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CNET First Look
Nest Protect 2.0 is sleeker, smarterNest's second-gen smoke and carbon monoxide detector may have a slimmer profile, but the team tacked on quite a few new features.
Hey there guys, I'm Megan Wollerton for CNet. Here at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco, taking a look at the second-generation Net Protect, that's their second smoke and carbon monoxide detector. So, the first thing you'll notice is that this thing is smaller, it has a sleeker profiler than the original. I think it's 11% sleeker than the original. It also has a built in technology, totally revamped technology, that can supposedly distinguish between slow and fast burning fires so that it really knows what's going on in your house and has an eye into what's happening. It also can tell if bugs or other debris has gotten into the sensor, and that can keep it from doing any false sensors so it wouldn't Go off for that, and it would go off for smoke, which is a really great thing cuz false alarms are really, really annoying. It also has a new app interface that lets you turn off the smoke alarm from your phone. So, there's no more fiddling around with it on the ceiling trying to figure out what's going on. It costs $99, and it is available Thanks for watching this first look of the second generation Nest Protect. Be sure to check out the rest of coverage on CNN.com. I'm Megan [UNKNOWN]. Head's up, there's smoke downstairs. The alarm may sound.