Sometimes, a picture just doesn’t quite do the trick. To help you with your holiday shopping, Inverse’s staff GIF-ed the hottest gifts of the season, so you can see what the latest tech looks like in action before you click “buy.” In a special smart home technology edition of the guide, we scoured the internet to find all of the newest devices available that will truly trick out your house or apartment, from custom lighting displays to robotic vacuums.

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