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The top 5 must-have gadgets for the home - how many have you got?!

PUBLISHED: 16:50 06 September 2017

Samsung The Frame UE55LS003 Art Mode Smart TV, £1,999, available from Curry's. Picture: PA Photo/Handout

Samsung The Frame UE55LS003 Art Mode Smart TV, £1,999, available from Curry's. Picture: PA Photo/Handout

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More top gadgets for the home to make your life that little bit more luxurious

Miele KWT 6112 ig Wine Conditioner, £2,449, available from Miele. Picture: PA Photo/HandoutMiele KWT 6112 ig Wine Conditioner, £2,449, available from Miele. Picture: PA Photo/Handout

Samsung The Frame UE55LS003 Art Mode 55’’ Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR LED TV, £1,999, Currys

It’s art, but not as we know it. Samsung’s new lifestyle TV ‘The Frame’ turns into an ultra-modern canvas when not in use, and thanks to the in-built ‘Art Mode’ feature, you can select artworks from more than 100 specially curated pieces, or display your own photos.

Available in 65” and 55”, there’s a selection of frames to suit your space, including oak and walnut finishes, along with a frame bezel available in walnut, beige and white.

Lucet LUC CH Electronic Tap, £1,014, available from Caple. Picture: PA Photo/HandoutLucet LUC CH Electronic Tap, £1,014, available from Caple. Picture: PA Photo/Handout

SONY Xperia Touch Portable Projector, £1,399, Selfridges

Imagine if you could turn any surface in your home into a touchscreen? Critics think the latest in home projector technology may change the way we watch video, play games and listen to music – and it could even change the way we cook.

The infrared light array, with 60fps camera system, featured in this nifty projector turns a flat surface into a 23-inch touchscreen. Clever.

SonyXperia Touch Portable Projector, £1,399, available from Selfridges. Picture: PA Photo/HandoutSonyXperia Touch Portable Projector, £1,399, available from Selfridges. Picture: PA Photo/Handout

KWT 6112 iG Built-in Wine Conditioner Unit, £2,399, Miele

Want to take your taste for fine wine to new heights? This built-in wine conditioner will temperature-control 18 of your favourite bottles and can even accommodate magnums (always too bulky for the fridge!).

With storage over three levels, each rack can be personalised so you can list the vintage, producer or style. Touch controls offer a temperature range of 5-20°C, and the UV resistant glass door protects your precious stock from sunlight. Cheers!

Caple DD940BK Induction Downdraft Extractor, from £3,690, available from Caple. Picture: PA Photo/HandoutCaple DD940BK Induction Downdraft Extractor, from £3,690, available from Caple. Picture: PA Photo/Handout

DD940BK Induction Downdraft Extractor, from £3,690, Caple

Extractor fans aren’t exactly exciting, but there’s nothing worse than pungent cooking smells after you’ve prepared a delicious meal.

With cutting-edge plasma technology, this latest, ultra-sleek model purifies the air and eliminates any whiffs. Fully integrated into the 90cm black glass induction hob, the motor draws air through the ducting towards the filter, where it’s purified and cleaned, eradicating 95pc of odours.

LUC/CH Lucet Electronic Tap, RRP £1,014, Caple

Traditional kettle ruining the cool lines of your minimalist kitchen? Then switch to a smart tap instead. Caple have tapped into new levels of tap tech, with a colour-changing LED to indicate the water temperature.

The light changes form blue to red, so you know exactly how hot or cold your water is – and precisely when it’s hot enough for your perfect cuppa. The polished chrome finish will add some extra pizzazz too.

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