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High-tech gift guide for a smart home

From Smart TVs to connected music systems, here's how to impress the tech obsessed this Christmas.

Technology is rapidly changing Australian homes - the rise of fast broadband is resulting in smarter homes, and consequently more advanced gadgets.

In the lead up to the season of giving, here's a high-tech gift guide for the technophile in your life.

All round jamming: Bose SoundTouch® 30 Series III wireless music system

Sound experts Bose have released their most powerful wireless music system yet.

With unquestionable quality and excellent base, the speakers link to your home WiFi almost instantly, and are navigated via a powerful app available on smartphones and tablets that turns them into the SoundTouch's remote control.

Experience immersive viewing: Samsung Series 9 88-inch JS9500 Curved 4K SUHD TV

Samsung has taken the next step in television innovation with its latest (and largest) curved-design model.

Other than being a Smart TV, meaning it enables you to connect to the Internet, other standout features include Ultra HD and Nano Colour, making it the essential device for home-theatre setups and marathon movie sessions.

Light up your home: Belkin WeMo® Light Switch

Last year, Belkin released the WeMo® Crock Pot – a WiFi slow cooker. While that product is not available in Australia yet, also part of the same range and available in Australia is the WeMo® Light Switch.

Released last year, it allows you to turn lights on and off from anywhere – from across the house, from the backyard, or from the other side of the world.

One remote to rule them all: Bang & Olufsen BeoRemote One

Danish electronics company Bang & Olufsen are amongst the front-runners revelling in the rise of connected homes.

From TVs to fireplaces and blinds, the BeoRemote One syncs all smart devices regardless of brand to one extruded piece of aluminium. This allows owners to control all WiFi-connected devices with just one click.

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