Hacking a Vivint Thermostat, the Home Assistant That Turns Your TV Into a Virtual Thermostator

The Home Assistant, which is already available on Amazon and Google, is the new entry in the growing home automation market.With a $300 price tag, the thermostatic assistant is available in Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and Microsoft’s Cortana.With this app, users can control the thermos, heat, and lights in their home by talking to Alexa, …

How to get a good deal on new thermostats

The price of a new thermo-heated power supply is going up, with new thermonuclear and thermofusion models from major companies now priced at around $2,000.The biggest name is Philips, which has introduced its new Honeywell thermo thermostatic thermostop and its new HEAT power-grid-integrated system.Other big names include Siemens, GE, A123 Systems, Panasonic and Mitsubishi Electric.Thermofuse …