The Verge’s home tech gift guide: the best smart home gifts and upgrades – The Verge

December 17, 2021 by No Comments

Sideclick Universal Remote Attachment

It’s tough to find a single remote that can control all of your various entertainment devices. Luckily, Sideclick comes to the aid with clever attachments that clip onto the side of popular remotes, giving them more functionality than before.
Price: $13 to $15

Amazon Echo Dot (fourth-gen)

Amazon’s ball-shaped Echo Dot is a low-cost but good-sounding investment, whether you need a smart speaker for checking the weather, jamming out, or listening to podcasts. Buying two allows you to create an affordable stereo setup, but one should get the job done in most rooms.
Price: $30

Instant Pot Duo

If you’ve ever seen a recipe and thought, “How do I make this with relative ease and without dirtying a ton of cookware?” the Instant Pot is your answer. This six-quart model — which can function as a rice cooker, pressure cooker, and other tabletop appliances — is the gift that keeps on giving, and you and everyone you know should have one.
Price: $89 to $90

Nanoleaf Elements Wood Look Smarter Kit

The Nanoleaf Elements Wood Smarter Kit seems great if you want to add some unique lighting accents to your home. The wood-like design of the panels gives them a more sophisticated look than some other smart lights, yet they offer similar functionality and an easy setup process. This particular kit comes with seven panels, a controller, and everything you need to mount them in your home.
Price: $230

Samsung The Frame (55-inch)

The Frame is a sight to behold. Sure, its 120Hz refresh rate looks silky smooth at 4K resolution, but it’s the clever design that truly helps it stand out. Samsung’s TV can double as home decor, displaying gorgeous artwork when it’s not in use.
Price: $1,398 to $1,400

Philips Hue Smart Bulb Starter Kit

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