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Latest Nest Labs Stories

Google Announces Temporary Hold On Sales Of Nest Protect Devices
2014-04-04 15:25:58

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google-owned Nest announced this week it would put sales of its Nest Protect on hold, but will push an update out to existing Nest Protect units connected to Wi-Fi. The recall is due to an anomaly the company found during testing, and not a result of any incident that occurred within a household using Nest Protect. Nest Labs CEO Tony Fadell issued a letter on the Nest website saying the issue is with the Nest Wave function, which allows...

Google Aquires Nest
2014-01-14 15:22:43

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thanks to its Android operating system, Google is the leader in smartphone software worldwide. Google reigns supreme in the search engine kingdom. However, it’s a bit of a Johnny-come-lately to the consumer hardware game. But it’s looking to change that, as evidenced by its recent acquisition of Nest Labs for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest Labs Inc. is the creator of the Nest Learning Thermostat, which learns your temperature...

Nest To Bring New Tech Savvy Smoke Detector To Homes
2013-09-25 11:00:40

[ Watch the Video: Nest Aims To Make Your Home Safer With 'Smart' Smoke Detector ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nest thermostats have been a popular and stylish choice for homeowners who want control over their energy costs and indoor climate since their release in late 2011. Now Nest Labs, the maker of the Wi-Fi-connected thermostat, says its next big project will also belong in the home. According to sources, Nest Labs will soon unveil a smoke detector...

Nest Thermostat Gets An Upgrade
2012-10-02 13:58:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Nest thermostat, created by the “Father of the iPod,” Tony Fadell, has made its way across the Internet as something of an oddity. It´s a gadget as beautiful as it is helpful, learning the way a family cools and heats their house, to ultimately one day be able to mimic these patterns without human interaction. It does this job with elegance, a simple black, round knob with silver bezel and a small, LED...

New Smart Thermostat Cuts Energy Usage 20 To 30 Percent
2011-10-26 04:29:12

Former Apple and Google engineers are launching a new company that will sell a new type of thermostat, "Nest Leaf". Nest Labs' new thermostat has a smart technology that learns owner's settings after a few days of being used. The Nest Leaf is also expected to be able to cut energy by 20 to 30 percent by simply having a set schedule. The new device is able to be networked through Wi-Fi so people can program it from an iOS or Android smartphone device. A motion sensor on the device...