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Best smart thermostats

Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

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Nest Temperature Sensor review: An easy recommendation for Nest thermostat owners

Monitoring the temperature in more than one location makes the Nest smart thermostat even smarter.

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Ambi Climate 2 review: An intelligent alternative for controlling a room air conditioner

Nest-like features enable the second-generation Ambi Climate to learn just how cool you like to be.

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Lux Kono smart thermostat review: Low-priced and well-connected, but light on advanced features

This is essentially a reboot of the Lux Geo in a smaller package with a swappable faceplate.

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Bosch BCC100

Bosch Connected Control BCC100 Wi-Fi thermostat review: Pretty to look at, easy to program

It’s not as slick as some of its competitors, but it can control the humidifiers and dehumidifiers others don’t.

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Ecobee3 Lite

Ecobee3 Lite smart thermostat review: The lower price comes at the expense of a signature feature

You can add the missing sensors back, but not cost effectively.

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Tado smart ac control front

Tado Smart AC Control review: An even better way to make your dumb air conditioner smarter

Connecting your A/C to your smartphone and smart home will save you smart money.

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nest thermostat e 2

Nest Thermostat E review: Plastic replaces stainless steel and glass to achieve a lower price tag

Nest's latest thermostat is a whole lot cheaper, but it's not boring.

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sensibo sky

Sensibo Sky A/C controller review: Control your room air conditioner from anywhere

While the app is still under construction and the price is a bit off-putting, this device should help reduce your electric bill.

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emerson sensi touch

Emerson Sensi Touch review: A big step up from the first-generation, but it’s not as deluxe as the competition

This is a smart and stylish thermostat, but it’s not in the same league as Nest or Ecobee.

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Elgato Eve Degree review: This pricey sensor’s limited appeal is further narrowed by its HomeKit exclusivity

If you need to know the exact temperature and humidity inside your home, this stylish comfort gauge can work in concert with your HomeKit-based smart home.

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honeywell lyric t5 wi fi thermostat

Honeywell Lyric T5 smart thermostat review: Not as advanced as some, but less expensive than many

The Lyric T5 lacks motion sensors and fancy algorithms, and it doesn’t work with some HVAC components, but you might decide its price tag makes up for it.

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The best apps for the Samsung Gear VR

Unsure what to do with that Gear VR headset that came with your new Samsung phone? Wonder no more!

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