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Home gadgets becoming quieter by design

15 May 2013 Last updated at 00:01 BST

As the number of gadgets and appliances in our homes has increased - so too has the noise level.

Lara Lewington looks at how manufacturers are focusing their attention on technology to make their products quieter.

Find out more on the Click homepage. If you are in the UK you can watch the whole programme on BBC iPlayer.