Android Police

Articles Tagged:

google nest

0

Nest Cam Indoor 3-pack is back down to $248 (~$100 off)

Nest Cam Indoor 3-pack is back down to $248 (~$100 off)

Nest products offer some of the tightest integration with Google Assistant around, and right now, you can grab a pack of 3 Nest Cam Indoor security cameras direct from Google on eBay for just $248. That's roughly $100 in savings on a package of cameras that offer all the home security essentials you need.

Read More
23

Google's upcoming smart display might use radar to track your sleep

Google's upcoming smart display might use radar to track your sleep

Earlier this week, we learned that Google is preparing a new smart home device for a possible release this year. FCC documents showed it has a display screen, uses a 14V power supply, and comes equipped with the same Soli motion-sensing technology used by the Pixel 4 and Nest Thermostat. Now a new report claims that the sensor could be used to power a surprising new inclusion: sleep tracking.

Read More
107

Google's Black Friday deals start today: $50 off Pixel 5, $150 off Google Home Max, and more

Google's Black Friday deals start today: $50 off Pixel 5, $150 off Google Home Max, and more

We're fast approaching Black Friday, every major retailer's favorite day of the year. There are sure to be savings of all sorts popping up on the big day, but we've got the list of deals you can get on Google products starting today right here — and there are some deals you can't afford to miss.

Read More
8

Today's major Nest outages have been resolved

Today's major Nest outages have been resolved

Smart homes are great — until the inevitable outage occurs. Nest owners were affected by a behind-the-scenes issue that impacted a number of products and services including thermostats, Nest Protect devices, and more. It took the team about four hours to investigate, but the issues have now been resolved.

Read More
127

Nest Audio review, one month later: Google Home Max's days are numbered

Nest Audio review, one month later: Google Home Max's days are numbered

Google's first Assistant speaker, Google Home, turns four this year. The company says that device was designed primarily as a means to access the Google Assistant, and music playback was secondary. But the de facto second generation, the new Nest Audio, was purpose-built as a media device — and boy, does it ever show.

Read More
85

Google confirms the Nest Secure has been discontinued, additional sensors will be available in December

Google confirms the Nest Secure has been discontinued, additional sensors will be available in December

Google released the Nest Secure in 2017 as a simple security system with motion sensors and a keypad, but it never received an upgrade, even as other Nest devices were updated again and again. Google has now confirmed to Android Police that the Nest Secure is discontinued, though it will continue functioning.

Read More
37

Google firms up hardware sustainability goals for the near future

Google firms up hardware sustainability goals for the near future

Last year, Google made a shaky promise to include recycled materials in all its products by 2022. According to the company, it's hit that goal early — all new Pixel and Nest products now include recycled materials in their design. In light of this success, Google has announced some new sustainability goals for the next few years.

Read More
41

Google Play Music no longer works with smart speakers and other Assistant devices

Google Play Music no longer works with smart speakers and other Assistant devices

Bit by bit, Google is stripping Play Music (GPM) away from the service's loyal users, gnawing at every feature and integration, and switching it over to YouTube Music. The latest victim is the Assistant integration which lets you play your music on Home, Nest, and third-party speakers and displays.

Read More
106

The best smart home devices you can buy right now (Fall 2020)

The best smart home devices you can buy right now (Fall 2020)

Millions of homes now contain a smart assistant speaker of some variety and sales of IoT products continue to grow as the market matures and prices come down across the sector. With so many options available, it's hard to know what to buy, and that's where we come in — this is a selection of our favorite smart home gadgets. Whether you want to just dip your toes in the water with a cheap Google Nest Mini or dive into the deep end with smart lights, cameras, thermostats, doorbells, and so on — we’ve got you covered.

Read More
19

Routines are replacing Nest Home/Away Assist, but it's a little confusing

Routines are replacing Nest Home/Away Assist, but it's a little confusing

Earlier this month, an update to the Google Home app revealed a new presence sensing feature in the works, along with a revamped setup process for Home/Away routines. Now new information on the changes has hit online support documentation, giving us more details on what to expect as Google pushes customers away from the Nest app and toward Google Home.

Read More
Mastodon