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7 Tech Upgrades for Your Home and Family

7-tech-upgrades-for-your-home-and-familyWe are living in an incredible age, filled with technological advances that once were the staple of science fiction stories. Many of us grew up daydreaming about how cool it would be to own such products. Now your home can be a part of the future with these awesome high tech upgrades.

Make Your Food Smarter

You may have seen smart fridges showing up in your local appliance stores. Many of these are self-cleaning, monitor items you are running low on, and even play media on and let you browse the internet on their face. You can check your fridge for items to buy via an app that peeks inside.

Create the Ultimate Home Theater

Having a place to watch movies and TV, listen to music and play games is a dream for most. You can create an incredible system using modern technology that will sync up to your network, and all devices. Quite often they will come with inexpensive home theater installation, as well.

Keep Your Family Safe

Above everything else, making sure your family and home are safe are a priority. There are now security systems that connect to an app on your devices. You can check live cam footage, be alerted to motion detection, and even lock and unlock doors from anywhere.

Consider Getting a Robotic Buddy

Robots are no longer a dream for the future. There are real robots that act as home companions, which can be purchased right now. They interact, learn, and can even perform some tasks. They also offer increased security for your home.

Sleep Better

Imagine a bed that electronically opens and shuts shades to control the lighting in your space. Or that maintain the perfect temperature that can be adjusted through your phone. These are just some of the features of modern smart beds.

Get Green With an Indoor Garden

You don’t have to limit your indoor gardening to a windowsill of herbs. You can get environmentally controlled greenhouses that go into your home and grow everything from herbs, to rare flowers, to fruits and vegetables. Best of all, they can be customized to fit any space.

Control Your Environment

A smart thermostat is one of the better investments you can select for your home. It allows you to control the temperature through customized preferences. You can monitor or change your settings from your phone. You will also save a ton of money on your heating and cooling bill.

Make Your House a Tech Lovers Dream!

These are only some of the unbelievable modern products that are showing up in stores today. You can turn your home into a futuristic haven, and make your life (and the lives of your family) easier than ever before. What a time to be alive!

Tim Esterdahl

Tim Esterdahl is the editor of IFCS blog. He is a married father of three and enjoys golf in his spare time.
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