It may be version 2.0, but Honeywell still has a lot of kinks to work out with this temperamental HomeKit-compatible thermostat.
While the Lyric has a ton of potential, the app needs some major updates to make its usability and performance on par with the Nest.
Honeywell is unveiling a home security system complete with voice control capabilities and a touchscreen display at CES 2015.
Honeywell's Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat can compete directly with the Nest Learning Thermostat on features, but it doesn't match the Nest's intuitive design.
The voice control options are extremely basic, and the price increase just doesn't match the value added. Save some cash and get the $249 model or a Nest.
The Honeywell Lyric 2.0's key connected feature, geofencing, still doesn't work all that well.
The $250 Honeywell Lyric 2.0 suffers from some of the same old problems as the first-generation model.
We got the chance to see Honeywell's newly-announced Lyric home security system at CES 2015.
Serena has a lot of things going for it but the price will push these shades out of the range of many would-be customers, and the performance hiccups show room for improvement.
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