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January 11, 2018

Tech show showcases gadgets we don't need — until we do

By MATT O'BRIEN and RYAN NAKASHIMA
AP Technology Writer

LAS VEGAS — Today's vision of a smart home has more to do with what's technologically possible than what people really need.

Thus the endless parade of internet-connected wine openers, water bottles, meat thermometers and refrigerators, and a dearth of automation that would clean and fold our laundry, pick up things around the house or assist aging people as their physical strength wanes.


 
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