Could your home do with an IQ boost?
July 5, 2021
A connected home is a smart home. Discover how Snaffle’s wide range of smart rental products can transform your life — for the better.
At Snaffle, we believe in making things simple. Our rental contacts, for example, are flexible and offer access to the latest products at bite sized payments. Do you know what else makes things simple? A connected home full of smart TVs, speakers, and other devices.
What is a smart device?
A smart device is one with the ability to connect and communicate with other nearby gadgets. These devices form what is known as the Internet of Things — a vast, interconnected network consisting of billions of different electronic products.
While our phones and watches could be considered smart, the term has more recently been adopted to describe devices we might not assume to have network capabilities — like refrigerators, televisions, and cars.
Virtual home assistants, including the Google Nest Mini are also a recent development in smart technology that has completely revolutionised the way we live.
Safety and security considerations
As great as these products are, it’s important to always keep safety and security in mind when providing personal information to an interconnected network.
If not set up correctly, many smart devices can open your home up to a wide range of security risks. The good news is that protecting yourself is relatively easy with these simple tips:
Many smart devices require you to set up an account. Be sure to use a strong password that cannot be easily hacked.
You should also make sure your Wi-Fi network is private and encrypted.
Smart device manufacturers — particularly Apple and Google — regularly release updates to patch bugs and security vulnerabilities. Check regularly to see if there are updates available for your device.
Snaffle yourself one of these great products!
Here at Snaffle, we know what our customers want — a streamlined life. That’s why we’re happy to offer a wide range of smart devices, such as smart TV rentals, to help you stay connected.
Want to move your media from the small to the big screen? A Chromecast is what you’re looking for. This smart technology enables you to stream from your phone, tablet, or laptop device, straight to your TV for a simplified entertainment experience.
Wouldn’t a personal assistant make your life easier? Enter the Google Nest Mini. This miniature device packs a powerful punch, with the ability to stream your favourite music, control other smart devices in your home, and provide up-to-date news and weather forecasts.
No smart TV? No worries. An Apple TV allows you to enjoy your favourite content from Netflix, Stan, iTunes, and more in crystal clear high definition. Plus, everything can be controlled from the comfort of your couch with voice-activated Siri functionality.
Why you should rent your next smart home product through Snaffle
Buying isn’t your only option when it comes to getting your hands on the latest smart devices. Thanks to Snaffle’s rental options, you will have your hands on your dream product in no time. Avoid the shock of large, upfront costs with easy to manage, bite-size payments.
At Snaffle, we understand that our customers are looking for the latest and most innovative products. With flexible contract lengths to suit your financial needs you can choose from a short 1-year rental, a longer 3-year contract, or somewhere in the middle.
To rent appliances with Snaffle, you can apply online or by calling 1300 286 593. You’ll need to provide two forms of identification, a reference, and some basic financial information. Once your application has been approved and you have made your first payment, we will have your product delivered within 10 business days.