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This 'robotic button pusher' can turn your lights — even your coffeemaker — on and off, and it's $23, today only

If you’re not quite ready for a robovac, you might want to ease into home robotics with a cyborg light switch. The SwitchBot Smart Switch Button Pusher is one of those ‘internet famous’ gadgets that TikTokers are obsessed with — and it’s on sale, today only, for $23. It’s basically a tiny box that can mount next to any appliance button or rocker switch (the kind you tap to turn on and off); at your command (via an app), a tiny robot “finger” will reach out to press, flick or what have you. Cool right? By the way, there are other smart home tools on sale, but this is the deal you definitely don't want to miss.

This cool gadget turns your lights on and off for you with the help of an app and robot finger!
$23 at Amazon

This product really does seem like something Inspector Gadget came up with. You operate it with an app from your smartphone and it works with Alexa. There's absolutely no wiring required — simply mount it with 3M tape! — and it has a battery life of 600 days.

Switchbot on a gradient background
Make the switch and change your life. (Photo: Amazon)

This is one of those gadgets Amazon shoppers swear by — with more than 14,500 five-star reviews, it’s hard to argue with the Switchbot’s convenience.

“This is great for those of us in condos and apartments that require one to ‘buzz in’ the UPS delivery or guests,” wrote a satisfied shopper. “It's easy to operate from my iPhone from any room — no more running to the panel to press the door buzzer. Also works with my Echo ‘Alexa, open the door.’”

Switchbot on a white background
No wiring required. (Photo: Amazon)

"Perfect automation tool for a morning routine," a content customer wrote. "This little remote finger gives me more time to sleep. What more does a man need?"

“My husband got this to turn on his espresso machine 30 minutes before we wake up — that way the water is hot and ready for his espresso,” raved one reviewer. “This very basic tool has made our morning routine much smoother and faster!”

“This solved our problem,” a happy shopper noted. “We could not install a smart switch unless we rewired our home and that was too costly. But this solved our problem to automatically turn on and off the lights per the schedule we designed. Such a simple but amazing gadget!”

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

If nothing else, it makes for a really cool party trick.
$23 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.