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We've discussed why smart thermostats are awesome, but if you already have one, you know how easy it can be to control with your phone. If you're an Android user, a little Tasker and AutoVoice action will let you control your thermostat with your phone as well.

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Good news: your WeMos are totally fine! If you were concerned about the security advisory published yesterday, there's no need. While the vulnerability was a real thing, according to Belkin it was fixed awhile ago.

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I’ve been using daily routines with my smart speaker ever since Amazon rolled them out for its Echo devices. And I don’t trigger chained actions by yelling out some random phrase. Rather, I have my routines fire off at different times during the day—really, just wake-up time and go-to-bed time—so I can get a quick…

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You’ve seen the TP-Link Smart Plug, but did you know they make a smart light switch as well? With a little wiring, you can control any lighting fixture in your house with your phone or your favorite voice assistant (assuming that’s not Siri), no hub required. $30's not quite an all-time low, but it most frequently…

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Yesterday, we shared that Belkin’s WeMo Mini Smart Switch was on sale for $30, but TP-Link has blown that deal out of the water with a pair of discounts.

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If you have any lamps or appliances you wish you could control from afar, Belkin’s popular WeMo Switches are marked down to all-time low prices in today’s Amazon Gold Box.

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