Apple is now selling Nest thermostats because whatever
The Apple store! Where you can buy iPhones! And Mac computers! And iPads! And what computer store would be complete without… thermostats! (sound of a needle dragging across a record) Wha-wha-WHAT?!
Yep, every hipsters favorite new thermostat, the Nest Learning Thermostat, will be sold in Apple stores. This is the $250 thermostat that learns your patterns of when you like it to be certain temperatures. You can also control it remotely through iOS or Android apps. So here’s why it makes sense for Apple to be selling Nest: it’s hip, it’s stylishly designed, it was created by former Apple employees, and it works through apps and connectivity. Here’s why it doesn’t make sense: it’s a freaking THERMOSTAT of all things!
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