Google is working on its cheapest Thermostat yet, the $129 Nest Thermostat which will feature gesture controls presumably using Project Soli. The new thermostat will go on sale in the coming weeks.
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Microsoft partners up with Johnson Controls in the hopes of competing in the smart home market. The result is a modern and beautiful GLAS thermostat that you can control through Cortana.
While ransomware has been famous for infecting a lot of PCs, it has also shown no mercy on mobile devices. And with this, two hackers demonstrated that it can also infect 'smart' thermostats.
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.
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.
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.