Far better than ordinary power strips, these products will protect your expensive electronics from dangerous power spikes. We'll help you pick the right one for your home or small office.
This smart outlet strip has it all: sophisticated scheduling, power monitoring, and support for voice control via Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Microsoft Cortana.
You can control its three outlets and two USB ports independently, but its app has weak timer features and no scene-control functions.
This model offers the best value for the most outlets, with USB charging as a bonus.
This is the right choice for a 10-outlet surge protector with spacing that allows maximum deployment of plugs.
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While it has four individually switchable outlets, the Surge works best only as a manual on/off switch.
This smart plug works best within a TP-Link-only home.
It’s a little more expensive than its features warrant, but it’s well designed for what it does.
This smart plug works over Wi-Fi and with the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and—come this fall, Belkin says—Apple’s HomeKit ecosystem.
An effective light bulb on, off, and dimmer control, with a neat variable-hue nightlight.
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From ease of set up through broad compatibility, including with Apple's HomeKit, these smart plugs hit nearly every mark.
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