Latest Nest smart home reviews

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review: Outside security camera gets smarter
4.0 stars

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review: Outside security camera gets smarter

By Adrian Willings

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is a version of the company's Nest Cam IQ smart home camera designed for the outside world, ideal to help keep a secure eye on your property. It's also the update for the original Nest Cam Outdoor. Nest Cam Outdoor review: Secure... 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 Cam IQ review: Great home security lacks an intelligent asking price
4.0 stars

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 Outdoor review: Secure enough as a security camera?
4.0 stars

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 3.0 review: The smartest thermostat just got smarter
4.0 stars

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?
4.0 stars

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 Protect review
4.0 stars

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 learning thermostat pictures and hands-on

Nest learning thermostat pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Thermostats are dull aren't they? But they do control half of the money that you fork out every year on energy, so it pays to have a good one. And by good one we, of course, mean one that looks like HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey.Unlike HAL though, the... Read more