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The home is becoming a hub of smart devices designed to make life easier. Check out some of the coolest home tech products available.

Google Home Max

Google took high fidelity to the max with its sound system. The device uses Smart Sound to adjust to the acoustics of a room. Users get a library of 40 million songs to choose from through YouTube Music, Spotify, Pandora and more. Users can stream music through it or plug it into a record player.

See what other gadgets you can add to the house to make it smart and some really cool devices for the home.

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Wink Hub 2

The offers more memory, Bluetooth support and better network support than the original. It improves connectivity between devices and supports Z-Wave products, Apple products and Alexa. It retails for $99.

Step into the future with some mind-blowing home devices and make sure smart devices stay fast on the Wi-Fi.

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Logitech Harmony Elite

Don’t get overburdened home tech items and check out system. It includes a remote that can access all smart home devices to lower the blinds, dim lights, lock the doors and other functions. It works with Alexa, Lutron, Roku, Hue, Sonos, Apple TV, Nest and Sony, among others. It’s available for $299.99.

See how home automation works instead of asking the kids. Make it look like you’re up on the latest technology by setting up your children with the best high tech devices for college.

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Netgear Arlo Pro 2

The captures 1080p HD quality video and has an option to keep nonstop recordings saved in the cloud. It also comes with a rechargeable battery, is weather resistant and has night vision. It will keep a rolling seven days of motion and sound-triggered recording for free. It is compatible with Alexa, IFTTT and Stringify.

There are even smart devices for your door locks and see how to save money on electricity by not letting electronics drain your bank account.

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ADT Pulse

has teamed with Amazon Alexa to allow homeowners to voice control their home security. Owners can tell Alexa to tell ADT to turn off a lamp or close a garage door.

Check out how to power a laptop with a car power inverter and other tech products you can add to the house.

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Abode Home Security Starter Kit

has provided total home security in one kit. The starter kit includes sensors for the mini door/window, a remote KeyFob and a motion sensor. It will send alerts to a phone anytime a door gets opened, if so desired. The gateway, abode’s central hub that connects all of the devices in the home, has a built-in 93-decibel siren and doors automatically lock when you leave. Also, an added camera can allow homeowners to see what tripped an alarm. It also works with Nest’s Camera and Thermostat to provide total security.

Make sure to prevent electrical overloads when loading up on smart devices and how to recycle old electronics when you upgrade.

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The comes with Amazon Alexa Voice Service built inside, which means the thermostat can help with recipes and paying music. It comes with a three-year warranty for $249.

See the benefits of a Wi-Fi thermostat and how to set up surge protection for the whole house.

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Hisense 10,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner With Wi-Fi

The Hisense portable air conditioner will cool down rooms up to 300 square feet and can be done with a mobile app. It won’t make a ton of noise either when cooling down a room. It does come with a steep price tag of $369.

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Philips Hue Bulbs

Philips has finally provided an answer to whether the lights were left on at home with its . The Hue app connects to the lights, which you can turn on and off remotely. The app also allows users to set schedules for lights.

Learn more about smart light switches and how to choose LED bulbs for the home.

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Anova Sous Vide with Bluetooth

If it's too cool outside to grill, try cooking in the  And this sous vide (a method of cooking food slowly in a vacuum-sealed pouch at a low temperature so as to retain most of the juice and aroma) precision cooking device will cook that roast or steak to the perfect temperature every time, and you can keep track of the cooking process via its Bluetooth system.

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June Intelligent Oven

Make cooking a breeze with the The countertop convention oven comes with a built-in camera that recognizes more than 20 foods and cooks them automatically. And the oven also boasts that it's easy to clean. Photo: Courtesy of

Perfect Bake Pro

The comes equipped with Bluetooth, three color-coded bowls, an oven thermometer, stainless steel scale and a LCD display to make baking easy. Use the recipe app to find out what you can make with what’s in your pantry. Perfect Bake will scale recipes to what you have available like if a recipe calls for a square pan but all you have is a round pan, the app will do the math for you. Once you begin mi the device will tell you when to stop pouring each ingredient.

Check out Perfect’s Drink Pro as well, but maybe after you’re done baking. You wouldn’t want any kitchen mishaps.

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Eufy RoboVac 11

The provides a quiet vacuum option for users. It does not have Wi-Fi but comes with a high-performance filter fit for finding pet hair. It can cover hard floors and thin carpet as well through the use of a remote or it will run automatically. It has a run time of 1 ½ hours on its batteries.

Still going analog for now, clean out that vacuum so it clears up like it’s brand new.

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iRobot Roomba 690

The has added connectivity with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant to provide a more complete integration of smart devices in the home. It also comes with the iRobot HOME app so you can clean and schedule cleaning from your phone.

Try a lo-fi vacuum cleaner fix to reach the tough spots at home and see what you’re not doing to keep your carpet long-lasting.

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Polaris 9650iQ Pool Cleaner Robot

has launched a robotic pool cleaner that can be controlled from a phone. A regular cleaning schedule can be set and the iAquaLink Control app will allow users to monitor the status of the canister.

See how you should be winterizing an in-ground pool and what safety tips you need to know for the summer.

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Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller Generation 2

Simply having an automatic sprinkler system is fine but it isn’t as comprehensive and environmentally conscious as . Rachio’s device will automatically calculate watering cycles based on the specifics of a yard. It will even set up custom zones all in an effort to minimize water usage and decrease runoff.

Not worried about upgrading, find what to do when an automatic sprinkler system breaks.

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Flow Air Quality Wearable device

Plume Labs has developed . Flow tracks four pollutants: particulate matter (PM2.5), which is fine dust and solid aerosol, PM10, nitrogen dioxide, which is emissions from diesel or power generation, and volatile organic compounds, which are chemicals found indoors or in the home.

Discover some natural ways to improve air quality at home and the role furnace filters play in air quality.

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Viio Bluetooth LED Mirrors

You can finally say, “Mirror, mirror on the wall …” without looking like a lunatic. Actually, the Viio Bluetooth LED Mirror can go in any room and all users to take phones calls while getting ready for the day or play music while showering.

If you don’t want to talk to yourself in the mirror, at least know how to hang a heavy mirror and towel bars in the bathroom.

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Kohler Shower

The is connected through a DTV+ showering system, which can create presents for your shower routine. Enjoy listening to classical music while you wash off? That’s a preset! You can preset sounds, water, steam, and lighting for the best shower experience. Once everything is set, just let the system know when to “start my morning shower.”

See what Kohler has concocted to connect smart technology to the bathroom. Keep the bathroom clean by taking care of the showerhead.

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Laundroid Laundry Folding Robot

No more folding laundry? Where do you sign up? will fold your laundry, for $16,000. Seven Dreamers, a tech company, created the Laundroid, which uses artificial intelligence to recognize a piece of clothing, folds it and has it ready for you to wear.

Make doing laundry fun for kids with a laundry chute and find out why putting jeans in the freezer isn’t that crazy.

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Nanoleaf Square Color-Changing Light Panels

Nanoleaf introduced its a little less than two years ago and they provide a level of creativity in interior design that hasn’t been seen before. The 12-sided panels can be arranged in any manner and emit any color so desired. It runs with Wi-Fi and is compatible smart devices like the Apple HomeKit and Amazon’s Alexa. The lights can be automated to simulate a sunrise with just your voice.

Check out how recessed lighting can create a dramatic effect and how to add a dimmer switch for another effect.

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Onelink Safe & Sound Smart Smoke Alarm

This smart smoke alarm from will send alerts to mobile devices and even pinpoint where the smoke is coming. The device also works with Alexa. It sells for $249.99. Stay safe by maintaining a smoke detector and learning safety tips for using alert devices.

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GE Appliances Family Hub Kitchen Tablet

GE’s Family Hub Tablet isn’t so much a tablet as it is say, a 27-inch touchscreen, called a tablet. A 27-inch TV used to be considered a fairly big TV. GE’s tablet is supposed to be located above the stove and it will control as many devices as you want. It will also have a camera to allow for video chats. GE released plans for it at CES in Las Vegas though it hasn’t revealed any pricing.

Find a place for a tablet of another kind in the kitchen and see some clever ways to hide tablet stands.

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Catolet Smart Automatic Litter Box

is the business of solving what to do with you cat’s business. Catolet has developed a device that connects to the water supply and sewage so a cat can go as they please without leaving a mess. The Catolet conveyor system removes the waste and cleans after itself. You might just have to see it for yourself.

If the cat doesn’t go for that, try a Dart Laser Toy that will send them up a wall. Just make sure to keep your pets safe with all of the high-tech toys.

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Arable Mark Crop Sensor

has created a tool designed to collect data around a farm like air temperature to soil moisture. It can help calculate crop yields and crop health, along with providing consumers with information on how the food was produced.

Stop invasive species from disrupting a garden and find out the benefits of an irrigation system.

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Magnet Driver DDN Total Tool

This makes a variety of projects a lot easier. The magnetic power will hold screws, nails and other hardware in place during projects and alleviate a number of headaches. The magnet band also makes work easier by giving DIYers a place to hold those screws and nails they need during a project.

Discover the magic of magnetic strips and some high-tech tools that come in handy.

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Nomad USB Hub

Charge five devices all at once with this It has four USB ports hidden underneath and the wireless charger sits on top for a versatile device.

See some other easy home tech additions.

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Smartclean Vision.5 Eyewear Ultrasonic Cleaner

The ultrasonic cleaning power of is appealing because the device can travel anywhere. Just add a little water and let the cleaning power shine up those shades. It runs $78 and cleans in just a few minutes.

Keep safety glasses, like this bifocal kind, around for some DIY projects.

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Scentee Machina Smart Room Diffuser

Now you can control the smell of your home through your phone, which isn’t really a bad thing. Instead of rushing to clean for house guests and letting loose a jet stream of air freshener, the can release snippets of scent throughout the day. There are 14 fragrances to choose from and the technology uses artificial intelligence to analyze your favorite smell. The company plans its first release for sometime in late spring.

Add some lemon around the house for an easy scent and learn to recognize what a bad smell from the basement means.

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Drone Remote Starter

Wish you could start your car from your office on a cold day before you leave work? DroneMobile has you covered. The technology connects your car to your smartphone for a remote start. offers two devices, the DR- module, which is $199.99 and the DR-3400, which is $159.99.

Try a more conventional remote starter and see what to do when technology fails on the road.

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Autoslide Smart Tag Pet Door Kit

If you let your dog out through a sliding glass door, then the is worth checking out. The kit works through RFID technology located inside of a Smart Pet Tag. As the dog approaches, the door opens. The sensor has a range of up to 10 feet. An app allows users to turn the sensor on and off. Convenience is expensive, this product retails for $890.

Or just keep the dog outside all the time with a kennel or a palatial residence.

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Satechi Type-C 75W Multiport Travel Charger

will power up MacBooks, iPads, iPhones, a Nintendo Switch and a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 among other devices. The multiport allows users to keep wall plug-ins a little clearer. It runs $64.99. Find other cool tools like this at Lowe’s.

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FoodCycler Eco Friendly Food Recycler

The eliminates much of the hassle of composting. Food scraps can be placed into the device and turned into a nutrient rich soil additive. The whole process takes three hours and can be especially helpful for eco-conscious apartment dwellers or those who don’t have time to maintain a compost pile. It can reduce kitchen scraps up to 90 percent and doesn’t require any additives. The carbon filtration system eliminates any odor and agitators break down the food while it’s heated.

Start a compost pile with a few tips and see how to compost scraps.

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Rubold Dog Dematting Tool

Rubold takes the pain out of dog grooming with its . It features rounded edge teeth to prevent scratching and passes through the undercoat without pulling hair.

See how to deal with pet hair around the house in the quickest way.

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Vinglacé Portable Wine Chiller

Keep the wine nearby when out on the patio sipping with some friends. will keep you and your friends comfortable. It’s a stainless steel, double walled container that is vacuum insulated to keep wine and champagne cool.

Solve another wine problem by learning how to open a bottle without a corkscrew and see the best place to store wine.

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FloaterPaddle 3-in-1 Swimming Device

Danilo Gerona created the after growing up in the Philippines swimming in a nearby river with whatever flotation device they could find. Later in life Gerona was swimming in a lake with a life vest but noticed the drag made it difficult to swim. It led him to create FloaterPaddle, a foam or inflatable device that allows children to float and move around with ease. The foam model sells for $49.95 and the inflatable model is available for $14.95.

Don’t set adrift dreaming about awesome backyard pools. Just remember pool noodles can do more than just provide entertainment in the pool.

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CHFUN Rechargeable Bike Tail Light

Bicyclists who use hand signals for their turns are great but those hand signals aren’t so visible at night. CHFUN has that problem solved with a rechargeable bike light that will signal a turn when a bicyclist leans one way or the other as they make a turn. It will hold a charge for around six hours.

Check out some cool ways to store a bike in the garage and how to stop thieves from stealing a bike in public. 

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Ring Beams Home Security Lights

Ring, a home security tech company, recently acquired LED light company Mr. Beams and announced the launch of several new security products that combine technology from both companies. One of the first collaborative efforts is Ring Beams Home Security Lights. The Mr. Beams lights will illuminate any motion they detect and work in conjunction with Ring’s security cameras and doorbells. An alert will be sent to any connected device when movement is detected so you can see from the camera what’s going on outside.

See how to choose motion detectors and find the brands that are built to last.

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Fantom Magnetic Hold-Open Doorstop

trip hazards around the house. The striker plate has a hold open dimple in the middle and a turned down stop lip on one side only. The lip prevents the door from heading over the door sleeve and the dimple holds the door in place. No more worrying about swinging doors or having to jam a doorstop under a door.

See how to install doorstops  and fix a rattling door.

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Methven Aio Modern Hi-Tech Design Bathroom Handheld Shower Handset

Discover one of the most unique showerheads available with the Methven Aio showerhead. Its halo design generates up to 25 percent more spray force than traditional showerheads. The water flows at 2.3 GPM and it’s limescale resistant. Perfect for avoiding any nasty showerhead cleaning. Not your style? Check out some other amazing showerheads.

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