Meet the Aeroh One: a hackable IR remote board that turns any remote controlled device into an internet connected one. It is tiny but can connect a wide range of home appliances to your voice assistants. It supports Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, iOS/Android, and IFTTT.
You can use your smartphone to put your devices on a schedule. The Aeroh One comes with a WiFi module, infrared LED driver, and an infrared receiver/emitter. It can record and save signals over a mobile app.