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Nest Week: A deeper look at the Nest Thermostat

Nest Week: A deeper look at the Nest Thermostat

Just as our fearless leader promised in his weekly missive, we're going to start taking a more focused approach for certain topics, and I have the honor of being the first to bring this to you. We're going to start off with the now Google-owned Nest Labs and their Nest Thermostat. Rather than...
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Nest Thermostats get even smarter with Google Now integration

What you need to know about the new integration with Google and the high-tech thermostat Google and Nest today quietly rolled out integration for the smart thermostat with the Google Now service. That means a couple things. First is that you'll know be able to use your voice to raise and lower...

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See how the Nest Thermostat could pay for itself in just two years

Considering the Nest Thermostat, but aren't entirely sure if it's worth the investment? The company aims to help sway your decision by showing just how much money the home connected device can save you. Nest isn't your average programmable thermostat, it's a smart device that learns and adapts to...
Using Nest long term: Hands-off is a good thing

Using Nest long term: Hands-off is a good thing

Nest Thermostat is the smartest connected home gadget I own, but it's far from perfect "What do you think of that thing?" We're all used to being asked about the smartphone in our hands. Someone on the train on in a coffee shop notices something unique about your tech and leans over to see what...
The ever-growing list of things you can connect to a Nest Thermostat

The ever-growing list of things you can connect to a Nest Thermostat

As a standalone device, Nest is cool. The 'Works with Nest' program makes it invaluable In the first part of our Nest Thermostat series, I called this device the first connected home appliance everyone should want to own. Curiously, this statement had very little to do with the hardware itself (...
The basics of using a Nest Thermostat with Android, iOS and the web

The basics of using a Nest Thermostat with Android, iOS and the web

The mobile component of this connected thermostat is really what makes it futuristic OK, so it's just a thermostat. And while you will always have the option to walk right up to the pretty little dial on the wall and give it a spin when you want to change something, there's quite a bit of...
What you need to know about installing your Nest Thermostat

What you need to know about installing your Nest Thermostat

If you can do some basic wiring, you can hook up a Nest — but there still are some important instructions to follow One of the first things you will read when checking out user reviews of Nest Thermostat — something that is also repeated to some degree in professional commentary on the product...
What is a Nest Thermostat, and why would you want it?

What is a Nest Thermostat, and why would you want it?

Welcome to the first mainstream connected home appliance everyone should want to own Much in the same way that smartphones have come to enhance the way we communicate, the world of connected home tech is all about enhancing the way your living space communicates. There are a couple of really...
Nest Week: A deeper look at the Nest Thermostat

Nest Week: A deeper look at the Nest Thermostat

Just as our fearless leader promised in his weekly missive, we're going to start taking a more focused approach for certain topics, and I have the honor of being the first to bring this to you. We're going to start off with the now Google-owned Nest Labs and their Nest Thermostat. Rather than...
Automatic Smart Driving Assistant adds 'Works with Nest' integration

Automatic Smart Driving Assistant adds 'Works with Nest' integration

The Automatic Smart Driving Assistant now works with the Nest Thermostat. With the new integration, users can create new rules for their Nest Thermostat based on their car's activity. The integration has several filters for things like location, time of day, and day of the week. Basic rules...
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Nest thermostats can now talk to Philips Hue, third-party smart locks and more

After launching the Works with Nest initiative last year, Nest is announcing a slew of new partnerships that include Philips, LG, Insteon, Withings and more. The new integrations mean that your Nest thermostat will be able to communicate with a wider range of devices and services. Here's a...
Nest and Google Now

Nest Thermostats get even smarter with Google Now integration

What you need to know about the new integration with Google and the high-tech thermostat Google and Nest today quietly rolled out integration for the smart thermostat with the Google Now service. That means a couple things. First is that you'll know be able to use your voice to raise and lower...

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