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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

Gallery

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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Knee Defender inventor: It protects computers and babies

In justifying his device's existence, Ira Goldman tells MSNBC that the device is not being used to "hog space."

By August 28, 2014

Review

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.

November 19, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating November 19, 2013
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Protect yourself with these apps

Your smartphone may just be your best tool for self-defense. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi recommends apps that can connect you with emergency services or alert friends and family in case of danger.

By June 27, 2014

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Supreme Court: Cell phones are protected from warrantless searches

The high court issues a decision on two cases related to police searches of mobile phones, calling modern cell phones "not just another technological convenience."

By June 25, 2014

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Mt. Gox approved for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in US

The defeated Bitcoin exchange, which claims to have lost nearly $400 million to hackers, is ordered to hand over any remaining bitcoins to US and Canadian customers.

By June 17, 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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Protect yourself from drone detection with anti-thermal clothing

The drones are coming! Protect yourself with a clothing line that prevents thermal imaging.

By June 16, 2014

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Despite smoke-alarm recall, you can probably keep your Nest Protect

Federal agency issues recall of high-tech smoke detector. But most users can address the issue simply by connecting to the Internet.

By May 21, 2014