The use of technology in our day to day lives has made us more efficient and broadened the scope of our possibilities, both in the workplace and at home. The majority of people’s homes have a computer (or two, or three…), a smart TV and mobile devices. Many people even now use smart lighting and appliances, video surveillance, automatic feeding for pets, and the list goes on and on.
What many people probably don’t know is that there are several technology-related tips and tricks that can totally simplify your daily routine and make life much easier overall. Here are 5 awesome tech hacks to use in your home:
- Charge your mobile device faster
It may seem obvious, but disabling radio communications and other features by enabling Airplane mode will significantly reduce charging time. This hack may only save you a few minutes, but those few minutes may make all the difference in your busy schedule.
- Boost your Wi-Fi signal with a Wi-Fi Range Extender.
A Wi-Fi extender is used to extend the coverage area of your Wi-Fi network. If your router needs help getting the Wi-Fi signal to parts of your house or apartment, this gadget could be perfect for you. While you should first try moving your router to a central part of your house if this still doesn’t work you may want to invest in this useful device.
With your improved Wi-Fi connection, you’ll be able to do and accomplish more things than ever from home. Use your excellent Wi-Fi connectivity to get work done, or even to play online casino games if that’s something you enjoy.
- Hide your nighttime charging station in the drawer of a nightstand
Going to sleep is the perfect time to charge all of our devices and make sure we’re ready for the following day. But sometimes if we have too many devices, then all of the cables and plugs can clutter up our room. Keep your electronics organised by hiding a power strip in the top drawer of a nightstand and powering up all of your devices out of sight.
- DIY Speakers
If you’re looking for a quick solution for makeshift speakers, stick your phone in a plastic, paper or glass cup to turn up the volume in less than two seconds.
- Computer Shortcuts
How many of us work from home these days? Even if it’s just answering emails, paying our bills our shopping online, computers are a big part of our at-home life. Print out a list of shortcuts for your keyboard so you can work faster and more efficiently!