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Smart thermostat tracks iPhones

Occasionally I get a bit creeped out by technology, then obviously almost everyone is sad about their webcams getting hacked by creepos who want to take a peep at you, then clearly almost everyone is getting upset about the amount of information Facebook is ready to share with global marketers.

It’s well known that our emails as well as email messages are likely being monitored by some watchcat group, but however, the thing that is absolutely freaking me out the most lately is our new smart thermostat, however at our last home we were spoiled by the presence of an existing smart thermostat system. Within a year we became completely accustomed to using our iPhones to control the indoor air temperature at all times. It didn’t matter if we were 1000 miles away or just down the hallway from the air temperature control device, we usually whipped out our iPhones as well as logged into the smart thermostat app either way, then my buddy and I enjoyed the high tech air quality control system so much that we opted to go through withdrawal when we moved to a new house. My hubby went on the lookout for a discounted Heating, Ventilation plus A/C control device, as well as soon came home with a new Nest thermostat. I was excited…at first, however soon I started to feel like this smart thermostat was a little too smart, then namely, I became alarmed that the thermostat knew when I was home as well as tracked my weekly schedule through my cell iPhone! There are benefits to this thermostat tracking for energy savings, I’m sure, but I can’t shake the feeling that my smart temperature control device is up to something. I’ve been turning my iPhone off lately, just so I feel like I’m off the thermostat grid… but then I can’t use the temperature control app that we purchased the air temperature control device for in the first locale.


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