Tech Finds in Home Buddies
If you are one of the 1.8M members of Home Buddies, you might have seen a lot of #HomeBudols. Home Buddies is a community of people on Facebook with interests in anything related to home. This group is our go-to haven to get home design inspiration and suggestions on various gadgets and appliances. Also, every post seems to attract us as if it lures us to add more stuff to our cart! With that said, we have compiled some of the best tech finds from the group that you might want to take home. So, let the home budol begins!
I wonder how many times I have seen posts about this Deerma DX700. The Deerma DX700 vacuum cleaner is inbuilt with BlackHole suction technology with side turbulence for high power cleaning on all surfaces. In addition, this has a handle that can be quickly converted to handheld mode. With its versatile design and the ability to work effectively on any surface, it could be a worthy product that could be your cleaning buddy. Okay, I’ll admit it, I have already purchased one, and I must say: it’s worth it.
LG Window-Type Dual Inverter Aircon
This LG Window-Type Dual Inverter Aircon is really a hot item in the group now. With the scorching weather, we would want to grab an aircon that doesn’t only cools your home but also avoids getting high electricity consumption. The LG Window Type Dual Inverter (.80 HP) got an energy-saving feature, built-in WiFi, and can be controlled via the SmartThinQ app. In addition, this aircon also features an LED display with a simple selection control panel, multiple fan speeds, auto restart, and an auto evaporating system.
PHP 25,999 | Shop here.
The smart door locks that we usually see in Korean dramas are intriguing. Perhaps most of us dream of getting one! One of the smart locks that have gone trending on the group is the Samsung SHP-DS510. It sports a sleek and modern design and has an auto-lock function. The lock works in three ways: via number code, keycard, or manual keys. Powering the lock are four AA batteries. However, it also has a visual alert that indicates if it is running out of battery.
PHP 15,500 | Shop here.
Asahi XF 6077 Retro Wooden Stand Fan
Speaking of popularity, Asahi’s wooden fan would indeed be at the top of the list! Most of the group’s #TeamKahoy members flaunt their Asahi XF 6077 Retro Wooden Stand Fan featuring a refined wooden design. However, despite its wooden design, the blades and fan guard are made of metal. It comes with 16-inch fan blades, 3-speed control, a fan motor with thermal cutoff fuse, and oscillating action.
PHP 3,555 | Shop here.
Xiaomi Mi Smart Fan Pro
In case you want a smart fan, there’s Xiaomi’s Mi Smart Standing Fan Pro! It features seven fan blades and is equipped with a high-end DC brushes motor, combined with an algorithmic program to ensure smooth, stable wind output. The fan is made from a combination of aluminum and durable ABS plastic. It has four working speeds and five swaying angles: 30, 60, 90, 120, and 140 degrees.
The fan also boasts a slim design and adjustable height. Lastly, as a smart fan, it can also be connected with the Mi Home app, enabling users to set up multiple functions, such as adjusting swaying angles, setting the timer, accessing other smart features.
PHP 4,495 | Shop here.
Retro Electric Fan Humidification Tower Fan
This dainty two-in-one device functions as a humidifier and table fan. It features a brushless motor cross-flow fan, a noise reduction system, and a 220ml-capacity water tank. Moreover, the fan is USB-powered and supports three fan adjustments: low-grade, mid-range, and high-end air supply. This retro tower fan is up for grabs in Retro Green, White, or Pink color options.
PHP 999 | Shop here.
LASCO Smart Bulb
The LASCO smart bulb offers a wide variety of colors. It is compatible with Google Home, Alexa and can be connected to WiFi through the app Lasco App Control which you can install on your Android and iOS devices. However, do note that this bulb will not work with routers under 5Ghz or 5G. It is made out of Aluminum and has a lifespan of 20,000 to 25,000 hours. One of its cool features is that you can also set on and off schedule other than controlling it through the app.
PHP 649 | Shop here.
Pixel Alarm Clock
The Pixel Alarm Clock features a circular LED digital display. It is available in two versions: Regular and Enhanced. The Regular version has five functions: two sets of alarm clocks, Didi ring tone, sleepy alarm clock, adjustable ring size, and night light brightness adjustments. However, the Enhanced version secures the same features with advanced added functions such as five-alarm tones, voice-controlled night light, expressions on time, and temperature display. You may get this cute alarm clack in Pink or White.
PHP 580 – PHP 735 | Shop here.
Xiaomi Mi Smart Clock
If you prefer a clock that you can customize further, check out the Xiaomi Mi Smart Clock. It sports a 4.0-inch color touchscreen display that shows weather, time, calendar, and photos. With its built-in Google Assistant and Chromecast, it doubles as an entertainment hub and controller of other connected smart home devices, allowing voice control of different Mi smart devices. The device also supports home security video streaming from security cameras or casting content and music from smartphones.
Additionally, users may customize and control other connected devices to the Mi Smart Clock as a smart home device through the dedicated Mi Home App. It also works as a smart IoT hub with music streaming. Other features include a 1.5-inch full-range speaker, dual-microphone, and Bluetooth 5.0. It has dimensions of 133 x 68 x 81.5mm and weighs 272g.
PHP 1,999 | Shop here.
Retro Vinyl Record Player Bluetooth Speaker
If you are a fan of retro stuff, this one surely attracts you! This is something that could add aesthetic to your desk. Works as a Bluetooth speaker, this device supports up to 10m of reception distance. It is equipped with a 1000mAh battery, which could last up to 10 hours of playtime. Furthermore, you also may choose between four styles in various color options. What makes it even cuter is that it comes with cute stickers and a storage pouch.
PHP 439 – PHP 979 | Shop here.
There you have it, kapitbahays! Those are some of the best tech finds from Home Buddies. We know that the list could go longer and longer as there’s more tech stuff out there to discover! If you have anything else to share, don’t hesitate to leave a comment down below.
So, what’s your favorite budol so far?