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The Latest in Home Technology and Automation

Looking to make your home a little smarter? Smart home products have grown more popular and efficient in recent years, giving you control over things such as air quality and temperature right from your smartphone. Home automation products are continuing to make our lives easier than ever, with quick installations and simple designs. Here are a few of my favorite home technology and automation gadgets right now.

Wink Hub 2

The Wink Hub 2 is one of the most popular home automation devices on the market. By connecting with other devices in your home that use WiFi, Bluetooth and other networks, the hub stores them all in one easy-to-use place. Its quick setup allows you to connect faster and with more reliability. This latest version of Wink Hub also comes with better connectivity, more memory and a sleeker design. It even works with Alexa voice commands so you can go hands-free. Starting at just $99, you can buy your Wink Hub 2 HERE.

MyQ Garage Opener

This latest technology from the Chamberlain family of smart products gives you both control and piece of mind. The MyQ Smart Garage Hub can connect to almost every garage door opener from most brands made after 1993. With new Photo Eyes technology, you can check and control your garage door from anywhere, at any time. The MyQ Garage Hub syncs with other gadgets from the MyQ family such as internet connectors and sensors. It can also connect to other smart devices such as Nest. Get yours for less than $99.99 HERE.

Smart Air Filters

“A smart way to cleaner air.” These new smart air filters from Filtrete are the first-ever air filters with Bluetooth technology. Once you connect your filter to your phone’s app, it can give you information like real-time readings, outdoor air quality alerts and notifications when it’s time to replace. Each filter comes with it’s own sensor to provide you with the most accurate readings while keeping you safe and informed. Starting at just $21.99, you can find your nearest store location HERE.

Polaris 9650iQ Sport

This four wheel drive robotic pool cleaner is the newest update from Polaris. The 9650iQ Sport is designed for in-ground pools up to 60 feet long and comes with thick rubber wheels for navigating obstacles. This new version is also equipped with added WiFi capabilities to control the cleaner from your smartphone. The app allows you to schedule cleanings, troubleshoot the device and program to your exact specifications. Grab one today for $1,499 on their website HERE.

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About the Author

Ernie Carswell is one of the most accomplished and respected real estate agents in the industry today. With more than 25 years of experience in the business, Carswell’s extensive roster of satisfied clientele includes the likes of Fortune 500 CEOs, professional entertainers, top studio executives, leading attorneys, government officials, ambassadors, and foreign dignitaries.Carswell is one of the most admired names in luxury real estate and frequently receives accolades for his outstanding work in the press. He has been included in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Hollywood’s Top 25 Real Estate Agents” listing, in Variety’s feature on “Showbiz Real Estate Elite,” Billboard’s coverage of the “Top 15 Real Estate Agents Representing Musicians Today,” and was ranked in the top 100 Agents in the nation by the Wall Street Journal’s Real Trends.