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Nest announced today that users will soon be able to control their smart thermostats with Alexa, Amazon's voice assistant. The news comes on the same day that Amazon announced two new Alexa devices.
Researchers discovered a number of smart home devices that leaked user data, including Nest's learning thermostat and a security camera that broadcasted completely non-encrypted video streams.
Nest announced an updated version of its learning thermostat earlier this week, and it was officially released just yesterday. We picked one up to check out all the new features and additions.
Nest has introduced a new version of its popular "learning" thermostat with a larger, sharper screen, more customization options, more temperature sensors, and a cool new feature call Farsight.
Google starts taking pre-orders today for OnHub, a home WiFi router billed as fast and simple, with mobile companion apps and automatic updates; it will also work with Google's IOT solutions.
The Google Store is the new home for the company's latest and greatest devices, which have now been removed from its Play Store - but it seems that its Nexus 5 has finally reached the end of the road.
Nest is determined to take over the smart home market, pushing for more compatibility with other devices such as Philips Hue lightbulbs, Augustus smart locks, and Withings Aura sleep system.
The Nest may have been released for some time in America, but it has only recently released the UK in its 2nd generation design. We check it out and see if all of the hype was really worth it.
In a new interview, the co-founder of Nest has stated that they will soon begin sharing data with Google, which may be a cause for concern for those who do not like what Google does with its data.
Nest has suspended sales of its Nest Protect intelligent smoke alarm due to issues with a motion command that could inadvertently turn off the alarm during an emergency.
During an interview at the DLD Conference in Munich, Nest CEO Tony offered more details regarding how his company would address any privacy changes that may result following its purchase by Google.
Google has announced it will acquire Nest Labs, makers of the Nest Learning Thermostat and the Protect smoke detector, for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest will continue to operate as an independent brand.
I've been using the Nest for nearly two months now and without jumping right to the conclusion, I can say it is an excellent and well-rounded product in terms of hardware as well as software.