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Gadgets to streamline your work from home!

FPJ Bureau | Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

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Efficiency is key, especially if you’re getting paid per deliverable (not salaried or per hour). How can you make working from home faster, more effective, and even more enjoyable? It’s simple: Get the right tools.

Quirky Aros: This smart and affordable window air conditioner tracks schedule, considers your budget and location, and learns how to sustain the ideal temperature for you while conserving energy. Working from home doesn’t need to equal blowing your AC budget through the roof.

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NuBryte: This smart home lighting and safety console is everything you need to set the mood. It has a digital dimmer, built-in security camera, touch screen, and manual control, if that’s how you prefer to roll.

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Kevo: Your home’s key finally got an upgrade. It’s touch-to-open tech on a different level, so you can keep your mobile device (and keys!) in your pocket when you come home. All it takes is one easy; secure motion to open the doors so you can set a new PR of how many grocery bags you carry from the car to the countertop.

Canary: The new age of smart home security, you get an entire system in one small device. It’s smart, learning your home’s rhythms, and if something seems amiss, you’ll have HD video sent directly to your mobile device. This means no surprises, nothing alarming, and easy home management.

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Chamberlain MyQ Garage: When you have to leave the home office, you want to make sure the biggest entry point to your home is just as smart as the rest of your abode. MyQ is a universal smartphone controller for garage doors that features built-in Wi-Fi, allows for controlled lighting in and around the garage area, and can be added to virtually any existing garage door setup.

Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock: This app senses the best time to wake you up so your circadian rhythm is never disturbed. Simply place your phone under your pillow and enjoy the best sleep–and most productive days–you’ve ever imagined.

TreadDesk: When you work at home, you can “work” however you like, including on a treadmill desk. Working out while you work is the ultimate in multitasking and can help keep that spare tire at bay.

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Published on: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 12:38 PM IST