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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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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

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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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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 app 4.0 improves thermostat, makes room for smoke detector

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

By November 15, 2013

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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 October 8, 2013

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Nest Protect smart smoke alarm talks to phones, saves lives

The new Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide alarm is a smart alarm that ends frantic flapping with a tea towel.

By October 8, 2013

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Smart-thermostat maker Nest sets sights on smoke detectors

The creators of the Wi-Fi-enabled self-learning thermostat have decided to reinvent the smoke detector as the next node in the company's home-network nexus.

By September 24, 2013

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Did Microsoft hand Nokia second-guessers a new reason for old critique?

Microsoft says its newly acquired Nokia handset business is on track to hit breakeven by fiscal 2016. In the meantime, it's the proverbial work in progress as management looks to cut costs.

By July 23, 2014

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Microsoft's 'Smoked by Windows Phone' guy keeps smoking

He's traveling the world (sort of). He's challenging people in coffee shops. Ben, Microsoft's Windows Phone smoker, is still crushing iPhones wherever he can.

By July 18, 2012