Light strips are pretty great. They can brighten up dark corners of your home, like under kitchen cabinets or inside closets, or they can bring ambiance to your furniture. What could be better than a light strip, you might ask? How about a smart light strip?
TP-Link announced the Kasa Smart Multicolor Light Strip (KL430) all the way back at CES 2019, and it was finally released last month. It packs 16 individual color zones and 10 preset animated lighting effects. I've been not-so-patiently waiting for the Smart Light Strip to arrive, and I'm not disappointed — even if some of the promised functionality isn't live yet. Read More
These days, just about any "dumb" product in your home – be it a bedside clock, front doorbell, and even your window drapes – can be transformed into an intelligent one. All you need are the right connected accessories, and controlling your various appliances are simply a tap away. Right now on Amazon, you can save up to 25% on a wide range of smart home upgrades from TP-Link, including wall plugs, lightbulbs, outdoor outlets, and even security cameras for both inside and outside your home. Read More
Good morning, dear readers. It's been more than a week since we've hit you with a batch of deals, but the wait's been worth it. Today, we've got the return of a great price on Jabra's very nice noise-canceling headphones, $50 off the Moto G7 Power, and several impulse buy-cheap accessories. Read More
TP-Link makes some of the best smart home products currently available, with most of them functioning without the need for a Wi-Fi hub and working perfectly with both Google Assistant and Alexa. The company has started to venture into more exotic smart home products, and some of them are available starting today — specifically, two vintage-style light bulbs and an LED light strip. Read More
Happy Labor Day! Enjoying your break from working for the man? Cap off that three-day weekend of yours with some tech deals. Lenovo's Smart Clock is 20 bucks off and Google's fabric Pixel 3 cases are down to a reasonable price, and that ain't all. Read More
If you've stopped by our periodic sale roundups, you'll know that TP-Link products go on sale very often. Several TP-Link devices, including ones under its 'Kasa' smart home brand, are up to 37% off on Amazon for today only. That includes a Wi-Fi light bulb for $16, a six-outlet power strip for $55, and a two-pack of smart plugs for $28. Read More
We see too many good deals to let you know about them all in real time, so in posts like these, we round up the ones that slipped through the cracks. Over the past few days, we've seen a lot of solid deals that didn't get their own posts, from budget phones and tablets to assorted smart home gadgets. Read More
TP-Link sells a plenty of smart home devices under its Kasa brand, like the power strip we recently reviewed, an outdoor camera, various outlets, and more. All of them connect to the internet over Wi-Fi, instead of a dedicated hub, and all of them can be managed from the Kasa app. TP-Link has now announced seven more smart home products, including a video doorbell, an in-wall power outlet, and even a light switch with a voice assistant. Read More
Internet-connected outlets are among the most common smart home devices, partially because they are typically cheap (~$30-50), and partially because they are so versatile. Do you constantly leave the TV or computer on after you leave home? Do you hate using Hue bulbs? Use a smart outlet.
The vast majority of smart plugs only have one outlet. If you need multiple internet-connected plugs in the same place, TP-Link has just the product for you. The new Kasa Power Strip has six individually-addressable smart outlets, complete with energy monitoring and scheduling features. Each plug can be controlled using the Kasa app, Google Assistant, or Alexa. Read More