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You can now control Nest thermostat with your voice, if you own an Android phone

You can now control Nest thermostat with your voice, if you own an Android phone

By 15 December 2014

The smart thermostat from Nest just got a lot smarter, thanks to Google. Imagine feeling a little cold while sitting on your couch, but instead of getting up and turning up the heat or playing with temperature controls buried in a smartphone app, you... >>

Best smarthome device 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best smarthome device 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 21 November 2014

With connected homes becoming more and more desirable and app-controllable products launching left, right and centre making the crossover between technology and the home even more prominent, we have introduced a new category to the Pocket-lint Gadgets... >>

Nest Learning Thermostat review: Intelligent home heating never looked better
4 out of 5

Nest Learning Thermostat review: Intelligent home heating never looked better

By 20 November 2014

We've come to review Nest, the smart thermostat, in a bit of a backwards way. Installed at the height of the British summer (if such a thing actually exists?) at the end of July, we've not been using the central heating at home until within the last month.... >>

Nest acquires Revolv, maker of smart home automation hub

Nest acquires Revolv, maker of smart home automation hub

By 24 October 2014

Google-owned Nest has announced it acquired a company that makes smarthome automation devices: Revolv. Although the terms of the acquisition deal were not disclosed, several reports have claimed Nest only wanted the Revolv team for its experience and... >>

Want smartphone-controlled heating? Here are some of your options

Want smartphone-controlled heating? Here are some of your options

By 9 October 2014

Clever heating systems have really come into their own recently, with a number of solutions already available and developing as both Honeywell and Tado have announced new thermostats this week, the former of which will allow you to talk to it when it... >>

Smart heating explained

Smart heating explained

By 7 August 2014

Everyone loves to save money. And right now, thanks to the latest advancements in home automation, there's a big competition between companies to see which can save you the most cash on your utilities bill. From energy suppliers like British Gas to startups... >>

Apple Homekit explained

Apple Homekit explained

By 5 August 2014

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

Thread is the teamwork of Nest, Samsung, ARM and more to make the connected home smarter

Thread is the teamwork of Nest, Samsung, ARM and more to make the connected home smarter

By 15 July 2014

Thread has been developed by seven companies as a standard to allow for intelligent smart homes that work better. It will mean lower power consumption and smarter linked gadgets. Currently there are options like ITTT which causes on action, like opening... >>

Nest goes open source, your fitness band could turn on your heating when it detects you’re awake

Nest goes open source, your fitness band could turn on your heating when it detects you’re awake

By 24 June 2014

Nest has announced its Nest Developer Program to create a more connected home. That could mean a fully automated experience is not too far off. At the moment Nest is working with developers and brands to integrate the smart controls. Jawbone's UP24 band,... >>

Nest is about to start watching your home, acquires Dropcam

Nest is about to start watching your home, acquires Dropcam

By 23 June 2014

Nest, the Google owned smart smoke alarm, has announced it's buying Dropcam. It looks like it has plans to put robo-eyes in your home so you can check it from anywhere. Many security systems now offer a camera that allows users to check a snapshot or... >>


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