Apart from voice control, the star of the show is undoubtedly the thermostat’s translucent OLED touchscreen. You can tweak the temperature, check air quality (inside and out) and gauge your energy savings without having to push buttons or twist knobs. You’re paying a lot even compared to high-end rivals like Nest, but it’s not often that you can get a touch-only thermostat that doubles as a conversation piece.
Evolve also gives users access to “thousands” of Android TV apps via the Google Play Store as well as a programming guide. The system is 4K-friendly, too, so Netflix users can stream high-resolution movies and TV shows to their room. You’ll still need a Netflix account, of course, and you’ll be able to sign in […]
A day after we learned the name of the first live-action Star Wars TV show destined for Disney’s unnamed subscription streaming service, the official website has posted this image of The Mandalorian. It’s written and executive produced by Jon Favreau, and is expected to premiere next year. We still don’t have any details on this […]
Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon’s new cashier-less stores. One firm building automated checkout systems, Ava Retail, said Thursday it is working with Microsoft on the technology for physical stores. Both companies have headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Ava Retail CEO Atul Hirpara said Microsoft could become a […]