This story is part ofour year-round collection of the best gift ideas.
From light bulbs to thermostats and even power strips, more and more household appliances are becoming “” every day. So why stop at just your house? S , you’ll never have to worry about whether you remembered to close your garage door again. This smart garage device would normally cost you $30, but right now on Amazon you can get it for $13 off, matching its all-time low price. This is part of deal event (check out our live blog for all the best deals), so you won’t have much time to save on this one.
Like most smart devices, the MyQ smart garage control allows you to open your garage door from anywhere with your smartphone via a companion app. It’s also compatible with Google Assistant, but not Amazon Alexa, so you can control it with the sound of your voice through Google smart home hubs and speakers. It lets you open and close your garage from anywhere, receive notifications of any activity while you’re away, and grant access to up to three guests.
And if you shop online often, you can use it to sign upwhich gives delivery drivers one-time access to your garage to leave your packages inside, where they’ll be safe from porch pirates.