Since it costs as much as the more capable Nest Protect, this device needs a price drop or a software upgrade before it can fully earn its keep.
The smart device maker announced integrations with brands like Whirlpool, Mercedes and Google -- which bought Nest in January. That means the company will now share some user information with its new parent.
The maker of Net-connected thermostats and smoke detectors isn't like its parent company Google when it comes to making money, says Nest CEO and founder Tony Fadell.
Now you can pair your Dropcam Wi-Fi camera to your Nest thermostat and smoke and carbon monoxide detector.
The Fred & Friends Nested Measuring Cups are comprised of six different sizes that all nest together. The chicken houses the chick and the egg.
From the end of September, Nest products will go on sale officially in more European countries.
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.
To sweeten the pot on the previously recalled Nest Protect, Nest adds features and functions via a Protect 2.0 software update.
The companies have partnered to give the smart thermostats to "selected hosts" in the US at no charge. It's part of a green push for Airbnb.
With newly announced Nest integration, the high-end Haiku connected ceiling fan is promising even smarter climate control.