Adrian Grenier is doing it, and so is Sof?a Vergara--embracing smart home technology, that is. "Connected homes are going from geek to mainstream because of new devices that make it super-easy to engage with your space," says Martin Despain, director of Intel's Smart Home project. "If you're just getting started, try one device first to evaluate your needs, then expand from there."
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Here, our picks for the best new devices and services to make your home more functional than ever before.