It may be version 2.0, but Honeywell still has a lot of kinks to work out with this temperamental HomeKit-compatible thermostat.
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.
A misplaced thermostat can mean higher bills and a house that's never the right temperature. Sharon Profis explains on "You're Doing it All Wrong."
Proper thermostat placement can keep you comfier and save energy.
After a limited release to select cities, the Nest Learning Thermostat should now work with ADT Pulse subscriptions nationwide.
Once features like geo-fencing, pattern-learning algorithms and triggers become available, this oddly standard Thermostat could become a strong contender at its price point. For now, though, it's not worth the money.
With few "smarts" to speak of, this Thermostat can't quite earn its price tag
A glossy face belies weak usability, over-complicated setup, and too few features.
Heating your home in the winter can be expensive. Investing in a smart thermostat can help you keep energy usage and costs under control. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis has three suggestion for smart thermostats under $300.