Oct 10, 2017 Tech

Found: The Only Smart Home Devices Worth Splurging On

by Megan Beauchamp
PHOTO:

Nicole Franzen

Contrary to popular belief, smart home devices aren't just for the tech-savvy. Even if you're not 100% sure how Wi-Fi works—we're with you—there are so many reasons to outfit your home with genius gadgets you can control with your smartphone.

If you're skeptical (i.e., even the idea of resetting your router is intimidating), hear us out: Wouldn't it be great to hang a TV in your living room that didn't look like a TV, but rather a piece of art? Or to cook a restaurant-quality meal at home? Believe it or not, there's a smart home device that can do these things. What a time to be alive, right?

Because we know from experience just how difficult navigating the aisles of an electronics store can be, we've perused the latest offerings on the market to determine which ones are really worth splurging on. Trust us—they'll make your life better (and easier). Ahead, these are the smart home devices your house is missing.