No matter how cutting edge something is, it will get obsolete at some point. That’s just the circle of life for technology. However, that doesn’t mean you have to throw away your old stuff and splash the cash on something brand new. Here’s a look at some gadgets available on Amazon that can breathe new life into your old devices. Keep in mind that these devices are selected based on the specifications and features that they have to offer.
The Logitech 980-001276 Bluetooth Audio Receiver lets you turn your old speakers into smart speakers. The device connects to your speakers via an aux cable, it then connects to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth. The device has a range of about 15m and is powered by any USB port.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick connects to any TV with an HDMI port and adds smart functionality to it. This means that you’ll be able to stream content from apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar and YouTube directly to your TV. Since the device comes with Alexa built-in, you can simply control the various features via voice or ask Alexa to help you find what you’re looking for.
The Helea 10A Wi-Fi Smart Plug lets you add basic IoT functionality to almost any device. The smart plug is connected to a wall socket, with the deice then powered through the plug. You can then use either the app or a digital assistant like Alexa or Google Assistant to turn the power on or off.
The Oakter Okaremote is a universal remote that uses an IR blaster to control remote-controlled devices in your room. This could include set-top boxes, TVs, ACs and more. It comes with an app, so you can use your phone to control the various device. However, it is compatible with Alexa and Google Assistance, so you can control the various device via your voice, provided you have a device with built-in Alexa or Google Assistant.