Honeywell takes on the smart home with the Lyric thermostat

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  • MXH070

    Sold!…. I had a nest till the data mining machine Google bought it and started talking about putting advertising on it and mining the users data from it. I do miss the convenience of the nest but this Honeywell thermostat fills that void and more….

    • Laer

      Pretty happy with the ecobee I have. The branding sucks, mostly for the snow birds. No bridge is required though! Also, it’s ultra stable, the web site has great data/options, and the android app is feature rich and stable.

      Lastly it works well with a fan/coil domestic loop system, which are fairly rare.

    • Dave Scott

      Agreed, Ecobee is the king of the smart thermostats. And Ecobee has been around longer than Nest. Some of the “innovative” features of the Lyric have been available on Ecobee for some time.

    • Me Ted

      The Nest is amazing. Stop being so dramatic.

    • MXH070

      Where did I say nest was a piece of crap. I have no problem with nest as it is a great product but I have ISSUES with Google and it’s never ending hunger for personal data. We both know Google is working hard and furious to some how work in a way to get data from nest users to sell to a third party.

    • Me Ted

      Nah. You’re paranoid.

    • MXH070

      Nah I HATE telemarketing calls, knocking on my door from door to door sales people and wignut religious nuts knocking on the door wanting me to listen or read the crap they are pedaling.

    • MikeOxlong

      They have signs to place on your door for that. Heck, you could search Google images and find one to print out yourself if you weren’t so paranoid of them.

    • MikeOxlong

      The nest is superior. Also, if you were smart you’d have a full ad and tracker blocker running on your firewall so that no device would be subject to that garbage.