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Honeywell takes aim at Nest with $279 Lyric smart thermostat

By Jos
Jun 10, 2014
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  1. You gotta give it to Nest for bringing some stylish looks and smart connected features to an otherwise boring home thermostat market. But after stealing the spotlight as the darling of the smart home scene, the company is finally seeing...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,026   +913

    Good to see some competition.
     
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,178   +764

    What do you mean "competition"? This thing is more insanely priced than Nest's mess and that thing is grossly overpriced. If it cost less then it could be "competition". Don't get too excited about this "smart home" concept and buy into yet (unless you have very deep pockets), it's still in it's fledgling stages and you could wind up in the poor house long before you wind up in a smart house. Stick around, if it takes off things can only get better.
     
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  4. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,026   +913

    It is just $30 more... but my point is that it is nice to see this home initiative receiving some more attention. It may not be the right time, but it sure is better to get ready.
     
  5. HellcatM

    HellcatM TS Rookie Posts: 33

    Its part of homekit. Its gonna suck. If you're already in the apple boring universe then fine spend more money. What Google and Microsoft is doing is much more exciting. apple just saw what Google was doing and decided to copy it.
     
  6. It is white with silver trim.. Just missing a apple logo some where..:p

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