The Ecobee4 is the new smart thermostat to beat (Nest who?)

The Ecobee4 is the new smart thermostat to beat (Nest who?)

Editors’ note (Nov. 14, 2017): The Ecobee4 now works with the Google Assistant and supports Amazon’s ESP feature. Editors’ note (May 9, 2017): Amazon introduced Echo-to-Echo Alexa voice calling today. This feature isn’t currently supported by the Ecobee4 thermostat. The $249 Ecobee4 borrows all of the best stuff from Ecobee’s older thermostats. It has a responsive […]

Same great Nest, now with a temperature sensor

Same great Nest, now with a temperature sensor

Editors’ note (Sept. 13, 2019): Nest ended the Works with Nest program on Aug. 31. While Nest’s $249 (£185/AU$330 converted) third-generation Learning Thermostat ($220 at Walmart) doesn’t deviate wildly from previous iterations, this model has a...
Nest Hello is the smartest video doorbell around

Nest Hello is the smartest video doorbell around

Editors’ note (Sept. 13, 2019): Nest ended the Works with Nest program on Aug. 31. I really, really like the $229 Nest Hello video doorbell (roughly £165/AU$290 converted) and believe it deserves your strong consideration alongside Ring, August and SkyBell. At...