29 Nov '11, 1am

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Introduced in October the tech community all but fell over themselves in appreciation of the new Nest Learning Thermostat which was designed in part by several former Apple employees and claims to be able to save you energy by learning your habits and routines. The Palo Alto company has been provided funding from Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, and Al Gore’s investment fund, and with a hundred employees, created what they say is the first “learning thermostat” in the world. Which is now available. The Nest website is the epitome of Web 2.0 , with beautiful graphics explaining why Nest matters and how it can save you on your energy bill. It provides the whole run down on the thermostat, from why they made it to how it can help you to the guts of the device. But can it actually match up to its claims? Over at Triple Pundit they’ve taken a good long look at the Nest , and I...

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