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TP-Link's newly leaked smart outlet looks like an actual wall outlet

Posted On: Nov 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Pocket-lint

TP-Link's newly leaked smart outlet looks like an actual wall outlet

TP-Link is developing a new smart outlet, but it looks like a regular "dumb" one. And that's the beauty of it, really. The company's upcoming smart outlet has all standard smart outlet features you'd expect from one, such as the ability to control power through your phone or via voice commands with a nearby Alexa or Google Assistant speaker. But there is one major difference: It's an actual outlet. There's no clunky device that needs to be plugged into your existing dumb outlets installed in your home walls.
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Called the TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Outlet, it just passed through the FCC's certification database. TP-Link hasn't actually announced the product, or even a date when we'll be able to buy it. In fact, most information about it is still somewhat limited. However, from what we can tell, it's a product that looks like any newly installed dumb outlet would, except it can connect to your W-Fi. The idea is that you can then control it using your...

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