With abundant gadgets for even simple household chores available in the market, one may argue that we are nearing the time when machines will take over the world. However, household gadgets have always worked towards making our lives simpler. Here is a list of some gadgets that will enthrall a few people, amuse some and sweep others off their feet.
George Foreman USB iGrill
Who doesn`t like a snack or two during work hours? The George Foreman USB iGrill fits the bill perfectly as it cooks just about anything; a regular grill can using a high-bandwidth Internet connection. One can simply make burgers or sandwiches by simply plugging in the iGrill to the computer and entering the instructions in a web-based interface. It uses USB 2.0 and works without an additional power supply.
Whirpool Polara Refrigerator Oven
The Whirpool Polara Refrigerator Oven is a superb device that is not only cooking savvy, but works as a refrigerator as well. One can program it hours earlier to begin cooking the meal at a certain time and up until that hour, it keeps the meal cool. By the time, one is free from her other works, the meal is ready to serve hot or cold as per the programming. The most interesting part is that one doesn`t have to worry at all in case she is late to take the food out of the oven – it cools the meal itself, if not taken out on time.
Walkstation is the must have equipment for those who like to stay fit and in shape, but don`t get enough spare time to workout. Walkstation is a treadmill that comes with a desk on top of it. While running on the treadmill, one can actually check her mails or important notifications. And who knows, someday she will be able to type while working out. This will actually make a great gift for workaholics rather than fitness freaks.
Potty Putter Toilet Mat Golf
In the recent years, golf has become a phenomenon in India and this much hyped game has been introduced in many different forms. This time around, it`s a golf mat for toilets. The Potty Putter Toilet Mat Golf consists of two golf balls, a cup and flag, a putter and a sign that reads `Do Not Disturb.` The mat is manufactured using the same material as that of a miniature golf course. Reading newspapers in the toilet is so cliché, embrace the new trend and master in sinking the shots in the cup.
The most advanced humanoid robot ASIMO that climbs stairs and walks independently. It can do everything any woman dreams of. Well, almost everything and just household chores are on the table. Designed by Honda, this 4`3`` tall robot cooks dinner, cleans the house, get the groceries, mows the lawn and whole lot more. It`s work time is one hour and comes with rechargeable 51.8V Lithium-ion battery. It is designed to comprehend various gestures and spoken commands. Moreover, it recognizes faces and voices as well.
USB Powered Mini Vacuum Cleaner
Keeping the workstation tidy is no longer a tiresome task. All one has to do is plug in a USB powered mini vacuum cleaner to his laptop or desktop and the workspace is dirt-free. Other than the USB plug-in, no external power supply is required to operate this vacuum cleaner. And the best thing is it`s compact size and light in weight design that makes it lot easier to suck in every bit of dust around the computer.
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