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The new iDevices Thermostat is a HomeKit-enabled device from the developers of the iGrill and the Switch.

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Syncing the Thermostat to the iDevices app is the easiest part of setup and takes less than a minute. But remember, the app is only iOS-compatible, so Android users will have to find another thermostat.

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Wiring can be tricky for any thermostat installation, so the directions for the iDevices Thermostat recommend taking a picture of your previous wiring setup to make installation easier.

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As with all HomeKit products, the Thermostat will live in one of the "Rooms" in your home, organized alongside any other HomeKit products you have installed.

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The four touch-sensitive buttons on the face of the Thermostat control the small rectangular screen in the center.

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Using HomeKit protocols, you can easily program various command schedules to fit your living patterns. If you leave every weekday at 8 a.m. and get back at 4 p.m., you can make sure your home is heated to the right temperature at the right times.

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As with almost any thermostat, the iDevices one will let you control your home's temperature with the press of a button.

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Using the iDevices app, anyone who has permission to access your home devices can set the temperature remotely.

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The iDevices Thermostat is now available on the iDevices online store and at select Lowe's locations for $150. Check out the full review for more details.

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