Introduction to 10 High-Tech Home Innovations
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Many of today's home tech products center around one goal: to make your life simpler.

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Smart home technology has been around for years, and just like any other electronics, home technology is always improving. Home tech products use computers and other futuristic gadgets to perform a variety of automated tasks that are generally centered around one goal: to make your life simpler. Some products turn on the lights when you enter a room; others can start dinner in the oven before you ever leave work. Of course there are those home tech innovations that we buy just to make life more fun -- think 3-D TV. So let's take a look at 10 high-tech innovations and see how they can make life at home easier and more enjoyable.