safety
Your Nest Protect Just Got a Whole Lot Smarter

It's been a tumultuous year for Nest's second product, Protect, a fire and CO alarm that's endured not only a halt in sales and recall, but also a price cut and return to the shelves. Yet in a low-key announcement today, Nest showed how powerful its product model can be: By introducing new functionality for devices it's already sold. Read More >>

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Nest is Already Using all That Data From its Army of Smoke Alarms

Nest has released their first report on data culled from the alarms of hundreds of thousands of users. It's a glimpse at how Nest (and Google) can use their army of home-based smart hardware for the better—and at just how much they could know about you some day. Read More >>

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Nest is Recalling More Than 400k Protect Smoke Alarms (Updated)

A little more than a month after Nest announced it would halt the sale of its Protect smoke and CO alarm, the company has announced the official recall of every alarm sold thusfar. A report filed on the US Consumer Product Safety Commission website announced the recall. Read More >>

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Nest Halts Sale of Protect Over Safety Concerns

In a letter from Nest CEO Tony Fadell yesterday, the company announced it would stop selling its Protect fire alarm while it reconsidered a key feature of the device: the ability to "wave to hush" a warning alarm about smoke. Read More >>