Arguably the best part of living in the 21st century is being able to turn your house or apartment into a smart home -- one with smart doorbells and door locks, robot vacuums and multiroom music. If you want to get in on the action, one of the easiest smart home upgrades you can do is to add a few smart plugs around your house. Right now and while supplies last, you can get a four-pack of Gosund Mini Wi-Fi smart outlets for just $14 when you clip the coupon on the product page and also apply discount code ZARKONNZ at checkout. That's 50% off the regular price, and each plug costs just over $3. It's not the lowest price I've ever seen for these -- that would be about $2.90 per outlet -- but this is still a pretty solid discount.
These Gosund plugs are awesome: They require no hub or control center, just plug one into a standard wall outlet and then plug a lamp or appliance into it. You can control what's plugged in via Alexa, Google Assistant or a mobile app on your phone. And that's just for starters; you can also run the device on a timer or schedule it to operate at certain times of day. Your home is your oyster, so to speak.
Gosund has its own mobile app, too, but these plugs work just fine as a part of your existing smart home via Alexa or Google, so you have options. And setup is easy, since you simply need to connect them to your home Wi-Fi network, no separate hub needed.
As always, the usual caveats apply -- the price was accurate at the time of this writing and is subject to change. If you see a different seller than Gosund or the coupon and promo code no longer work before the end date of the deal, chalk it up to Amazon switching up sellers for the same product, which sometimes happens.
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First published last year. Updated with the latest deal.