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Nest Black Friday (US) deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more amazing sales

Nest Black Friday (US) deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more amazing sales

By Elyse Betters

Amazon is holding a 10-day Black Friday extravaganza, with bargains on its own devices and other goodies, including devices from Nest.The latest Nest Learning Thermostat, which works with Amazon Alexa, is $199 for Black Friday, down from $249.99. You... Read more

Black Friday deal on Nest Thermostat 3.0 will save you £70

Black Friday deal on Nest Thermostat 3.0 will save you £70

By Max Langridge

Saving money not only on products and everyday items, but on your bills as well, is a big deal for everybody. So when you can combine the two and save £70 off a Nest Thermostat 3.0, which will bring your heating bills down, it's an offer too good to... Read more

Ring Protect is way cheaper than Nest's smart home security system

Ring Protect is way cheaper than Nest's smart home security system

By Elyse Betters

Ring is going after Nest.You'll see a lot of those headlines today, as Ring is announcing a major new product that not only brings together its existing lineup of security cameras, lights, and doorbells, but also gives Nest, which makes its own line... Read more

Nest Hello vs Ring Video Doorbell vs Doorbell 2 vs Doorbell Pro: What's the difference?

Nest Hello vs Ring Video Doorbell vs Doorbell 2 vs Doorbell Pro: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Nest announced it will be bringing out a video doorbell at some point in 2018, called Hello. The company already offers various smart home devices including its popular Learning Thermostat and various cameras for both indoor and outdoor, but a video... Read more

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor preview: Outside security camera gets smarter

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor preview: Outside security camera gets smarter

By Britta O'Boyle

Nest announced several new products at an event in September, including the Hello video doorbell, the Nest Secure alarm system comprising three devices and an update to its outdoor security camera in the form of the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor.The Nest Cam... Read more

Nest Secure preview: A simple, sophisticated alarm system

Nest Secure preview: A simple, sophisticated alarm system

By Britta O'Boyle

Nest announced a range of new devices at its big event in September, including the Hello video doorbell and a new alarm system called Secure.The Nest Secure alarm system is made up of three main devices that work in tandem together, comprising the Nest... Read more

Nest Hello video doorbell preview: At last, a valid competitor to Ring

Nest Hello video doorbell preview: At last, a valid competitor to Ring

By Britta O'Boyle

Nest has announced a competitor to the Ring video doorbell in the form of the Nest Hello. The new doorbell, which will be available in 2018 in the US and Canada, is claimed to be the first doorbell able to detect a person and offer facial recognition.Offering... Read more

Nest's big announcement: What happened and how to re-watch

Nest's big announcement: What happened and how to re-watch

By Elyse Betters

Nest has a lot of people scratching their heads right now.Here's the deal: Nest recently put out an invite, asking the media to join it at a press event. The event invite specifically mentioned "popcorn" and a "comfy couch". So, most people assumed Nest... Read more

Nest has a new alarm system, video doorbell, and outdoor camera

Nest has a new alarm system, video doorbell, and outdoor camera

By Elyse Betters

Nest has stepped up its home security efforts.The Alphabet-owned company is live in San Francisco, where it has announced the new Nest Secure alarm system, Nest Hello video doorbell, and Nest Cam IQ outdoor security camera. The alarm system is, as one... Read more

Nest Thermostat E vs Nest Thermostat 3.0: What's the difference?

Nest Thermostat E vs Nest Thermostat 3.0: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Nest announced a new, cheaper version of its learning thermostat at the end of August, designed to be more accessible thanks to its $169 price point.The big question is how does Nest Thermostat E compared to the more expensive, $249 Nest Thermostat... Read more

Nest Thermostat E is the same learning thermostat in a much simpler package

Nest Thermostat E is the same learning thermostat in a much simpler package

By Max Langridge

Nest has unveiled the Thermostat E, a new version of its smart home thermostat that's designed to be more accessible to consumers thanks to its more affordable price. We previously caught a glimpse of the Thermostat E when Evan Blass leaked an image of... Read more

New Nest thermostat with all-plastic design and cheaper price leaks out

New Nest thermostat with all-plastic design and cheaper price leaks out

By Elyse Betters

Nest's next Learning Thermostat might look very different and could even be affordable.Currently, the device is in its third generation. Nest hasn't changed the look over the past six years, having primarily released software updates instead. However,... Read more

Nest 3.0 smart thermostat reduced to £135 for Amazon Prime Day

Nest 3.0 smart thermostat reduced to £135 for Amazon Prime Day

By Max Langridge

The Nest 3.0 smart thermostat is one of our favourite smart home products. It not only looks amazing for a thermostat, but it can carry out myriad functions to keep your home warm or cool, and ultimately save you money.Amazon has knocked a rather generous... Read more

Nest Cam IQ is a new indoor security camera with facial recognition tech

Nest Cam IQ is a new indoor security camera with facial recognition tech

By Elyse Betters

Nest Labs has launched pre-orders for a new indoor security camera.Called Nest Cam IQ, the camera supposedly offers a range of intelligent features. It knows when your child has arrived home safely, for instance, or that there’s a stranger in your... Read more

Hive Camera rivals Nest Cam with audio and motion detection, will also bark like a dog

Hive Camera rivals Nest Cam with audio and motion detection, will also bark like a dog

By Chris Hall

Hive, the British Gas-backed smart home company has announced the latest addition to its collection of smart home devices called the Hive Camera. Following the likes of Nest with the Nest Cam, the Hive Camera will let Hive users monitor their home using... Read more

Nest Cam IQ vs Nest Cam Indoor: What's the difference?

Nest Cam IQ vs Nest Cam Indoor: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Nest has announced a new smart home security camera to its line-up in the form of the Nest Cam IQ. The new device brings several advancements over the Nest Cam Indoor, though it also adds a few pounds to the price tag, which could make the decision between... Read more

Nest Cam IQ review: Great home security lacks an intelligent asking price
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Nest Cam IQ review: Great home security lacks an intelligent asking price

By Cam Bunton

The personal home security market is on the up, thanks to reduced costs and size of components required to make it all work. Now, we no longer need a dedicated room to setup recorders and monitors, all we need is a small camera and an internet connection.That's... Read more

Nest Cam IQ 4K security camera can tell the difference between a burglar or a thing

Nest Cam IQ 4K security camera can tell the difference between a burglar or a thing

By Britta O'Boyle

Nest has announced a new indoor security camera to its portfolio in the Nest Cam IQ. The next-generation indoor security camera is able to differentiate between person and thing, and the company claims it offers best-in-class imaging and intelligent... Read more

Nest might unveil new 4K indoor home security camera by end of May

Nest might unveil new 4K indoor home security camera by end of May

By Elyse Betters

Google-owned Nest will soon announce a 4K indoor home security camera, but it's not your typical 4K camera.It won't actually record in 4K, according to Android Police. Instead, it will use the 4K resolution to "power some cool zooming tricks". The sensor... Read more

Nest might soon launch a cheaper thermostat and new security system

Nest might soon launch a cheaper thermostat and new security system

By Elyse Betters

Nest practically disappeared after it became an Alphabet company, but a new report has suggested it's coming back in full force.A report from Bloomberg claimed Nest is working on new connected products, including a home security system, a smart doorbell,... Read more

Nest Cam Outdoor review: Secure enough as a security camera?
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Nest Cam Outdoor review: Secure enough as a security camera?

By Adrian Willings

Nest has made the move from indoor security, to offering all-seeing protection for the outside of your home. Say hello to the Nest Cam Outdoor.Boasting some of the same features as its indoor Nest Cam sibling, the outdoor version is touted as offering... Read more

Nest is now available in four more European countries

Nest is now available in four more European countries

By Max Langridge

Purveyor of connected home products Nest will be saying hallo, servus, ciao and hola to new customers after it announced it is expanding into four European countries. Customers in Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain will now be able to buy the Nest... Read more

Nest Cam adds Sightline, an innovative way to view your recorded video

Nest Cam adds Sightline, an innovative way to view your recorded video

By Chris Hall

Nest has announced a new software feature for Nest Cam, Dropcam and the new Nest Cam Outdoor that will make it easier to skim through your recorded footage. Called Sightline, the new feature presents a live view from your Cam in the top third of the... Read more

Nest Thermostat now comes in black, white and copper

Nest Thermostat now comes in black, white and copper

By Chris Hall

Nest Thermostat looks good. It's hard not to spot it on the wall and appreciate the simplicity of the design, compared to the off-white plastic thermostat of yesteryear.Nest has announced that the Thermostat is now available in three more colours, in... Read more

Nest Cam Outdoor: Full HD, Nest Aware connected, with talk and listen functions

Nest Cam Outdoor: Full HD, Nest Aware connected, with talk and listen functions

By Chris Hall

Nest has announced a new connected camera, the Nest Cam Outdoor. As the name suggests, this is an outdoor camera, offering weatherproofing, but linking in to the rest of your Nest home.The new camera is designed for DIY installation, opting for a cabled... Read more

Nest 3.0 review: The smartest thermostat just got smarter
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Nest 3.0 review: The smartest thermostat just got smarter

By Mike Lowe

We had Nest 3.0, the smart learning thermostat, installed at the tail-end of 2015, replacing the 2.0 model installed in the summer of 2014. Since then it's been sensing and learning our heating habits. Good job, as the wintry cold spell has really stuck... Read more

Nest Cam review: The next level in home security?
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Nest Cam review: The next level in home security?

By Mike Lowe

Wi-Fi based home security camera options are everywhere at the moment, with the Google-owned Nest Cam not the first product with its foot in the door, so to speak. We've already seen Withings Home, Netatmo Welcome and Panasonic Nubo to name but a few.Nest... Read more

Nest major update: Phone geo-tracking added, family accounts introduced

Nest major update: Phone geo-tracking added, family accounts introduced

By Mike Lowe

Nest has introduced a major update to its app and services today, adding family accounts for up to 10 individual users per account and phone-based geo-tracking for smarter auto-home/away activation.As long-time users of the Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest... Read more

Nest third gen with larger screen arrives in the UK bringing exclusive features

Nest third gen with larger screen arrives in the UK bringing exclusive features

By Luke Edwards

Nest Labs has already launched its next gen device with enhanced screen in the US, now it's arrived in the UK and Europe with exclusive features.The new Nest sports a slimmer form than its predecessor and a newly designed screen. Plus Nest says Europe... Read more

Nest Weave makes Yale Linus smartphone controlled lock possible

Nest Weave makes Yale Linus smartphone controlled lock possible

By Luke Edwards

Nest has announced that as part of its Works with Nest system a new protocol will be introduced that makes everything more smart and secure. Enter the smart Linus lock from Yale that you can control with your smartphone.Nest Weave is the new system that... Read more

New Nest announced: Third-gen is thinner, higher resolution and more

New Nest announced: Third-gen is thinner, higher resolution and more

By Luke Edwards

Nest, the smart thermostat backed by Google, now comes in an upgraded third-generation version.The latest Nest has managed to lose some girth making it thinner than ever. Despite this slimming down it's also managed to cram in an improved display.The... Read more

What is Nest Aware?

What is Nest Aware?

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

Nest Cam is now official: Dropcam gets redesigned

Nest Cam is now official: Dropcam gets redesigned

By Chris Hall

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 tripod... Read more

Second-generation Nest Protect announced

Second-generation Nest Protect announced

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Nest thermostats missed the British Summer Time clock change

Nest thermostats missed the British Summer Time clock change

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Nest announces more third-party support as Works with Nest smarthome land grab continues

Nest announces more third-party support as Works with Nest smarthome land grab continues

By Chris Hall

Nest has announced a new run of partners at CES 2015 that are all part of its Works with Nest programme.If you thought that Nest was just a smart heating controller you'd be wrong, as Works with Nest is designed to put the smart into your smarthome. Works... Read more

Nest acquires Revolv, maker of smart home automation hub

Nest acquires Revolv, maker of smart home automation hub

By Elyse Betters

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 knowledge... Read more

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 Luke Edwards

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,... Read more

Nest is about to start watching your home, acquires Dropcam

Nest is about to start watching your home, acquires Dropcam

By Luke Edwards

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 video... Read more

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

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

By Luke Edwards

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,... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Nest Learning Thermostat UK launch gets green light

Nest Learning Thermostat UK launch gets green light

By Stuart Miles

After months of waiting and even a couple of false starts, Nest is now available in the UK.The new learning thermostat, which has the ability to change and adapt your heating to how you live, has been manipulated by the company to work with the UK's "complicated... Read more

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

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

By Jake Smith

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... Read more

Google acquiring company behind Nest thermostat for $3.2 billion

Google acquiring company behind Nest thermostat for $3.2 billion

By Jake Smith

Google has announced on Monday that it is acquiring the makers of the Nest thermostat for $3.2 billion. Nest has been at the forefront of home automation since it launched to rave reviews in 2011, enabling users save money on heating and cooling thanks... Read more

Nest Protect review
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Nest Protect review

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Nest in the UK: Company says it's still working on it

Nest in the UK: Company says it's still working on it

By Stuart Miles

Nest has said that although it hopes to launch in the UK at some point it doesn't yet have a date for when that will be."We are working on it," Erik Charlton, VP of business at Nest, told Pocket-lint, breaking the bad news.The move, which seems to have... Read more

Nest Protect smoke and CO detector wants to intelligently protect your home

Nest Protect smoke and CO detector wants to intelligently protect your home

By Stuart Miles

Nest, looking for its next home gadget to target and improve,  is to launch an intelligent smoke and carbon monoxide detector in the UK, US and Canada in November.The new internet-connected device will cost £109 and be available in John Lewis, Amazon... Read more

Nest Labs smart smoke detector reportedly in the works, could land this year

Nest Labs smart smoke detector reportedly in the works, could land this year

By Elyse Betters

Nest Labs has reportedly been working on a smart smoke detector that is compatible with computers and mobile devices - much like the Learning Thermostat that the startup released in 2011.Former Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica E. Lessin, citing anonymous... Read more