Home Tech

The future is now: these smart homes showcase how cutting-edge home tech can serve the modern lifestyle. From security systems to smart lighting to intelligent kitchen appliances, these tech-savvy homes inspire us to integrate smart home solutions into our own living spaces.

Boost Your Internet Speed With These New 5G Wi-Fi Routers
Boost Your Internet Speed With These New 5G Wi-Fi Routers
Home is where the Wi-Fi is. Whether you’re settled or nomadic, optimize your connectivity with the latest high-performance 5G routers.
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The Frame by Yves Behar for Samsung
The Frame provides a new way to express yourself in your home that brings together art, entertainment, technology, and design.
8 Smart Gadgets to Supercharge Your Kitchen
Equip your kitchen with these smart home technologies for a boost in convenience, efficiency, and productivity.
Instantly Make Your Home Healthier With Airmega
Instantly Make Your Home Healthier With Airmega
Combining cutting-edge smart technology with sleek, modern design, Airmega’s air purifiers promote a healthy home environment without skimping on style.
A Dutch Couple Are the First Tenants of This Boulder-Shaped 3D-Printed Home
The Flintstones-style home in Eindhoven is the first legally habitable house in Europe with 3D-printed load-bearing walls.
How Technology Can Improve the Lives of Older Adults
Joseph Coughlin, the founder and director of MIT’s AgeLab, shares his insights on aging in place.
Make Over Your Home Office With These Game-Changing Goods
We’ve gathered an assortment of work-from-home items that are as attractive as they are functional.
Goodbye, Smart Home?
Is 2021 the year we give up on gadgetry and embrace a more elegant home intelligence?
How to Find the Best Home Security System to Suit Your Space
We’ve rounded up the best systems designed to secure your home—no matter your space and needs.
This Tiny 3D-Printed Cabin Makes a Big Statement About Sustainability
HANNAH utilizes salvaged materials, 3D printing, and robotic technology to create an otherworldly cabin in upstate New York.
This Los Angeles Bungalow Hides a (Nearly) Invisible Shield 
of High-Tech Home Protection
This Los Angeles Bungalow Hides a (Nearly) Invisible Shield of High-Tech Home Protection
In Long Beach, California, a renovated Spanish bungalow integrates a powerful network of home security devices–but they won’t be the first thing you notice.
To See or Not to See? The Evolution of Whether and How to Hide Television Screens Comes Full Circle
What should you do when your flat screen feels like a big black hole swallowing your decor? TV makers are offering all kinds of solutions.
Mighty Buildings Makes Stylish, 3D-Printed Prefabs Starting at $115K
An Oakland startup combines prefab design and 3D printing to create cost-saving backyard homes.
We Charge Our Phones and Our Cars. Is it Time to Charge Our Homes?
The latest smart home energy storage systems pack plenty of power into sleek, barely visible forms.
Are High-Tech Tabletop Farms the Future of Food?
A new generation of pantry gardens takes local produce to the next level—but do they have a future in every kitchen?
This 3D-Printed Village Aims to House 40% of Austin’s Homeless Population
Last fall, ICON 3D-printed a welcome center for a new type of community in Austin, Texas—and now the first homes are complete.
Breathe Easy With These Tried-and-True Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution
It’s a global crisis, but there are ways to protect yourself.
This Shape-Shifting Pad in Hong Kong Challenges What You Think of Smart Homes
Sim-Plex Design Studio transforms a tiny apartment into a flexible, four-bedroom home whose Zen-inspired interiors belie high-tech features.
9 Home Gadgets From CES 2020 You Won’t Want to Miss
From an adorable robot shaped like a ball to an invisible smart door lock, here are nine fun, useful, and stylish gadgets we spotted at CES 2020.
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About IKEA’s Big Bet on the Smart Home
As big tech dominates the smart home realm, IKEA is flanking the industry with an approach all its own.
What Does Opting Into Home Automation Mean for Privacy?
With the rapid evolution of the smart home, has privacy become just another setting?
How Human-Centric Lighting Is Changing the Way We Illuminate Our Homes
Read what experts and designers say about our body’s response to light as an aesthetic experience.
Vitruvi’s Diffuser Looks as Good as It Makes Your Room Smell
Give your home a sensory lift with this sculptural stone diffuser.
About Face
Solar panels have a reputation as being unsightly, but this U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon show home sheds the stereotype that photovoltaic arrays are eyesores.
This Tiny Home Was 3D Printed in Half a Day For Less Than $2,000
SQ3D just 3D printed an entire home in less than 12 hours—and the process used about as much current as a standard hair dryer.
28 Marvelous Amazon Prime Day Deals For Your Home
It's that time of the year—bask in the glow of the best deals for Amazon Prime Day 2019.
12 Pendant Lights We Really, Really Want From Lumens' Sale—Ending Sunday
No matter what your style is, we guarantee you'll love one of the hundreds of lighting fixtures that are up to 75 percent off until Sunday, June 30.
12 Air Purifiers That Will Help You Breathe Easy During Sneeze Season
Zap dust, bacteria, smoke, and other pollutants with these state-of-the-art air purifiers that are also easy on the eyes.
A LEGO-Like Home Powered Entirely by the Sun Pops Up in Times Square
Prefabricated, solar-powered, and filled with cutting-edge technology, the FutureHAUS is the smart, sustainable home of tomorrow.
The World’s First 3D-Printed Village Is Coming to Latin America This Summer
The walls of each home can be printed in just 24 hours with nearly zero waste.