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Google Purchases Revolv, Shuts It Down

10/26/2014, Home automation seems to be a particular niche market that has certainly grown by leaps and bounds, and it does not look as though it is going to slow down anytime soon. In fact, Google’s very home automation company known as Nest Labs (which has...

Nest Adds Third-Party Home Automation Product Support

10/24/2014, There are several home automation products available in the market today, although they all exist independently of one another. However wouldn’t it be better if your home automation products could talk to one another and work in harmony? Well if you own...

Works With Nest Program Extends Its Reach

09/09/2014, Homes are starting to get smarter and smarter, thanks to a slew of ever improving technology, and it seems as though there is always room for betterment. Case in point, Nest’s thermostat alongside its Protect smoke detector will be able to do their part...

Nest Protect 2.0 Released

09/04/2014, As Nest continues to impress customers with its design and ease of use, the Nest engineers have been looking at the enormous amount of data gathered since the initial release of Nest Protect and have identified many opportunities for improvement, in...

Nest And Developers Help Make Homes Safer

06/23/2014, Nest, the company that was gobbled up by Google for $3.2 billion earlier this year, has come under the spotlight yet again with word of Google/Nest picking up Dropcam for a cool $555 million. Does the buck stop here? For the moment, at the very least, but...

Google/Nest Announces Acquisition Of Dropcam For $555 Million

06/20/2014, Earlier this year, Google announced that they would be acquiring Nest, the company behind smart home gadgets like the Nest Protect and the their smart thermostat. Now you might have heard that Google has interest in other home-related gadgets, and a rumor...

Nest Refunding Protect Owners $33 If Bought Before 15 June

06/18/2014, As you might have heard by now, Nest has finally returned the Protect smoke alarm to shelves via Google Play. For those unfamiliar, Nest had previously pulled the smoke alarm from being sold due to an issue with the device where users could accidentally...

Nest Protect Returns To Google Play Store With Key Feature Disabled

06/16/2014, The Nest Protect which was announced in October last year happened to run into some issues, having its sales halted temporarily due to safety concerns in April 2014. Following that, in May this year, the Nest Protect smart smoke detector was recalled,...

Google Stresses That Nest Will Remain Ad-Free

05/21/2014, Advertising – it is just about anywhere and everywhere that you look. Product placements in movies have definitely grown by an exponential amount in this day and age, and not only that, just about any and every app that you use would come with an...

Nest Issues Product Recall For “Protect” Smoke Detector

05/21/2014, Nest, for those unfamiliar, is a company by former Apple executive, Tony Fadell. The company has launched a smart thermostat and just last year, they launched Protect, which was a smart smoke detector. One of the features of Protect was the ability to...

Nest Thermostat Is Now Available From The Play Store

04/22/2014, Nest launched its very first thermostat back in 2011. The product quickly became popular due to its ability to adjust itself after “learning” the user’s habits. Earlier this year in January Google announced that it has acquired Nest for...

Nest Thermostat Briefly Spotted On Google Play

04/21/2014, A couple of years ago, former Apple SVP of the iPod, Tony Fadell, launched his own company and a new product called the Nest learning thermostat. The device, for those unfamiliar, will learn your habits at home and will be able to adjust the thermostat...