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.
Federal agency issues recall of high-tech smoke detector. But most users can address the issue simply by connecting to the Internet.
A glitch in the Wave gesture recognition function prompts retail recall and a software update for current owners.
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.
Bigger, sleeker, and more advanced than the first time around, this encore YotaPhone has updates to both its Android and e-ink faces.
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This software update will make it easier than ever to use Nest products.
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.
The new Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide alarm is a smart alarm that ends frantic flapping with a tea towel.
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.
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.