There are so many smart gadgets on the market that bring good things to life, but which ones are the smartest ones for your needs? Here are four of the top devices that would come in handy in any household.

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The following CNET staff contributed to this story: senior editors Brian Bennett and Laura K. Cucullu, and associate editors Ry Crist, David Priest and Megan Wollerton. For more reviews of personal technology products, visit cnet.com.