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Google's Nest is officially in competition with Apple HomeKit

Not that this is any sort of surprise, but Google has finally announced a developer program for the Nest division. The timing couldn't be much better since I just finished writing about why I'm looking forward to the primary mobile players, Apple and Google, integrating "Internet of Things" hooks...
Rachio Iro updates with Nest Protect integration and more

Rachio Iro updates with Nest Protect integration and more

Rachio has released the latest version of their app for controlling the Iro smart sprinkler, adding new water-saving tools, as well as integration with the Nest Protect. Rachio claims that with this update, Iro owners can lower their water usage by as much as 30 percent. Rachio has added a...
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Nest Protect is back on sale for $99, gesture control not included

Two months after taking the Nest Protect off shelves and issuing 440,000 recalls, Nest has announced that the smoke detector is now available for sale at a reduced price of $99. Originally retailing for $129, the Nest Protect was removed from store shelves on April 3rd as it was found that a...

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New Quick View joins other improvements in latest Nest update

Nest has announced an upcoming 4.3 software update for smart thermostats. This software upgrade will begin rolling out to Wi-Fi connected Nest thermostats through next week, enabling home owners to take advantage of some new features and improvements. The company has been able to fine tune...
Rachio Iro updates with Nest Protect integration and more

Rachio Iro updates with Nest Protect integration and more

Rachio has released the latest version of their app for controlling the Iro smart sprinkler, adding new water-saving tools, as well as integration with the Nest Protect. Rachio claims that with this update, Iro owners can lower their water usage by as much as 30 percent. Rachio has added a...
Nest purchases home automation company Revolv

Nest purchases home automation company Revolv

Nest has announced that they have acquired home automation company Revolv. The deal was apparently finalized this morning for unknown terms. This seems to have been an acquisition of developer platform, and it's talent, rather than hardware. From Re/code: Here's how Nest co-founder and VP...
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You can now purchase Nest products through Google Play in France and Ireland

It's now possible to purchase the Nest smart thermostat and smoke detector directly through Google Play in both France and Ireland. Nest was purchased by Google earlier this year, enabling the tech giant to pick up new hardware that helps consumers keep their homes warm and safe, while saving...
Nest launching in the EU by the end of the month

Nest launching in the EU by the end of the month

Nest has announced that it will be bringing its connected thermostat and smoke detector to more countries in Europe, with initial availability across France, Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland set to commence by the end of this month. Customers in these countries will be able to buy Nest's products...
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Nest Protect 2.0 update brings improved pathlight, steam check, and CO levels

The Nest Protect is going 2.0 and getting some cool new features, which will be rolling out this week. Within the update, the Protect gets a bit smarter and will help keep you at ease in the process. New in the update are steam check, Protect history, learn and prepare, improved pathlight, and CO...
IFTTT support makes Nest even smarter

IFTTT support makes Nest even smarter

Google-owned Nest Learning Thermostat as well as the Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide alarm are both about to become smarter thanks to support with IFTTT. With IFTTT, you can create automatic actions for both home automation products based on if a certain action is triggered so you don't...
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LiftMaster's MyQ app will work with Nest to help with energy use

Garage door maker LiftMaster has announced a new partnership with Google subsidiary Nest that will enable the company's MyQ app to work with the thermostat so it can better regulate heating and cooling use in the home. Liftmaster stated: MyQ will allow users to easily and quickly set their...
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Google's Nest is officially in competition with Apple HomeKit

Not that this is any sort of surprise, but Google has finally announced a developer program for the Nest division. The timing couldn't be much better since I just finished writing about why I'm looking forward to the primary mobile players, Apple and Google, integrating "Internet of Things" hooks...
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Nest announces smart home API, brings third-party integration to connected devices

Nest has launched a "Works with Nest" certification program and API that allows third-party companies to communicate with Nest's Learning Thermostat and the Nest Protect smoke detector. Companies initially in the certification program included IFTTT, Jawbone, LIFX, Logitech, Mercedes-Benz,...

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