Nest Learning Thermostat (6/10)

We have smart cars, smart phones, cars that learn our habits, and televisions that learn what we like to watch. With all of this technology beginning to conform to us, it’s no surprise that something like a learning thermostat would be created.

hot and coolThis simply looks amazing. It takes the idea of the older thermostats (before they became mostly keypads) and reintroduced them in a way that adds a new style and modern appeal. Its screen, changing from blue to an orange-red based on temperature is a nice touch.

 

And for functionality it works out great, with energy-saving modes, and new ways to learn what you like and changing to it. But there in lies the problem. Like the Internet gives you EXACTLY what you search, this thermostat may become more os a nuisance than a convenience over time

 

So, unless you live by the 3 “R’s” this one simply won’t be worth it for you, and for that it gets a (6/10)

 

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