When it comes to apartment gadgets, terms like “useful” and “needs” are essentially relative. Whether a particular gadget is useful to you or is needed by your apartment depends on a number of factors including your apartment space and location, your profession, and even your lifestyle. Moreover, the term “gadget” encompasses a diverse item spectrum; stuff designated for a specific purpose like kitchen appliances, techie toys, entertainment system gizmos, and office paraphernalia.
There are certain gadgets today that are relatively universal in their usefulness. These are gadgets that much of the population does or would want to own and find necessarily useful in a certain sense of the word. So let’s explore examples from both sides of the spectrum, shall we?
Basic Household Gadgets For Any Apartment Dwellers
Having water purifiers around your apartment is very useful. Simply attach this gadget to your filter and your sink will freely flow clean and “purified” water. Save money, do the environment a solid, and stay hydrated in one fell swoop!
A consumer-electronics solution to apartment-cleaning needs! Taking floor cleaning into a whole new level, this vacuum bot is convenient and a time-saver. Just charge it up and it cleans your floors on a routine basis per your programmed orders. It’s diligent, too, cleaning under furniture on any surface type. And it’s equipped with GPS functionality to avoid bumping into whatever it’s vacuuming.
Yes, a microwave is neither new nor exciting, but the fact remains that it is one of the most useful household gadgets one can ever have. And if you want to eat hot food at home on a regular basis, your apartment probably needs one.
The Case of a Musician’s Apartment: A Location-Specific Gadget Experience
The capital of Texas, Austin is famously known as the “Live Music Capital of the World” for its close to 200 active music venues and flourishing musician communities.
Austin’s music scene-makers are hailed from all across the country. And their music business is almost inevitably transitory, requiring the innate mobility of their “offices”: practice spaces, recording studios, and performance arenas.
For musicians who rent Austin apartments for music-business purposes, there are cool gadgets that keep you and your music-making haven in harmony. Ideally, a musician’s apartment needs these remarkably useful gadgets especially made for musicians and music lovers alike:
Mini Amp Plugs
These pint-sized headphone instrument amps enable instant jamming whenever and wherever you are, with intensity cranked to your heart’s content.
Apple’s GarageBand App for iPad
Compose and live record everything for an album! Loaded with virtual instruments including keyboards and a drum kit, this entertainment-studio app is equipped with intuitive interface that lets you compose, play, and jam just like with the ordinary music instruments.
Dramatically reduces sound vibrations, green glue is an effective DIY soundproofing and insulation for the walls, ceiling, and floor of your apartment-cum-music studio.
At the end of the day, wherever and whatever the collective apartment-renting you may live or dwell for a living, and however you define gadgets, the bottom line is this: you love ‘em and you don’t want to live without ‘em!