7 Smart Gadgets That Will Make Mornings Less Miserable
Smart gadgets for busy mornings
Are your weekday mornings typically a mad rush to get out of bed, get dressed, and out the door? To the rescue: smart gadgets that make busy mornings a little bit easier. From an app that helps you locate your keys (who can remember where you put them down the night before?) to a toothbrush that tells you where you are—and aren't—brushing, these genius tech tools will help you start your day stress-free.
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Witti Beddi Intelligent Alarm Clock with Smart Home Integration
To buy: $100; bedbathandbeyond.com
This smart alarm makes the inevitable less annoying. "I love getting up to Spotify playlists rather than obnoxious beeping," says Molly Ade, associate video producer. "The gradual wake-up light is a plus, too."
To buy: $129; bestbuy.com
This voice-activated assistant "keeps me organized," says Lisa Lombardi, executive editor. "I’ll ask, ‘What’s the weather?’ ‘What’s my schedule?’ ‘How do I make egg cups?’"
Philips Sonicare FlexCare Platinum Connected toothbrush
To buy: $200; target.com
Up your brushing game with personalized feedback. "The app shows spots you miss," says Patricia Dunn, assistant photo editor. "My teeth feel cleaner."
To buy: $299-$499; ouraring.com
An activity tracker that helps you sleep better, too: "I can see how long I’m in deep sleep," notes Anthea Levi, assistant editor.
To buy: $25; amazon.com
This device hooks onto essential items and solves "Where are my keys?" moments, says research editor Michael Gollust: "I tap through the app and hear it ringing."
To buy: $150; amazon.com
"I hate when my coffee is cold by the time I get to work," says reporter Kristin Canning. "This mug keeps it at the temp I like for up to two hours on the go."