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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.
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.
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.
Honeywell adds voice control tech to its smart thermostat.
This intermediate installation is pretty straightforward, but only if you already have the necessary wiring.
Honeywell aims its connected thermostat squarely at Nest.
Here's a look at the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat.
Watch out, Nest. Honeywell has a new smart thermostat that makes it easy to keep tabs on your home temperature. The smartphone app holds the key to many features, including a geofencing energy saving mode. CNET's Bridget Carey takes an early look at the round $280 device.
Lutron's Smart Bridge and related app work great, but the price is much too high for basic automated dimmer capabilities. If you plan to add other connected devices, its value will improve considerably.
Follow these steps to set up Honeywell's $280 Lyric thermostat with ease.