Smart devices and services for your connected life.
As technology revolutionizes the way we live at home and on the go, we turned to Tech Expert Steve Greenberg who partnered with a few of his favorite brands for a look at some of the smart tech ideas to dial in for spring 2018. These picks should really help simplify your life this year!
Let’s face it, we all use mobile devices on the go…and sometimes they break. We found an affordable quick solution if you find yourself in a bind!
We Fix It® Phone Repair inside Batteries Plus Bulbs®
Broke the glass on your smartphone? Join the club—who hasn’t? Don’t know where to get it repaired? Batteries Plus Bulbs has in-store We Fix It® Repair Centers in over 700 locations nationwide. For most smartphones and tablets, they will do screen repairs, screen protection, water damage repairs, and much more. We Fix It Repair Centers also replace watch, keyless entry and phone batteries, as well as rebuild battery packs. Cracked screen repairs can be as low as $80, all repairs come with a 6-month warranty, and the turn-around time is usually under an hour. No appointment needed, but you can save $10 by scheduling an appointment online at www.batteriesplus.com/repair.
- Pricing as low as $80 for cracked screen repair; varies by device and type of repair.
- Available for purchase at Batteries Plus Bulbs stores and by making an online appointment by visiting www.batteriesplus.com/repair.
- For more information, visit www.batteriesplus.com/repair.
Setting up a connected home doesn’t have to be confusing. Here is a go-to idea to get you started!
Vivint Smart Home System
Creating a smart home is easier than you think – you don’t have to buy multiple products, install them yourself and get them all to work together. Vivint Smart Home gives you a complete security and smart home system with professional installation.
Your system can include everything from doorbell and security cameras to smart locks and motion sensors. Use the doorbell camera to answer your front door or receive a package when you’re not home. The indoor camera with two-way talk is perfect for checking in on kids, pets or elderly parents.
Control your entire home from a single app, including lights, locks and temperature, or by using your voice with Amazon Echo or Google Home.
- Priced at $549.99 for the Starter Kit, with monthly service plans starting at $39.99.
- Available for purchase at the Vivint Smart Home website and Best Buy.
- For more information, visit www.vivint.com.
Now, let’s get connected outside the home! We have the perfect solution for the perfect lawn!
Gro 7-Zone Controller
Simplify your life with the power of smart watering. Gro™ 7 Zone Controller automatically programs itself based on real-time local weather data. The result is an automatically adjusted irrigation plan tailored for your lawn and garden that can be monitored from anywhere, at any time, from your smartphone or tablet over this Wi-Fi enabled system. Impress your neighbors with the push of a button. Turn your sprinklers on or off from our Gro™ Connect app.
- Priced at $149.99.
- Available for purchase at most national hardware retailers such as Home Depot, Do It Best, Amazon and www.mygro.com.
- For more information, visit www.mygro.com.