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There are thousands of great smart home devices out there these days. Tens of thousands, even. But how many of them will actually wow you? The answer will obviously vary depending on who you ask, but the list is typically pretty short. Today, however, we’re going to introduce you to some of the coolest Alexa smart home devices you’ve ever seen.
There are plenty of great smart home deals today at Amazon. Wi-Fi smart plugs are often at the top of the list, like the best-selling TP-Link Kasa smart plugs you can get right now at Amazon for just $6.25 each. That’s a new all-time low price. It’s also even cheaper than Amazon’s deal from Prime Day last year, so it won’t last much longer. Most people will also mention a good smart lock as an essential smart home device, like the eufy Smart Lock Touch that’s available with a deep discount today. And savvy shoppers might add something like the MyQ smart garage door opener to their lists. We would definitely add a smart garage door opener to the list too because they’re awesome. In addition, the best-selling MyQ is somehow only $23 right now, and you can score a $40 Amazon credit!
In addition to all those great gadgets, we’re also going to introduce you to a new smart device. It will instantly make it to your list of smart home essentials. It’s called the SwitchBot Curtain smart curtain controller, and it’s a game-changer.
Coolest new Alexa smart home devices
Anyone who has seen them knows that smart curtains and smart blinds are awesome. Unfortunately, they can also be excruciatingly expensive. That’s why the SwitchBot Curtain smart curtain controller is so awesome.
This brilliant Amazon find works with just about any setup you might have. The only curtains that won’t work are the kind that has grommets. It takes about 30 seconds to install a SwitchBot Curtain on any curtain rod. That’s not an exaggeration. You’ll probably spend more time finding your step stool than you’re going to spend setting up your SwitchBot Curtain. After that, all you need to do is install the app and you’ll be able to open and close your curtains right from your smartphone or using timers!
The SwitchBot Curtain retails for just $99, and it’s a steal at that price. If you want the full experience though, you’ll need one more gadget that happens to be on sale right now with a great discount.
It’s called the SwitchBot Hub Mini and it’s down to $39 right now at Amazon. This little device is the missing link between your new smart curtains and a true smart home experience. The Hub Mini acts as a bridge so that you can use things like IFTTT, Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit to control your blinds. Sync your open and close functions to sunrise and sunset each day. Or, you can even open and close your curtains with an Alexa voice command. The possibilities are endless and you’re going to love it!SwitchBot Curtain Smart Electric Motor with Wireless App, Alexa, & Timer Control Price:$99.00 Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission SwitchBot Hub Mini Smart Remote - Link SwitchBot to Wi-Fi, Compatible with Alexa Price:$39.00 Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission
SwitchBot Curtain fast facts
- The SwitchBot Curtain is a smart curtain controller that installs in seconds
- It lets you control your curtains automatically on a schedule, from your smartphone, or even with your voice
- Installation does not require any screws, nuts, bolts, or any other tools
- Out of the box, the SwitchBot Curtain works with your smartphone via Bluetooth, with timers, and with schedules
- Add the SwitchBot Hub Mini and control all your curtains from anywhere in the world via Wi-Fi
- Hub also adds voice commands courtesy of Alexa/Siri/Google Assistant integration
- One of the coolest Alexa smart home devices!
- Connect to your smart home system with IFTTT support
- Different styles are available for different types of curtain rods — make sure you get the right one
- Compatible with ring top curtains, tab top curtains, and back tab curtains, but not with curtains that hang using grommets
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