Program your appliances to operate automatically in conjunction with your weekly and daily schedule, manualy turn them on/off from your PC or use the controller as a process ON/OFF controller to regulate some kind of physical variable to the desired value. www.sskteracon.com
Looks like its "just" the software to interface with a PIC 16F873A microcontroller. From what I see a user would have to incorporate/build the hardware interface. This software application itself is $30 (USD).