outdoor Canopy Aims To Provide Free Electricity To Your Home

You have a yard (back or front) and you need a shade for the outdoor, so why not leverage on it (the shade) to create free electricity for your home? Sure, you can cover your entire roof with Tesla Solar Roof, but the initial cost of investment is not for everyone. So, before you have save enough for that to happen, there’s the Renewz iSun Oasis Solar Panel-equipped Canopy that will harness the power of the sun and turns it into energy you can use in your home. Needless to say, when you do that, you will be slashing your carbon footprint, as well as energy bills. Continue reading This Classy Outdoor Canopy Aims To Provide Free Electricity To Your Home

Bid Farewell To Screwing Light Bulbs With This Magnetic Light Bulb Socket

There are quite a few things in life that we learned to accept as they are. Twisting light bulb when it calls for a change is one of them, but that’s until now. Meet Magbulb, an innovative light bulb accessory that will turn any light bulb into a magnetic light bulb, by the virtue of the world’s first magnetic light bulb socket. Magbulb is a unique plastic adapter that consists of two parts: one that screws into the lamp holder and the other, to the light bulb. These two parts are mated together via heat-resistant neodymium magnets that has a magnetic break point of 5 kilograms (11 lbs), which is more than enough to hold up nearly every type of bulb imaginable. Continue reading Bid Farewell To Screwing Light Bulbs With This Magnetic Light Bulb Socket

These Smart Switches Will Save You The Hassle Of Changing To Smart Bulbs

I will be honest here. I am not very familiar with smart lighting, but one thing I know is, if you are going to replace every single bulb in your home with smart bulb, it is going to cost you, like a lot. That’s not including the inevitable blown light bulb down the road. This is why Noon exists. It is a solution to getting smart lighting without having to invest in the tiny details, AKA the bulbs. In other words, Noon are smart light switches that add “smartness” to your home’s lighting without switching out the bulbs. The real draw is immediately apparent. It could save the hassle of switching out bulbs, but it may not necessary save your bank balance. More on that later. Continue reading These Smart Switches Will Save You The Hassle Of Changing To Smart Bulbs

Hand & Craft’s Bespoke Concrete Power Supply Kit Beckons To Be Seen

The truth about wireless is, it will never be truly wireless. Since your home can’t really break free from cables and all that, lest Disney has its way, why not reveal them in all its glory? You can start with Hand & Craft bespoke power supply solutions. Mind you, what this Rockford, Michigan company turn is not your run-of-the-mill white power strips. The built-to-order power solutions offered by Hand & Craft are of unexpected forms and materials, including the likes of metal, wood in cute little blocks. Normally, a power supply kit that is in the form of block is a design disaster, but with clever use of non-usual materials made all the difference. Continue reading Hand & Craft’s Bespoke Concrete Power Supply Kit Beckons To Be Seen

Chargeworx TV-Powering Home Battery Is Outdoor-friendly Too

I am not going to lie. I have not heard about Chargeworx prior to today, but I must say the company’s rechargeable backup battery for home has captured our attention. Call me superficial, or whatever, but I can’t deny its looks had my attention. Come’on, you gotta to admit the cute form coupled with digital forest camo does make quite a statement, doesn’t it? Apparently, the Home models are the first for this company that makes all-thing charging. Debuted at the recently concluded CES 2017, Chargeworx Home series comprise of four models featuring multiple output options including AC, DC, 12V and USB, and solar recharging in addition to regular outlet charging. Continue reading Chargeworx TV-Powering Home Battery Is Outdoor-friendly Too

Elgato Eve Light Switch Lets You Use Siri To Turn Your Lights On And Off

Forget about clapping your hands to turn on the lights. That’s so passé and so impractical. Seriously, can you imagine clapping becomes forbidden in your own home for fear of turning on or off the light for no reasons? Well, with the Elgato Eve Connected Light Switch there’s no such worry because you will be using voice to turn single or multiple-bulb setup, which is obviously the better way. Eve Light Switch, a creation of Munich-based outfit, is the world’s first light switch with Apple’s HomeKit technology that, when set up, allows you to control existing bulbs through Siri. And you know what that means? It means you are in the future where you can just speak into your Apple Watch and ask Siri to turn the light(s) on. How cool is that? We think it is super cool. Continue reading Elgato Eve Light Switch Lets You Use Siri To Turn Your Lights On And Off

Will Tesla Powerwall 2 And Solar Roof Become Threats To Utility Providers?

A year after the introduction of electric power suppliers’ worst nightmare, the Powerwall Home Battery, Tesla is at it again, these time doubling electric power suppliers’ nightmare by two fold. Not did it introduced a higher capacity home battery, aptly called Powerwall 2, Tesla also unveiled roof tile-replacing solar panels called, well, Solar Roof. The second-generation Powerwall is sleeker, simpler in aesthetic and more importantly, packs in much more than its predecessor. With 14 kWh of storage capacity, this new home battery is capable of storing enough juice to power lights, sockets, and even a fridge in a four bedroom house for the entire day. Continue reading Will Tesla Powerwall 2 And Solar Roof Become Threats To Utility Providers?

Power Strip Reinvented, Comes With USB Ports And Wireless Charge Pad

Power strip is not the newest invention, but that doesn’t stop an Italian startup, Woodie s.r.l., from taking up the challenge of reinventing it so that we could have an easy one when dealing with such a necessary evil. Woodie s.r.l. completely rethought what a power strip should be for the beings of 2016 (and, possibly, beyond). The outfit’s first product is Woodie Hub, a power strip designed for gadget-savvy users that offers a pair of universal AC sockets compatible with plugs from over 150 countries without the need for travel adapter and it also provides USB-powered gadgets the charging convenience with a pair of USB port that discharges 5/3.2A combined. Continue reading Power Strip Reinvented, Comes With USB Ports And Wireless Charge Pad

Turning On or Off Your Lamp is as Easy as Flipping this Block of Wood

You know how it is with conventional lamps. You plugged them into wall outlets, switch to always on, and toggle on/off using an inline switch on the cable or a switch on the lamp itself. Whichever way, we have to agree that they are not always easily accessible. The Lightbox solves this by adding a tether-free switch, which we can only describe as truly unique and even revolutionary. Despite looking like a block of wood (which it really is, btw), it is actually a switch, which you can turn on and off the lamp by changing its orientation, such as flipping it from landscape to portrait position to switch on the lamp, and vice versa to off it. Continue reading Turning On or Off Your Lamp is as Easy as Flipping this Block of Wood