Tag Archive: Nest

How to nest folders in iOS 9

I’m not sure why iOS doesn’t officially support nested folders, despite the fact that people have been clammoring them for years. Needless to say, dropping a folder inside another folder is still a no-no in iOS 9.0.2… unless you use this easy trick to nest your folders inside each other. Here’s how easy it is […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Logitech’s new Circle camera is here to take on the Nest Cam

Logitech wants to help keep your home safe — and push devices like the Nest Cam out of it. Its new Circle smart camera, which is being launched under the new Logi brand, delivers real-time HD video that lets you monitor your home remotely from an Android or iOS device. Circle sports a clean and […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple ditches Nest for HomeKit-compatible Ecobee

If you have plans this weekend to saunter into your local Apple Store and pick up a Nest thermostat for your increasingly connected home, we have bad news for you: The company is no longer offering the device for sale…Read more ›

Nest Thermostat gets even smarter with improved Auto-Schedule mode

The Nest Learning Thermostat is getting a whole lot smarter thanks to a new firmware update. The biggest new feature in the update is an added Auto-Schedule mode, which learns new schedules and adapts more quickly to change — potentially…Read more ›

Nest buys home-automation rival Revolvr to shut it down

Nest has acquired Revolv, the Colarado-based startup which allowed users to control their smart home devices from a single interface using their smartphone. No price has yet been announced for the purchase, which follows Nest’s $ 555 million Dropcam purchase back in…Read more ›

How Nest CEO Tony Fadell models himself on Steve Jobs

There may only have been one Steve Jobs, but a recent article from Fast Company draws some interesting parallels between Jobs and Nest CEO, Tony Fadell — previously known as the Apple employee most synonymous with the iPod. Alongside his obsessive focus…Read more ›

Nest Protect smoke alarm back on sale for $99

Nest Labs’ smoke and carbon monoxide detector, Nest Protect, was recently recalled due to a potential safety issue which meant that the alarm could be unintentionally deactivated. Jump forward a few months and Nest has resumed sales of the device…Read more ›

Honeywell’s Lyric thermostat takes on Nest with support for Apple’s HomeKit

Nest, which is now owned by Google, pioneered the idea of a smart thermostat. Now several years later, Honeywell has a Nest competitor that might actually do well in the consumer market. Called Lyric, Honeywell’s new WiFi-connected thermostat costs $ 279…Read more ›

Nest recalls all Protect smoke alarms due to safety hazard

Last month, sales of the Nest Protect smoke alarm were suddenly halted after the Google-owned company discovered a malfunction with one of the product’s key features. By design, a simple wave of the hand under the device was able to manually…Read more ›

Nest Halts Sales of ‘Protect’ Smoke Alarm Over Safety Concerns

Like Nests’s futuristic thermostat, its iPhone-controlled smoke/carbon monoxide detector looked like the perfect replacement for the antiquated systems used in most homes today. It turns out that the Nest Protect was a little too good to be true. Since the…Read more ›    [Read More…]