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From smart watches to smart kettles, technology is entering homes at the speed of light.

 

One of the biggest home technology trends for 2018 is that devices now provide many uses — just one function won’t cut it anymore.

 

A new voice activated mirror recently came out that changes the lighting, tells you the weather and plays music as you get ready. There’s a door alert system that not only provides lighting but also extends the home’s wifi.

 

Part of it is an issue of space and availability of outlets — why buy an item that only does one thing when the same sized device does many functions?

 

Home security is a key example of how technology in the home is taking off.

 

Many of the security systems on offer are fully integrated and often include functions that are not typically associated with home safety like lighting and doorbell ring tones.

 

Almost all the systems now include an option to lock and unlock doors and keep an eye on the situation remotely via wifi.


Technology is not always cheap but when used right can help you save money in the long run.

 

For example, monitoring devices can help curb energy use because it gives you real-time data. Smart thermostats and lighting systems, which are programmable, can also help save money by only using energy when you need it.

 

Simple safety improvements like smart thermostats, smart fire detectors and smart carbon monoxide detectors are a bonus when selling a home too.

 

A survey by Smart Home Marketplace recently found that 70 per cent of homebuyers want these kinds of features in a home and so a few inexpensive touches can really make it stand out to buyers.

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Silver Skate Festival (Feb. 9 – 19)

Nearly three decades of sports celebrations, this festival is rooted in Dutch tradition and love of winter.

 

Proteus Saxophone Quarter (Feb. 17)

Redefining the tradition of saxophone in this vibrant and vivacious concert.

 

Indian-inspired meals (Feb. 22)

Who needs to order in when you can learn to make your own delicious meals.

 

Intersect (Feb. 23 – 24)

Dynamic ballet performance, bringing together two very different pieces.

 

Swing n’ skate (until Feb. 25)

Local bands bring the swinging, the swaying and the jazz to this free event every Sunday.

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