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We all want to live in a hi-tech mansion designed by Tony Stark. Sadly, Tony Stark is not real, and Robert Downey Jr. refuses to be pen pals with us. However, these seven products will not only help you create your own futuristic abode in our Stark-less reality, but they'll also go easy on your wallet while you do it.
Disguised as an ordinary wireless speaker, this WiFi camera can connect to your smartphone so you can watch its feed anytime. Use it for home security, or as a way to solve the mystery of which dog has been peeing on the carpet. (Turns out the culprit was you sleepwalking the whole time!) And yes, it even records in night vision! Click here now to get the LizaCam for $109.99, 45 percent off the normal price of $199.
The ECOVACS DEEBOT will dutifully clean your floors while you lounge around, and it will never roll its eyes resentfully at you -- partly because it doesn't have eyes, and partly because we raised it better than that. It holds a two-hour charge, won't fall down stairs, and can even mop. You can schedule the DEEBOT to do daily or weekly cleanings, and using the accompanying smartphone app, you can even command DEEBOT to start cleaning from anywhere outside your home. You can get the DEEBOT now for $140, a 29 percent discount on its standard $199.99 price tag.
To quote our nation's top scientists, "The Aduro HomeDome Smart Outlet is the smartest of all the smartypants items out there." They legit said that, because this outlet has the power to make even dumb devices smart. Simply plug the Smart Outlet into the wall, plug any device or appliance into the Smart Outlet, and boom! Instant smart device. You can use the Aduro to turn your devices on and off, as well as set a schedule, set a countdown, and even create anti-theft timers. Click here now to get the Aduro HomeDome Smart Outlet for $19.99, 60 percent off the standard retail price of $49.99.
If you want to be able to shout at your air conditioner to cool the house down like some sort of crazed George Jetson, then you need the Sensibo Smart AC Controller. It's compatible with any remote-controlled AC or heat pump, and can integrate with Amazon Alexa or Google Home, so you can dictate the climate of your house with voice commands. You can even program your AC to react to the outdoor temperature and humidity, so your home will detect how warm it is outside and adjust accordingly. (Which might be useful if you want to save your voice.) The Smart AC Controller normally retails for $149, but if you click here right now, you can take advantage of a 33 percent discount and get it for just $99.
Whether you're concerned about burglars or trying to capture evidence of a poltergeist while you're away, it's hard to beat the iPM World HD 360 Degree 1080p Wireless IP Camera. This wireless marvel uses a complete HD panoramic view, allowing you to check your footage and rotate the camera -- all controlled by your smartphone. It even has night vision, since everyone knows burglars and ghosts do their best work at night. The iPM World wireless camera normally retails for $129.99, but if you click here right now, you can get it for just $44.99, a 65 percent discount.
Ever notice how futuristic stuff always looks like it smells good? Even Worf's room on the Enterprise still looked like it gave off that new spaceship smell. You're going to want your cutting-edge future house to smell as good as it looks, and for that, you need the Alexa-Compatible Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Diffuser. This guy connects to your smartphone, so you can control the mist intensity and even the color of the unit's LED lights from anywhere in the house. You can even connect it to Amazon Alexa and control it with your voice, presumably using your best Captain Picard impression. Click here now to get the diffuser for just $41, a 79 percent discount from the regular price of $199.
Comfort is a must in any home, and with global warming doing Zod knows what to the weather, you're going to want the EvaLight Evapolar personal air conditioner. This tiny device uses an evaporative cooling effect to control air temperature rather than Freon, and can power itself with any USB connection. It even humidifies the air and removes dust particles, because like any good robot friend, it likes to go that extra mile. Normally the EvaLight retails for $199, but right now you can get it at 25 percent off, just $149.
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