Best Tools for Clutter-Free Lifestyle 2015
Winter is always a season for reflection, particularly when it comes to your personal space — an influx of family, gifts and food leave most wondering where it all went. Take advantage of the extended time indoors by reorganizing your living situation with these clutter-killing solutions and remind yourself just how good home can be.
It’s high time your listening habits embraced the wireless age. The Bose SoundTouch™ systems make it easy to stream Internet radio, popular music services like Deezer, Spotify®, iHeartRadio™ and Pandora®, and your music library via Wi-Fi® or AirPlay® with the touch of a button. The SoundTouch™ Portable system’s built-in lithium ion battery also means there’s no need for constant tethering to the wall. The free SoundTouch™ app helps you easily personalize up to six presets, which can be found on the top of the system or the included remote. Ambitious types can simply add more SoundTouch™ systems for a multi-room experience. Play the same music throughout your home, or listen to different music in different rooms. Talk about making music simple.
The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
Clearing your head can have a bigger impact on your sanity than clearing your home. In an era exploding with information, neuroscientist Dr. Daniel Levitin’s latest book provides plenty of advice on how to smartly process and manage the tidal waves of thoughts bombarding us on a daily basis.
Lyve Home Studio
It’s great that we’re taking more photos than ever before across a wide range of devices — until it comes time to organize it all. The Lyve Home is an innovative device that automatically and wirelessly backs up photos from cameras, smartphones and tablets. Smart software also instantly organizes your images, playing them back as an endless slideshow on the integrated 960 x 549-pixel display.
Twelve South HiRise for iMac
Twelve South’s HiRise is a great one-two punch for messy desks. It positions your iMac or Apple monitor at a more ergonomic height for viewing and stores anything from a hard drive, keys, a wallet, or even a Mac Mini neatly underneath.
The days of needing a football field’s worth of wires to create the ultimate home theater are over. Belkin’s screencast wirelessly transmits audio and video signals traditionally sent over HDMI, allowing savvy installers to hide components like Blu-ray players, cable boxes, and receivers away from a TV and out of sight.
Blue Lounge Soba Cable Management
Can’t bare to part with your existing office furniture? The Soba cable management system from Bluelounge can at least keep wires at bay. Its unique Vortex technology neatly bundles cords together to follow any path that you like.
Bellroy Slim Sleeve Wallet
Stop imitating Constanza. Bellroy’s Slim Sleeve Wallet may look small, but some clever configuration and reduced padding still lets it hold spending cash plus up to eight cards. Swap it out for your existing billfold and your jeans and back will thank you.