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smarter than ever. Lucky for us, the newest devices and apps simplify tasks, make better use of resources and transform the way we live. Turning up the heating, dimming the lights and cueing your favourite music tracks - all can be done with the touch a button or a voice command without having to get up from the sofa (or even be in your house).
More and more of the devices in our homes come with an internet connection, hooked up to your wi  to do various “smart” things. And while the smart-home dream where everything just magically does your bidding without you having to lift a  nger is still a long way away, even the most mundane devices will soon be able to do something to make your life easier.
With the right gear you can make your home work more e ciently to  t in with your daily routines.
Perhaps you just want the lights to come on when you’re getting close to home. Maybe you want the heating
to  re up so it’s not using energy unnecessarily but it’s still toasty when you get in the front door. Or maybe you simply want to be able to shout “Red Alert” and see every room in the house bathed in a red glow to sate your fantasies of being Captain Picard standing on the bridge of the Starship Enterprise.
Whether it’s just to free yourself from the mundane inner workings of your house or something altogether wilder, we have put together a selection
of products, that can be added to any home, which could help to bring your house into the 21st Century and make life a lot techier but that little bit easier.
With the Apple Home app, you can easily and securely control all your HomeKit accessories. Ask Siri to turn o  the lights from your iPhone. See who’s at the front door on your iPad. Control things remotely with the help of Apple TV. Even tell your new HomePod to turn up the music. The Home app
When it comes to technology I
have to confess that I am a bit of a ‘techoholic’! If there is a new gadget, app or latest hot product on the market I am usually the  rst inline waiting to get my hands on it. So, when talking about technology for your home – this is right up my street!
As a business we always try to be ahead of the curve by delivering new and innovative products and services for our clients which make properties look their absolute best. These additional services that we o er have revolutionised the way we market our properties.
Our 3D Walkthrough, for example, allows you to totally immerse yourself in a property, while our drone photography helps you to get a bird’s eye view of a home.
In 2018 technology for your home is

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