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.


iHome iSP6X WiFi 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. But in recent years, they've branched out into the lucrati...

TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini Review

One of the problems when shifting to a smarter home is the litany of older items we have that aren't online. An old lamp, table fan, even your space heater. That's where an inexpensive smart plug can come in ha...

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 WeMo Switch was one of the early entrants into the smart pl...

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 Etekcity sitting atop the electrical outlet switch category on Ama...

Geeni Energi Energy Tracking Smart Plug Review

While prices for smart plugs have come down a bit in recent years, you're still looking at $30-$40 for one that provides energy monitoring. When we spotted the Geeni Energi Energy Tracking Wi-Fi Smart Plug sell...

Geeni Surge Smart Wi-Fi Surge Protector Review

While the industry has been flooded with individual smart plugs, there's been a lack of smart surge protectors on the market. Perhaps this simply comes down to demand, but we can see how the added surge protect...