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If you're preparing to entertain in your yard this summer, Unplggd has got your back. For everything to DIY lighting to a fully tricked-out weatherproof speaker system, this guide will show you everything you need for a totally tech'd-out outdoor party.

Find the Right Lighting

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Even with the long summer daylight hours, you'll want to set the right mood with the perfect lighting.

Set Up Speakers That Work for Everyone

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Whether your gathering is large or small, you'll want to make sure that everyone can hear the music/film/history lecture podcast that you've carefully selected; these outdoor, weatherproof speakers can help.

Entertainment and Entertaining

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Whether you're setting up a full theatre to a DIY screen, your guests will appreciate all your hard work and attention to detail.

Attend to the Furniture and Utilities

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Will everyone have a place to sit and chill? Where are you going to put those drinks? Check out these helpful tips for keeping things running smoothly, with the help of tech.

All Work and No Play?

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Sometimes you might need a brief respite from all the summer fun; these office sheds and hutches are a perfect mini-getaway, right in your own backyard.

What does your perfect outdoor party look like? What tech and gadgetry does it involve? Share your vision with Unplggd readers in the comments.