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Nest Protect

Nest brings crisp design and smart features -- connected and otherwise -- to the humble smoke detector. You don't absolutely need the Nest Protect, but it's fine to admit you want one.

By Nov. 19, 2013

4.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 19, 2013

MSRP: $129.00

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Nest smoke detector pulled for safety glitch

A wave of the hand could mean danger for owners of the Nest Protect smoke detector. Also, Vine joins the messaging app trend with private videos.

By Apr. 4, 2014

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Nest smoke detector pulled for safety glitch

A wave of the hand could mean danger for owners of the Nest Protect smoke detector. Also, Vine joins the messaging app trend with private videos.

By Apr. 4, 2014

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Escort Passport Max

The Passport Max isn't exactly a bargain, but with improved detection performance and fewer annoying false alerts, it certainly justifies its price tag.

By Dec. 20, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Dec. 20, 2013
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Nest makes the smoke detector beautiful

For a whopping $129, Nest has reinvented the smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector by adding Wi-Fi capabilities and a friendly app to alert you to emergencies.

By Nov. 19, 2013

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Nest pulls Protect smoke detector from retail on safety issue

A glitch in the Wave gesture recognition function prompts retail recall and a software update for current owners.

By Apr. 3, 2014

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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Smoke detector, smartened. So, Nest, what next?

The company that has already made it possible to love your thermostat is now trying to do the same with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Now on to the next humdrum home fixture.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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Can a Nest smoke detector be as exciting as the iPod?

Nest Labs, founded by the man dubbed the "father of the iPod," has found a way to get into your home in addition to its thermostat: a $129 smoke and carbon monoxide detector called Nest Protect. CNET's Paul Sloan sat down with Nest CEO Tony Fadell to find out how the two devices work together, what he learned at Apple, and his vision for the connected home.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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Nest app 4.0 improves thermostat, makes room for smoke detector

This software update will make it easier than ever to use Nest products.

By Nov. 15, 2013