Amazon is currently discounting a pack of four Kasa Smart WiFi Plugs today, bringing the price down to just $44.99. Considering these are normally priced closer to around $30 each, this is a really good deal. Taking them down to about $11.24 each. That's a pretty insane deal, and it's a quick and easy way to make your home, smart.
These smart plugs from Kasa are actually a division of TP-Link. So if you don't recognize the name "Kasa" don't worry. They are a reputable company, thanks to TP-Link.
The Kasa Smart WiFi plugs are a great set of smart plugs to pick up. These are pretty easy to setup, and they are also "small" so that they won't block the other wall outlets. Allowing you to still use both outlets if you wish to do so. Like most other smart plugs, you'll be able to control what is plugged in. Turning them on and off, as well as setting a schedule for them to turn on and such.
This is a really easy way to get your old, dumb lamp into a smart lamp. Just plug it into one of these smart plugs, and you'll be able to control it from your smartphone. Or using your voice, since it does also support Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Most people use these to set a schedule for their old lamps, so that they turn on when the sun starts to go down and it gets dark in your house. Or to turn them on just before they get home from work.
These do also work with IFTTT for different automation features. For example, with IFTTT, you could set your lamp to turn on when you pull into the driveway.
You can pick up the TP-Link Kasa Smart WiFi Plugs from Amazon by clicking here.