British Gas-owned Hive has today revealed a new smart thermostat for UK homes that has oft-requested features like a multi-zoning option and a heating boost. The most striking thing about the Hive Active Heating 2 though is its mirror finish design. If you were put off the first model because you thought it looked dull (it really did), the second version is a huge improvement, thanks largely to a collaboration with designer Yves Béhar, who had a hand in the design of the Jawbone UP bands and Jambox, among other things. Along with a single middle control for scrolling between options, there are a few…

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