An easy way into the smart home space without having to completely replace everything is by getting a smart plug or two. Smart plugs take "dumb" technology and makes them smart by allowing for control via a smartphone application or voice assistant such as the Amazon Echo. There are many types of smart plugs out there for almost every use, and we have compiled them into a collection of the best of the best in smart plug technology.
Today’s best deals include the Apple Watch Series 3 dropping back down to its lowest price of $199, and RavPower’s slim fast-charging 60W USB-C wall charger is also discounted for readers of The Verge. The weeklong sale on Amazon’s Echo Dot smart speakers has come to an end, but we found a deal that still includes a free speaker with the purchase of a smart lighting kit.