This terrifyingly wonderful 2-pack of Teckin smart WiFi plugs is on sale right via Amazon letting you pick up some intelligent home automated hardware for just $16.79. That is less than $8.50 per socket to bring intelligence and monitoring to your existing home appliances.

Before we dive into the features and functionality offered by this combination pack, let us just reiterate that this deal is for a single package but that single package actually comes with two smart plugs included within. Each smart plug is the intelligent equivalent of one normal wall-based power socket in your home, so a single purchase here is going to give you the ability to control two existing appliances with one-touch taps and audible voice commands.

Usage of these smart plugs is really as simple as it could possibly be, to be honest. The smart plugs connect to your existing WiFi network in the home, plug into existing wall sockets and then lovingly take an entry from your appliances. This could be an iron, a wall lamp, a vacuum cleaner, or something that makes more sense to be turned on and off remotely like an air purifier or a an electric heater. Once you then have access to the accompanying Smart Life application you are going to be able to toggle those appliances on and off with a single tap. No fuss. No delay. No waiting until you get home. Just a single tap and the job is done.

Alternatively, if you have an Echo device or an Alexa-compatible device in your home, then you can also bark out commands to control the smart plugs. Teckin has also baked in some additional goodness to make these plugs even more appealing, such as timer functionality to set schedules for appliances and even energy monitoring so you can see exactly how much energy that darn 30-year-old lamp that your grandmother gave you actually uses.

The great thing about this type of hardware is that it takes something extremely useful and delivers it to your in a simple to understand and simple to use fashion. Oh, and via the link and discount code below it delivers it to you for next to no financial outlay.

Buy: Teckin Mini Smart Socket with Energy Monitoring and Timer Function from Amazon: $16.79 using code RI8ZQHCW | Original price: $21

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