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Amazon Smart Plug vs Currant: Which is the best?

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All smart plugs have the same primary purpose: transforming plug-in electronics into remote-controlled devices. However, that doesn't mean all smart plugs are the same. How well they perform can make a big difference as to how useful they are in your daily life. We're comparing the wildly popular Amazon Smart Plug against our favorite smart plug on the market, the Currant WiFi Smart Outlet to see how they stack up in a number of categories. Read on to find out which smart plug is right for you.

LET VisionAI Smart Glasses


Add some intelligence to your every day with the LET VisionAI Smart Glasses. This wearable lets you take Amazon Alexa with you everywhere you go. Sleek and stylish, the VisionAI Glasses give you total music control, they track your activity and enable you to take hands-free calls and texts. With bone conduction technology, you can hear crystal clear audio. In addition, the smart glasses offer voice navigation and you can even have them with prescription lenses.

This Alexa-compatible smart plug is at its lowest price ever

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The Wemo mini smart plug is at its lowest price ever (Photo: If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives. Today is a great day to smarten up your home with Wemo's mini smart plug. It only covers one outlet on your wall and is cheaper than its full-size predecessor.

This smart switch will control your lights, no wiring required

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I love smart home tech. I think it's the future and its time has finally come for it to go mainstream. I've even gone as far as outfitting an entire house with this tech. But as someone that lives in an apartment, it's difficult to take advantage of smart home tech in my actual home. I can't re-wire switches (I would if I could), or replace my thermostat.

Here's where to snag a 75-inch Samsung TV for less than $850


If you've been contemplating replacing your old, non-4K TV for a few months now, there's no reason to wait until the holidays to do it. Prime Day has been pushed to at least October and the Black Friday plan that you're used to will have to be completely redrawn. Taking advantage of TV sales now (like Best Buy's anniversary sale) means that's one less thing you'll have to battle people on the internet for. And there's stuff on TV that you just can't miss: If live NFL and NBA games continue as planned, those games might be the highlight of your week -- and you'll be thankful to have HDR10 clarity that actually shows you where the ball is. Plus, you'll need a huge TV if you're going to have a properly-distanced debate watching party.