Best IFTTT-compatible Gadgets for 2018


January 4, 2018 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Smart Home


Belkin WeMo Insight Switch

Best IFTTT-compatible smart plug

Features : 8Usability : 8Design : 8Performance : 9
Belkin was one of the first smart home manufacturers to jump in with IFTTT, and its energy-tracking smart plug is a great way to put the platform to work.



Nest Learning Thermostat (2015)

Best IFTTT-compatible smart thermostat

Features : 8Usability : 8Design : 8Performance : 9
Aside from triggering temperature changes, the Nest Learning Thermostat’s IFTTT channel lets you trigger home and away modes.



Philips Hue White LED Starter Kit

Best IFTTT-compatible smart bulbs

Features : 8Usability : 8Design : 8Performance : 9
If you just want to trigger your bulbs to turn on and off or dim up and down using IFTTT, then Philips Hue’s white-light-only starter kit is an excellent choice.



Lifx Color 1000

Best IFTTT-compatible color-changer

Features : 8Usability : 8Design : 8Performance : 9
Lifx has one of the most fully-featured channels on IFTTT. Aside from triggering color changes, you can customize things like brightness and fade duration.



Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation)

Best IFTTT-compatible value pick

Features : 8Usability : 8Design : 8Performance : 9
At just $50, the Amazon Echo Dot lets you trigger IFTTT automations using voice commands. The rub? Each command has to start with the word “trigger.”



Google Home

Best IFTTT-compatible voice controller

Features : 8Usability : 8Design : 8Performance : 9
If you’re willing to spend a little more than you would on an Echo Dot to trigger IFTTT with your voice, then Google Home is the better pick. You don’t need to start your commands with “trigger,” and you can even phrase your command in multiple ways.



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