Belkin (http://www.belkin.com) has launched WeMo, a line of modular, Wi-Fi-based products that turn an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch into a remote control for household devices.
Consisting of two initial products, the WeMo Switch (US$49.99) and the WeMo Motion, WeMo works with the free WeMo app to create a scalable, customizable home control system. The WeMo Switch is a small device that plugs directly into any electrical outlet and serves as the main building block for WeMo.
Once the Switch is connected to the home Wi-Fi network, any device plugged into it can then be turned on or off from anywhere, whether at home or on the go with the WeMo app. The app also enables users to put devices on a timed schedule, so devices will turn on or off at pre-set times.
The WeMo Switch + Motion ($99.99) adds a sensor that reads motion within 10 feet and will turn on or off anything plugged into the switch...| Read more »