Digital Mundane

Seeking efficiency, consumers turn to mobile methods of everyday chores

Implications - While maintaining household and familial obligations is often top priority, daily responsibilities can weigh heavily on consumers looking for ways to relax and unwind. Seeking to maintain everyday efficiency in a more convenient manner, consumers are turning to mobile apps and high-tech gadgets to manage such things as cooking and appliances in a more pragmatic way. Mobile methods of at-home management speak to a desire for less time-consuming, and more digitally efficient techniques of everyday living.
SCORE: 4.2
Mild Top 6 Examples: 17,103 Total Clicks Jun 13 - May 14
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Home-Controlling Light Switches - Experience Automation Like Never Before with the WeMo Light Switch
SCORE: 4.4
Warm 5,321 Clicks Pub: Jul 25, 13
Home-Controlling Light Switches
Experience Automation Like Never Before with the WeMo Light Switch
Coming home to a dark house isn’t just a little unnerving but also a little bit dangerous, which is where the WeMo Light Switch can come in handy for easily adding seamless automation to your... [More]
Integrated Concierge-Style Cookers - The NUKE Cooking System Does It All While Keeping You Safe
SCORE: 5.1
Warm 3,316 Clicks Pub: Apr 9, 14
Integrated Concierge-Style Cookers
The NUKE Cooking System Does It All While Keeping You Safe
The NUKE cooking system is a one-of-a-kind system that gives users peace of mind while providing fragrant and delicious food at the touch of a button. Savannah College student Talia Brigneti has... [More]
Home-Controlling Phone Apps - This 'Benki' Phone Add-on Gives Even More Power to Smartphones
SCORE: 4.6
Warm 3,511 Clicks Pub: Jun 16, 13
Home-Controlling Phone Apps
This 'Benki' Phone Add-on Gives Even More Power to Smartphones
The ‘Benki App-Enabled Smart Kit’ is a phone add-on that permits users to connect appliances to their cellphones. Smartphones already serve a myriad of purposes in our lives from serving... [More]
Digital Home-Controlling Blocks - The 'DigitalSTROM' Uses Smart Blocks To Control Your Home
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 2,535 Clicks Pub: Nov 14, 13
Digital Home-Controlling Blocks
The 'DigitalSTROM' Uses Smart Blocks To Control Your Home
The idea behind swiss company, DigitalSTROM, is to integrate technology with your home. The tiny LEGO-like blocks aren’t your average child’s play toy, they are actually extremely... [More]
Digital Heat-Monitoring Cooking Aids - The iDevice Kitchen Thermometer Premiered at CES 2014
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 1,448 Clicks Pub: Jan 9, 14
Digital Heat-Monitoring Cooking Aids
The iDevice Kitchen Thermometer Premiered at CES 2014
The iDevice Kitchen Thermometer will help improve your cooking skills while you chill out in another room. This gadget is a little like the recently revealed iGrill that launched at the start of the... [More]
Appliance-Controlling Adapters - The Zuli Smartplug Turns Lights on Automatically When You Enter
SCORE: 3.8
Untested 972 Clicks Pub: Jan 6, 14
Appliance-Controlling Adapters
The Zuli Smartplug Turns Lights on Automatically When You Enter
Among other many features, the Zuli Smartplug can activate your reading light automatically when you take a seat in your living room. It can turn turn on your porch lights when you’re out of... [More]