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Nest Protect smoke detector gets an upgrade, still no gesture control

The Wave gesture-recognition feature remains disabled, but the Nest Protect 2.0 software will help mitigate certain false alarms, and introduces some useful new features in the app.

By September 4, 2014

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Nest upgrades its Protect smart smoke/CO detector (pictures)

To sweeten the pot on the previously recalled Nest Protect, Nest adds features and functions via a Protect 2.0 software update.

8 Images By September 4, 2014

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After recall, Nest relaunches Protect smoke detector for $99

The Google-owned device maker is bringing back its smart smoke detector -- without the problematic feature that caused the company to pull it from retailers in the first place.

By June 16, 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 April 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 April 4, 2014

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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 April 3, 2014

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Airbnb makes smoke and carbon monoxide detectors mandatory

The peer-to-peer housing rental site is giving away free detectors and first-aid kits as part an effort to improve safety.

By February 21, 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 February 20, 2014

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Nest Protect smoke detector talks to you (hands-on video)

This $129 smoke and carbon-monoxide detector works over WiFi to speak to other smoke detectors in your house. Accessed via a smartphone app, Nest Protect also reports emergencies when you're not home.

By November 19, 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 November 19, 2013