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Nest Protect smoke alarm back on sale, but ditches key feature

Nest Protect smoke alarm back on sale, but ditches key feature

By 17 June 2014

The Nest Protect smart smoke and carbon monoxide alarm is back on shelves after being pulled two months ago, and it's had a price cut. Nest, owned by Google, pulled the alarm after it was found that the Nest Wave feature activated at the wrong time,... >>

Nest halts sales of Nest Protect smoke alarm due to Nest Wave silencing bug

Nest halts sales of Nest Protect smoke alarm due to Nest Wave silencing bug

By 4 April 2014

Uh-oh. The Nest Protect smoke alarm has a potentially fatal glitch. Nest has announced that its Nest Protect, a smart alarm for smoke and carbon monoxide, is no longer available for purchase. Nest, during one of its regular lab testings, apparently discovered... >>

What is Nest and why does Google want to buy it?

What is Nest and why does Google want to buy it?

By 14 January 2014

In a surprising move on Monday, Google announced the acquisition of Nest Labs, a home automation company that's made quite a name for itself in three years.  Why would Google, a company traditionally focused on a search engine, advertisements and Android... >>

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 December

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 December

By 28 December 2013

This week has been more reserved in the Pocket-lint offices. We blame the port. And the mince pies. What with it being Christmas, we've taken the liberty of hanging up our boots for a couple of days this week and focused instead on eating, drinking and... >>

Nest Protect review
4 out of 5

Nest Protect review

By 27 December 2013

Nest, known in the United States for its intelligent thermostat system that can be controlled via your iPhone, has launched an intelligent smoke and CO2 detector called Nest Protect. We've installed one in the Pocket-lint office to see if a smoke detector... >>


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