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Nest Google Now Integration Goes Live

12/15/2014, We reported just yesterday that soon Nest thermostat users will be able to control this connected object through Google Now. Today, the integration has gone live. Android users can now take advantage of Google Now to control their Nest thermostat by using...

Google Now Will Soon Be Able To Control Your Nest

12/14/2014, Nest is a company that makes a popular smart thermostat of the same name, as well as a smoke alarm. The company was purchased by Google and soon after the deal went through it unveiled a new program called “Works with Nest,” which would allow...

Nest’s Smart Thermostat Gets Another Update

11/04/2014, For those unfamiliar, Nest’s smart thermostat has changed the way many people use their thermostats at home. The device is smart enough where it will eventually be able to learn your usage habits, thus saving you time and effort from having to...

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...