There’s no place like home! And now that many of us are spending more time there we’ve put together 10 suggestions to help you create your happy place at home. From fun tech to handy helpers, there’s something here for everyone.
Google Home is your own personal assistant! It’ll help you manage everyday tasks at home with ease! Hear about your daily schedule of work/study/housework/napping, ask when a new episode of Bluey is released or play your favourite tunes, just by asking! Ask Google Home anything and get real time answers. Get updates on Government announcements. Check the weather. Find out where to order takeaway delivery. Whatever you want to know! Even play some quizzes or read stories to the kids. All you need to do is start with “Ok Google”! And for some fun with the kids, check out 63 fun things to ask Google Home!
Just want voice activation for the TV? Apple TV might be what you’re looking for.
Using apps, surfing the net, watching videos and connecting with friends is a piece of cake with the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8”. With 12 hours of battery life and the ability to download apps to help you connect with family and friends, this is an awesome tablet.
Want to keep it simple? The Kindle 6” eReader is great if you’re keen to focus on reading books.
Brains, beauty and a whole lot of power, the Samsung Galaxy S20 delivers a revolutionary mobile phone experience. With cinema-quality viewing that fits in the palm of your hand, the S20 has a big, immersive screen, perfect for checking social media, playing a few games or streaming a spot of TV when you’ve got a quiet moment to yourself. It’s also perfect for on the go video calls as you move around the house looking for the kids so they can chat with Nanny and Poppy.
Not a Samsung person? Try the iPhone 11 PRODUCT(RED) instead.
The HP 24” All in One Desktop is the perfect fit for the role of family computer. Placed in a family living area so you can keep an eye on the kids when they use it, the HP All in One helps you easily stay connected to family and friends thanks to the HD camera and built-in speakers. Oh, and you’ll all fit in the frame for a group video chat!
Prefer Apple? The iMac might be more your speed.
Something to keep the kids busy with single-player and multiplayer thrills at home. You, and the kids 😉, can play different ways with the Nintendo Switch.
The HP 15.6″ Smoke Grey Laptop is reliable, responsive and designed for long-lasting performance. The long-lasting battery will keep you connected, entertained and productive all day! And then when you realise you’re running low, HP fast charge will get your battery to 50% in around 45 minutes. Handy when you’ve handed the kids the laptop to do a bit of Matheltics (well 5 minutes of Mathletics that morphs into 45 minutes of YouTube).
Keen for an Apple laptop instead? Take a squiz at the 13” MacBook Air.
The family watching more TV than usual? Binge watch your fave Netflix, Stan or Disney+ shows in stunning detail and clarity with the TCL 55″ Smart TV. With its large screen and awesome technology it’ll take your “home theatre” to the next level.
And who needs to press buttons?! With easy to use voice activated control you can simplify all your entertainment needs.
Stuck for ideas to keep the young ones entertained? Get the kids set for fun with the Interactive Train Play Pool. If the weather is good, get out in the backyard, connect the hose and join the fun. Too cold for water play? That’s ok! This interactive play set can be enjoyed with or without water, for hours of imagination and fun for the kids.
Do the housework with your feet up! The Wet/Dry Robot Vacuum Cleaner & Mop has sensors that enable the robot vacuum to map out the path and anti-collision and obstacle detection software to ensure a thorough vacuum. Hello Netflix!
Don’t want a robot vacuum? The Devanti Handstick Cordless Vacuum might be more your steam.
The 624L Hisense Side By Side Fridge provides plenty of storage space for the extra snacks and meals you and the family will be eating at home. And as you get those snacks ready in the kitchen (after hearing ‘I’m hungry” for the eleventyth million time), you can get nice cool water from the fridge’s water dispenser. Hmmmm wonder if you can put other drinks in the dispenser? 😉
Just need extra freezer space? The 176L Hisense Upright Freezer will deliver on that.
What item would help you create your happy place at home?