Smart Home

Have you ever wanted to unlock your door with a fingerprint? Control the indoor and outdoor lights with your phone? You can do those things and more with a smart home. We show you how to get a home with connected technology and remote-operated devices that are designed to improve and simplify your life. We sift through the many options, including smart appliances, new apps, and smartphone and tablet innovation, and only bring you those that can make your life better. We give you tips and tricks for navigating the new home technologies and help you with buying decisions.

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Let's clear the air: Air purifiers have gotten an upgrade. There's real-time monitoring, Bluetooth capabilities, and new filters that pick up smaller pollutants than ever. Discover our best air purifier picks, plus tips for choosing a model that's right for your home.
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A smart thermostat can easily lower your energy bill, and the technology will transform the way you think about heating and cooling your home.
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Dogs are part of the family, too! Keep them safe without sacrificing style with these tips from our Safe & Sound Home series.
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Home offices are important now more than ever. For our Safe & Sound Home series, we sent a style expert to make sure one family's work room is up to our safety standards.
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As part of our Safe & Sound Home series, we invited a style expert to upgrade one family's nursery with some smart DIY solutions. See how we gave these new parents some peace of mind without sacrificing style.
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Safety features don't have to be boring. In our Safe & Sound Home series, style expert Emily Henderson shows one family how to improve their living room in a safe and stylish way.
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The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it can also be one of the most dangerous zones, especially with small children. Follow along with our Safe & Sound Home series as the style expert turns this kitchen into a safe cooking zone.
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As part of our Safe & Sound Home series, Emily Henderson traveled to one family's home for lessons in safety and style.
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Suffering from buffering? It's time for a Wi-Fi checkup. Start by calling your Internet service provider to make sure you're signed up for adequate Mbps for your needs. If you are, the following tips will maximize service.
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Say cheese! You're just about to take a photo when that little "Storage Is Almost Full" message pops up on your smartphone. Never miss a moment again with these clever hacks that are guaranteed to free up phone memory.
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Home innovation is like fashion: It's always changing. But with technology, how do you identify a worthwhile trend versus a flash-in-the-pan gadget? We compared our notes with tech guru Shelly Palmer to put together 20 important trends you should follow -- and paired them with a product that combines style and smarts.
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Increase your sense of security with the latest smart tech finds for your front door.
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As smart technology for the home continues to flood onto the market, we have our eyes on products that make a home smarter, safer, and more efficient. Here's what made our list.