10 High-Tech Gadgets For The High-Temp Days of Summer


Unwind, Don't Unplug

When your straw slurps up the last drops of that margarita, a device from D-Link can help you start mixing the next one without leaving your seat at the tiki bar. The Wi-Fi Smart Plug DSP-W215 will let you power up the blender from the convenience of a free app for Android or for iOS. A Wi-Fi Protected Setup button had the device working with our test router in seconds. D-Link's software also can schedule lights or appliances to be turned on and off and sense when a device overheats or draws too much energy and then send alerts or disable it.

Price: $49