With a built-in environmental sensors, smart USB ports, and promises of IFTTT-compatibility, these crowdfunded plugs could put some pressure on WeMo.
The Quirky Pickup Power power strip has three outlets and includes a pop-out battery you can take with you.
The humble power strip gets a makeover with the PowerCube, a stackable, changeable set of square power-outlet extensions.
The ChargerGenie on Indiegogo attaches a power strip to the bottom of a tote bag, walking a fine line between silly and clever.
Besides water resistance and touch protection, the $35 Wet Circuits power strip offers overheat and spark prevention as standard safety features.
An LCD display shows in kilowatt hours (kWh) the power consumption of the connected electronic gadgets.
It automatically turns itself off when no one is around.
Adjustable version can handle a multitude of bricks.
It's almost 2008. It's time for conference organizers to ensure that their attendees have all the power they need.
This appliance looks like it stepped out of a painting full of melting clocks.