How many of these top gadgets do you have in the home?
PUBLISHED: 16:28 06 September 2017
Forget substance over style - these must-have gadgets look as good as the function they perform so are a great addition to your home
Jarre AeroBull XS1 Bluetooth Speaker, from £469.94, Amazon
Available in matte black, glossy red or gleaming white, these speakers-disguised-as-bulldogs are bound to be a talking point.
Boasting 120 watts of aerial high-definition 2.1 sound with deep bass rendering, compatible via Bluetooth with any smartphone or audio source, built-in rechargeable battery and up to 10 hours of playtime, what’s not to love?
R4 Mk3 Integrated Music System, £699.99, Ruark Audio
This all-in-one music solution might look retro and devoid of any details, but don’t be fooled by the simplicity of the classic lines. The new R4 will take your listening pleasure to a whole new level, featuring DAB, DAB+ and FM Tuner with RDS, radio CD player, Bluetooth with AptX, USB charge and playback port, which all adds up to quality 21st century sound.
LG OLED65W7V Signature OLED HDR 4K Ultra HD Smart TV, 65’’ with Freeview Play, Picture-On-Wall Design & Dolby Atmos Sound Base Unit, £7,999, John Lewis
Meanwhile, LG’s ‘wallpaper TV’ can be mounted right against the wall with its super-skinny design (2.57mm). The OLED panel, 4K UHD resolution and HDR colour-scape create the closest thing to a cinema experience, while the bulky stuff you don’t want to see is housed in a separate LG OLED hub.
With a Smart TV webOS platform, Magic Remote (with point, gesture, wheel and voice control) and Freeview Play, it’s the supercar of the small screen.
Qeeboo Daisy Lamps, £52 each, Amara
Italian brand Qeeboo, known for its contemporary plastic furniture and playful designs, has added some wow factor to wild flowers and created these striking daisy lamps.
Place them on a desk, next to the bed or use them for backlighting to make your real plants glow (but we can’t promise they’ll grow!).
Audio-Image Mirror, £496, Roper Rhodes
Mirror, mirror on the wall... who has the best bathroom radio of them all?
This multimedia bathroom mirror boasts DAB and FM radio reception, a fully integrated digital display with scrolling text, touch sensitive controls, integrated stereo speakers – and a heated demister pad which prevents the mirror from steaming up.