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What is Nest Aware?

What is Nest Aware?

By 18 June 2015

Nest has just announced a run of updates to its smarthome devices, including a new Nest Protect, a redesigned app, some new feature updates and Nest Cam, a connected home camera. Nest Cam offers a minimalist metal body, a magnetic base for easy mounting... >>

Nest Cam is now official: Dropcam gets redesigned

Nest Cam is now official: Dropcam gets redesigned

By 17 June 2015

Nest has today announced Nest Cam, its redeveloped version of Dropcam. However, Nest has added a lot of enhancements to the new Nest Cam. Firstly, the design is more versatile, using a zinc alloy stand, with new mounting options, including a standard... >>

Second-generation Nest Protect announced

Second-generation Nest Protect announced

By 17 June 2015

A second generation Nest Protect has been introduced today, as Nest announced sweeping updates to its connected home devices. The second-gen Nest Protect comes with added sensors, to make it better at detecting fast and slow burning fires. Using what... >>

Apple HomeKit explained: How does it work and what products are HomeKit ready?

Apple HomeKit explained: How does it work and what products are HomeKit ready?

By 5 June 2015

Hot on the heels of the home automation trend, Apple introduced a new system last autumn - called HomeKit - that will enable you to have wireless and electronic control of your home, household features, activities, appliances, and more. HomeKit is not... >>

Nest is holding an event on 17 June: What might it unveil?

Nest is holding an event on 17 June: What might it unveil?

By 4 June 2015

Nest has just sent out press invites to an event scheduled for 17 June. The event is expected to be all about new products, and if that's true, it would be the first major event for the company since Google bought it over a year ago. Nest hasn't confirmed... >>

Ten IFTTT recipes that will make your life smarter and simpler at home

Ten IFTTT recipes that will make your life smarter and simpler at home

By 1 May 2015

IFTTT is an app and web portal that you may or may not have heard of, but if you haven't or you don't yet use it, you should start. The service works on the basic statement: If This Then That and there are numerous smarthome systems, products and devices... >>

Nest thermostats missed the British Summer Time clock change

Nest thermostats missed the British Summer Time clock change

By 31 March 2015

Nest smart thermostats aren't as clever as they claim after failing to adapt to the British Summer Time clock change. After the clocks changed by an hour this weekend Nest thermostat owners took to forums to register their complaints. The Google-owned... >>

If you got an old Dropcam, you can get a free upgrade to an HD one from Nest

If you got an old Dropcam, you can get a free upgrade to an HD one from Nest

By 27 January 2015

There's a lot of risk involved when it comes to being an early adopter of technology, but sometimes, it can also be rewarding. Nest, for instance, has announced a replacement program that's all about helping owners of the original Dropcam and Dropcam... >>

Nest's Tony Fadell to take charge of Google Glass as Explorer Programme shuts down

Nest's Tony Fadell to take charge of Google Glass as Explorer Programme shuts down

By 15 January 2015

The guy who cofounded Nest and is considered "the father of the iPod" has now taken control of Google Glass. Google Glass is leaving the experimental Google X unit and will become one of Tony Fadell's responsibilities, Fortune has reported. Ivy Ross,... >>

Best smarthome gadgets of CES 2015: Belkin, Nest, LG and more

Best smarthome gadgets of CES 2015: Belkin, Nest, LG and more

By 6 January 2015

CES 2015 has kicked off in Vegas and among the thousands of products hoping to get themselves noticed, there have been a few gems unveiled for making your home smarter. The smarthome category has been making some serious waves in the tech world over... >>