My mother is kind of young still, yet she doesn’t enjoy anything she can’t understand. When we change computers, she always yells at it that it’s stupid because she can’t figure it out, it took her so long to stop getting made at the web browser when we made the change from dial-up to broadband connection. At the moment she’s wanting to replace the thermostat in her home, and everyone at work is trying to sell her on a smart thermostat. I made an attempt to show her a unit at the store, but she whined and mentioned that it just wasn’t user friendly. It’s not that she can’t figure it out and should learn, no sir. It’s the fact that the system is just wrong or broken or both, but finally I told her to perhaps quit yelling at inanimate objects and just buy a programmable thermostat, however much appreciate the smart thermostat, it can be programmed to her certain schedule which will help her save money on the bills. These units were much like to the tiny rectangle she had in the past. The screen is backlit so it’s less complicated to read, but she doesn’t have to turn off the light if she needs to get up during a night sweat and change the temperature control. Not only are the programmable thermostats much easier to use if you’re a little old-fashioned appreciate our mom, but they’re a lot more affordable than the high tech thermostats. While you can’t control a programmable thermostat on wireless connection, you can still set it up to help you save cash. Mom is already starting to have cheaper energy bills thanks to the programmable climate control.