Reviews of the latest smart plugs for turning your dumb outlet into an automated home accessory. Discussing features, performance and compatibility with popular smarts speakers like Google Home and Amazon Alexa.


TP-Link Kasa Smart Power Strip Review

While smart plugs have flourished, there's been a shortage of smart power strips on the market. This is primarily due to demand. Most homeowners don't...
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iDevices Outdoor Switch Review

As a lifelong Midwesterner, it's no fun crawling behind a bush in 10 degree weather to plug in the Christmas lights each night. Remote control plugs s...

Amazon Smart Plug Review

When Amazon announced their own line of Alexa-enabled electronics earlier this year, it was no surprise to see a smart plug on the list. It's typicall...
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iClever Outdoor Smart Plug Review

Smart plugs seem to be popping up all over the place. Brands like WeMo and TP-Link dominate the indoor market while new competitors like Amazon have r...
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iHome iSP100 Outdoor Smart Plug Review

Whether it's Christmas lights, backyard fountain, or a pool pump, automating your outdoor electronics makes life a bit easier. Plus it can save you a ...

iDevices Wall Outlet Review

While smart plugs have saturated the market, they have some drawbacks. They protrude from your wall and can sometime block the adjacent outlet. So if ...

Elgato Eve Energy Review

Apple HomeKit-enabled smart plugs can be tough to find. Homekit-enabled smart plugs with built-in energy monitoring? Even harder. That's where Elgato ...

iHome iSP6X Smart Plug Review

The iHome name should ring familiar to Apple aficionados. Their lineup of speakers and alarm clocks designed for the iPhone put the company on the map...

iDevices Switch Review

Smart plugs are everywhere these days. Dozens of companies have flooded the market with simple designs and the basic array of features. But few offer ...

Belkin Wemo Mini Smart Plug Review

Belkin has been a name in consumer electronics for decades and over the past few years has thrown their hat in the budget home automation space. Their...

Etekcity Smart Plug Review

In an industry where flashy brand names dominate, it's nice to come across those hidden gems. So when we noticed a rather unknown company named Etekci...