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The Nest is yet to come

Nest 2.0

The most innovative thermostat not on the USS Enterprise is now 20% thinner and encased by a premium solid stainless steel ring — designed to reflect the wall colors around it. The Nest 2.0′s ($249) display also ditches the old sensor grill for a smooth lens. Those obvious cosmetic changes are nothing compared to the…

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Temps, they are a-changin'

Ecobee Smart Si Thermostat

We’ve shown you high-tech thermostats before, but while others may have more aesthetic appeal based on their creator’s Cupertino-backed resumes, the Ecobee Smart Si ($211) offers more all-around convenient customization for saving energy and money. The Wi-Fi enabled Smart Si offers owners full online support through its proprietary web portal and downloadable iOS and Android…