What if a few Apple designers went off to fix other parts of the home? Well, they just did (sort of).
This is the beautiful Nest Learning Thermosat. All the bells, whistles, and slick design you would expect from the founding team.
A thermostat that learns from user behavior to create a custom heating and cooling schedule. Company founders Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers—who spearheaded the design and engineering of the iPod, respectively—found it “unacceptable… that the device that controls 10 percent of all energy consumed in the U.S. hadn’t kept up with advancements in technology and design.”
More pictures, video, and info over at Core77. I’m ready to buy mine.