WeMo by Belkin
WeMo is a family of simple, ingenious products that make life easier, simpler, better. WeMo uses your Wi-Fi network and mobile internet to control your home electronics right from your smartphone. WeMo also works with ifTTT, connecting your home electronics to a whole world of online apps.
WeMo can interact with web-based social media and apps through a great service called IFTTT. When the front door opens, for example, you get a text or email. Visit IFTTT and check out recipes for some wild things you can do with WeMo.
More info about IFTTT: https://ifttt.com/wtf