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Hands on with Honeywell's WiFi Smart Thermostat

Boot Camp feature for Thursday, August 22, 2013

Hands on with Honeywell’s WiFi Smart Thermostat.    I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.      With so many people having smartphones today,  using one to control the cooling or heating in your home makes a lot of sense.   And there are more and more thermostats coming to market that will let you do that.   One of the newst is the Honeywell WiFi Smart Thermostat, priced at about 250 dollars.   It has a touch screen with customizable colors to match your décor,  gives you easy to read temperature and humidity readouts ….and…

“This is the thermostat that you’ll be able to control not only at the device on your wall, but also using our apps.   And our apps are free.  They’re available on iOS or Android platforms.”

Senior product manager Mike Hoppe.   The thermostat is designed for do it your self installation and the touch screen controls can be locked with a password.  There’s more info at WiFiThermostat.com.   You can find us at BootCamp.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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