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
Even with the long summer daylight hours, you'll want to set the right mood with the perfect lighting.
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Set Up Speakers That Work for Everyone
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.
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Entertainment and Entertaining
Whether you're setting up a full theatre to a DIY screen, your guests will appreciate all your hard work and attention to detail.
- How To Build an Outdoor Home Theater
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Attend to the Furniture and Utilities
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.
- Tips on Choosing an Outdoor Refrigerator
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All Work and No Play?
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.
- Final Frame: The Perfect Outdoor Home Office
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What does your perfect outdoor party look like? What tech and gadgetry does it involve? Share your vision with Unplggd readers in the comments.