Holiday Procrastinators: Nest Thermostat in Apple Stores

Holiday shoppers with procrastination issues have a new last minute shopping option for the tech lovers in their lives now that the second generation Nest Learning Thermostat is available in Apple's retail stores. The programmable thermostat learns your heating and cooling patterns, and can be remotely programmed from your iPhone or iPad.

The second generation Nest Learning Thermostat now in Apple StoresThe second generation Nest Learning Thermostat now in Apple Stores

The second generation model is about 20 percent thinner than the original, supports most heating and cooling systems in the United States, and has a sleeker look than the first generation model. Connecting the Nest is easier now thanks to a redesigned wire attachment system, and it includes a built-in level to make sure it sits straight on your wall.

You can also buy the Nest online through the Apple website.

The second generation Nest Learning Thermostat is priced at US$249 and you can walk out of your local Apple Store with one today and still have plenty of time for holiday parties.