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Honeywell's smart home security system has Alexa, facial recognition

Honeywell's smart home security system has Alexa, facial recognition

By Elyse Betters

Honeywell has used a crowd-funding site to introduce a smart home security system.The company, which makes a range of products that can be found in more than 150 million homes and 10 million businesses, wants to give Nest Secure and Ring Protect a run... Read more

Honeywell launches its first home security camera, the Lyric C1

Honeywell launches its first home security camera, the Lyric C1

By Max Langridge

Honeywell is perhaps best known for its smart thermostat systems, with the Lyric system being the most consumer-friendly version. The company has now added to the Lyric family with a security camera in the form of the C1. Honeywell Lyric T6R review: Smart... Read more

Honeywell Lyric T6R review: Smart heating made simple
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Honeywell Lyric T6R review: Smart heating made simple

By Rik Henderson

Smart heating systems are on the up. And having moved into a new home recently it made a lot of sense to test Honeywell's latest smart home thermostat system, the Lyric T6.We had the Lyric T6R fitted, which is the same as the standard T6 but comes with... Read more

Honeywell Lyric T6 smart thermostat will make your home toasty warm when you’re on your way home

Honeywell Lyric T6 smart thermostat will make your home toasty warm when you’re on your way home

By Max Langridge

Honeywell has launched the Lyric T6, the latest in its range of connected thermostats, joining the evohome and and Single Zone. The new model has Apple HomeKit integration meaning you can control it using your voice and Siri, or through Apple’s Home... Read more

11 reasons to upgrade your doorbell

11 reasons to upgrade your doorbell

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When was the last time you found a "we tried to deliver" card on your door mat, but you were home? With more and more of us opting to have things delivered to our home, it can be challenging to not only make sure we are are in, but that we also hear... Read more

How to make your home smart right now

How to make your home smart right now

By Britta O'Boyle

Smarthomes were once associated with the rich and famous. The kind of houses you only saw in your dreams or TV programmes like Cribs. That's no longer the case.There are hundreds of devices available these days that not only make a smarthome possible,... Read more

10 reasons the Honeywell Lyric Security and Home Control System is amazing

10 reasons the Honeywell Lyric Security and Home Control System is amazing

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Many of us lead busy and sometimes stressful lives, rushing about here, there and everywhere trying to get things done. It is hard enough to fit everything in and keep everything ticking along smoothly, without having to worry about things such as your... Read more

Tips for saving money on your energy bill this summer (and the rest of the year)

Tips for saving money on your energy bill this summer (and the rest of the year)

By David Phelan

Keeping energy bills as low as possible is an all-year-round job.Sure, you don't need the heating on in the sultry days of summer, but then that ramps up the AC costs instead. Or maybe the nights are still a little chilly even in summer where you are?Follow... Read more

How to make your bathroom smart

How to make your bathroom smart

By David Phelan

So there you are, standing in front of the bathroom mirror, brushing your teeth absent-mindedly and pondering the meaning of life. But with a small change you could make your bathroom smarter.You could weigh yourself, wash yourself or even brush your... Read more

Honeywell Lyric ecosystem: What is it and what does it work with?

Honeywell Lyric ecosystem: What is it and what does it work with?

By Pocket-lint Promotion

With so many smart home platforms, ecosystems and products available, the terminology can get confusing, especially as many require an investment of time, money, and brainpower.It's not all complicated though. Honeywell's Lyric system, for instance,... Read more

Why you need a water leak detector

Why you need a water leak detector

By Pocket-lint Promotion

For many of us, our homes are our pride and joy. It doesn't matter what size home you have, whether you own it or rent it, or if it's super clean or super messy. It's home and that means many of us will want to do everything we can to protect it to ensure... Read more

What is Demand Response, and how it can save you money?

What is Demand Response, and how it can save you money?

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Everybody likes to save money, especially when it comes to bills, and being smarter with your energy could save you hundreds of dollars a year.In the US, a program called Demand Response will help ensure you're being as energy efficient as possible.Here's... Read more

The smarthome journey so far

The smarthome journey so far

By Pocket-lint Promotion

The term smarthome has become increasingly common, no longer a phrase we associate with the future, instead become something of the now.The evolution of the smarthome hasn't happened overnight however. It has been a long road to bring us to the present... Read more

Honeywell Water Leak and Freeze Detector explained

Honeywell Water Leak and Freeze Detector explained

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Small issues can develop into major problems if they aren't dealt quickly. Spilling red wine on a cream carpet for example, isn't something you want to leave unattended for too long. While in this case it wouldn't be catastrophic if you did, aside from... Read more

Worried about the floods? Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak Detector hopes to save your stuff

Worried about the floods? Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak Detector hopes to save your stuff

By Stuart Miles

Honeywell has launched a Wi-Fi enabled leak and freeze detector that can notify you via your smartphone if it detects water in the room it is installed.The seemingly boring looking white box can work on its own without any bigger smarthome system (like... Read more

Which Honeywell heating system is best for you? Evohome vs Voice Controlled vs Single Zone Thermostat

Which Honeywell heating system is best for you? Evohome vs Voice Controlled vs Single Zone Thermostat

By Britta O'Boyle

Honeywell is a company with its fingers in several pies, one of which is smart heating. There are several systems available on the market that will make turning your heating on or off and make scheduling it much easier, whether you pick Honeywell, or... Read more

Real-life smarthome: What is it really like living with Honeywell, Nest, Tado, Hive, Philips Hue, Netatmo and Withings?

Real-life smarthome: What is it really like living with Honeywell, Nest, Tado, Hive, Philips Hue, Netatmo and Withings?

By Britta O'Boyle

The smarthome is no longer the subject of dreams - it is very much the here and now. There are numerous products and devices out there that will turn your house into a clever one, from smartphone-controlled lights to heating and cameras.But what is it... Read more

5 crazy smarthome gadgets you didn’t know you needed

5 crazy smarthome gadgets you didn’t know you needed

By Britta O'Boyle

A smarthome can be made up of all sorts of wonderful gadgets, from smartphone controlled heating and lighting, to cameras, colourful garden lights, robot hoovers and clever washing machines.There aren't just wonderful products out there for the smarthome... Read more

5 reasons why the summer is a good time to buy a smart thermostat

5 reasons why the summer is a good time to buy a smart thermostat

By Britta O'Boyle

Summer has finally arrived and even if the sun is a little temperamental when it comes to keeping its hat on, you have probably turned the heating off in your home.In fact, one of the last things you are likely to be thinking about is your heating. But... Read more

8 smarthome gadgets to look forward to

8 smarthome gadgets to look forward to

By Britta O'Boyle

Home automation gadgets have really taken off in the last couple of years, with plenty of devices already available to turn your house into a smart one. It's a hot topic at the moment with lots of companies hopping on the smarthome bandwagon and products... Read more

Make your home smart and secure with these five security systems

Make your home smart and secure with these five security systems

By Britta O'Boyle

A smart home can be made up of all sorts of gadgets and systems from smart cameras, to smart heating and lighting. Whether you have just one smart light bulb, or ten security cameras, you've invested money in your home so you probably want to protect... Read more

Here are 9 ways to control your heating through your smartwatch

Here are 9 ways to control your heating through your smartwatch

By Britta O'Boyle

There are a number of smart heating systems available now, all of which allow you to remotely control your heating and even your hot water depending on which system you have, anytime and anywhere.This control started on smartphones and tablets, but some... Read more

Honeywell Evohome vs British Gas Hive Active Heating: What’s the difference?

Honeywell Evohome vs British Gas Hive Active Heating: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Smart heating systems are great, but there are now a number of options available, all of which have their own advantages and disadvantages.Choosing between them and finding the system that will suit your needs best can be difficult as it will depend on... Read more

6 things you didn't know you could do with a smarthome

6 things you didn't know you could do with a smarthome

By Britta O'Boyle

There are numerous elements that contribute to a smarthome from heating and lighting to connected speakers and cameras. It will depend on how much of your house has been transformed into a smart one as to how much you will be able to do with it, but... Read more

Honeywell Lyric vs Google Nest: What's the difference?

Honeywell Lyric vs Google Nest: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Honeywell offers a couple of smart heating systems within its portfolio including the multi-zone Evohome and the Single Zone Thermostat. It also has another number up its sleeve though - known as Lyric - and while this smart thermostat is only available... Read more

Honeywell Evohome vs Tado 2.0: What’s the difference?

Honeywell Evohome vs Tado 2.0: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

There are several smart heating systems available, all of which offer the ability to control your heating remotely from a smartphone or tablet.Each system also has a variety of features though, and it will depend on what it is you want from your heating... Read more

How to make your home smart for under £1000

How to make your home smart for under £1000

By Britta O'Boyle

A smarthome is no longer a distant dream of the future, it is very much something you can achieve now, whether you have a little bit of spare cash, or a lot.There are plenty of ways, devices and products that can all contribute to making your home a... Read more

IFTTT compatible hardware: 25 devices to recipe your life

IFTTT compatible hardware: 25 devices to recipe your life

By Britta O'Boyle

IFTTT works on the statement: If This Then That, and it's a service that is commonly associated with the smarthome and connected devices. IFTTT allows you to create what the company calls "recipes" between what it refers to as "channels".In English,... Read more

11 recipes to make heating control simpler with IFTTT

11 recipes to make heating control simpler with IFTTT

By Britta O'Boyle

IFTTT is a service you may have heard us talk about in the past when it comes to smarthome. It's based on the statement: If This Then That, and it doesn't get anywhere near the amount of credit it deserves. This service has the ability to tie everything... Read more

Smart heating is here: Five reasons to invest

Smart heating is here: Five reasons to invest

By Britta O'Boyle

Smart heating is the umbrella term used for the latest heating set ups that not only allow you to control the temperature throughout your home from your smartphone, but some will also automatically learn and adjust to your weekly or daily routines.The... Read more

How to make your home smart for under £500

How to make your home smart for under £500

By Britta O'Boyle

Connected homes are fast becoming more and more popular and chances are if you are reading this feature, you're either interested in making your home smarter, or you want to know what is available to help you do it. There are hundreds of products out... Read more

Honeywell's new Lyric home security system lets you keep your house safe with voice commands

Honeywell's new Lyric home security system lets you keep your house safe with voice commands

By Elyse Betters

Honeywell is showing off a new Lyric-branded product at CES 2015, with the goal of helping you remotely control your home and its security.The new product is what Honeywell described as a "professional-grade home security system," because it features... Read more

Honeywell Evohome adds ifttt support, now you can control your heating via an email

Honeywell Evohome adds ifttt support, now you can control your heating via an email

By Stuart Miles

Honeywell has teamed up with internet of things site If This Then That to offer access to the company's connected thermostats in its Evohome range.The new options, which go live today, will allow ifttt users the chance to set up a number of sequenced... Read more

Hello Thermostat: Honeywell creates a heating system you can talk to

Hello Thermostat: Honeywell creates a heating system you can talk to

By Stuart Miles

We doubt that Jean Luc Picard ever had to ask the computer to turn up the heating on the Enterprise, but Honeywell is about to make that a possibility for any would be captain at home with a new thermostat that you can control with your voice.The voice... Read more

Honeywell Single Zone Thermostat: Connect your heating to the internet for £139

Honeywell Single Zone Thermostat: Connect your heating to the internet for £139

By Elyse Betters

Honeywell has debuted a connected thermostat to compete with Nest, and offering those who want to connect their heating to the internet the chance to do so easily and affordably.  It's called Single Zone Thermostat.Ultimately a single zone version of... Read more

Honeywell reveals how Apple Watch could be even more important than iPhone for smarthome control

Honeywell reveals how Apple Watch could be even more important than iPhone for smarthome control

By Rik Henderson

One of the main functions of the Apple Watch third-party developers will be looking to exploit is its ability to control and interact with smart appliances and smarthome technology.Honeywell is certainly one of those already working with Apple to utilise... Read more

Honeywell Evohome review
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Honeywell Evohome review

By Stuart Miles

There are a number of companies vying for your business when it comes to controlling your heating system at home. British Gas has Hive, Google owns Nest in the US (which is expected to eventually come to the UK), and there's the German company Tado also... Read more

The future of home security: Get ready for sensors and pro-active systems

The future of home security: Get ready for sensors and pro-active systems

By Stuart Miles

Today, home security is fairly straightforward. If you live in a home that has an "alarm" you've got a bevy of motion sensors dotted around your house, a central keypad by your front door with a standard keypad to disarm it and a box on the front of your... Read more

The future of heating: Honeywell looks beyond what we can do today

The future of heating: Honeywell looks beyond what we can do today

By Stuart Miles

Heating has got clever. Whether it is British Gas and the Hive system, Nest and its intelligent thermostat, Tado, or Honeywell and the Evohome offering, the days of scrambling in the airing cupboard to change how your home is heated are over.Now, with... Read more

Forget phone controlled heating, Honeywell lets you do it from your wrist

Forget phone controlled heating, Honeywell lets you do it from your wrist

By Stuart Miles

Honeywell has launched a new app for the Pebble smartwatch that lets you control its Evohome smart central heating system with the smart watch.The new Pebble app, which went live in the Pebble App Store on Monday, lets you quickly see what the temperature... Read more

Honeywell Lyric intelligent thermostat takes on Nest

Honeywell Lyric intelligent thermostat takes on Nest

By Stuart Miles

Honeywell is to take on Nest with a new heating product to complement its Evohome heating system offering already available in the US and UK.The new intelligent heating system, which isn't as comprehensive as the company's Evohome offering, will be dubbed... Read more

Honeywell Evohome: Control individual radiators with your phone

Honeywell Evohome: Control individual radiators with your phone

By Stuart Miles

Honeywell, a company that you are probably aware of but doesn't get used in your daily gadget vocabulary, has told Pocket-lint that it plans to launch a wirelessly connected home heating system in the new year.The system, dubbed Evohome, will connect... Read more

Honeywell lets you control your home climate using its Wi-Fi Thermostat with Voice Control

Honeywell lets you control your home climate using its Wi-Fi Thermostat with Voice Control

By Luke Edwards

Controlling room temperature with your voice has been a Star Trek-style dream for years, until now. Honeywell has announced its Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control that intelligently adjusts your home's climate based on voice commands.Not only can... Read more