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Chores you can do from the sofa

At AO we’re all about making your life easier. There are loads of gadgets and appliances that use smartphone apps and wireless technology to help you get the chores done while you’re on the sofa. From getting the washing done to keeping an eye on your food, here are some exciting ways that Hoover and Siemens are making our lives easier. This smart tech will do all the work for you, so maybe it’s time to think about upgrading?

Perfect cleaning without lifting a finger

Who isn’t super-busy these days? Luckily you can keep things ticking over just by using your phone. Hoover’s Wizard Wi-Fi app lets you start the washing machine on its own and it will help you choose the most suitable cycle. You can also check in with the dishwasher, to make sure your pots and pans are sparkling ready for dinner. Don’t let that pesky washing up get in the way of your favourite TV shows ever again!

Easily cook up a storm

Cooking isn’t meant to be a chore, but if it’s dragging you down there’s a few things you can do to make it easier. With Siemens’ Home Connect app you can preheat the oven so that it’s up to the right temperature when you get home. You can also use it keep track of how long you’ve been boiling the veg on the hob. Hoover’s Wizard-connected cooker hood can even detect any smoke in the kitchen – so you can rescue that spag bol from burning!