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New Google product passes through the FCC — could it be a new Nest Cam?

New Google product passes through the FCC — could it be a new Nest Cam?

We often find out about new Google hardware products in cryptic fashion when they arrive at the Federal Communications Commission. Due to confidentially agreements, the regulator only discloses the bare minimum in these listings, but we can usually make an educated guess at what to expect. The latest example appears to be a new Nest Cam.

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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor discontinued ahead of a new Nest camera lineup

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor discontinued ahead of a new Nest camera lineup

Google's Nest Cam IQ Outdoor has been discontinued as the Google Store has sold through the last of its stock. Don't worry if you were hoping to pick one up, though, as Google also confirms a whole new lineup of security cameras is set to land later this year. However, the recently sold-out model will continue to get software updates and feature support.

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How to troubleshoot and fix Nest Thermostat and Camera issues

How to troubleshoot and fix Nest Thermostat and Camera issues

Smart home gadgets are incredibly useful, but they can also be a nightmare to fix when and if things don't work as expected. While I'm sure Google would prefer if all its Nest hardware simply worked right all the time, that's not something you can always depend on. To help with the troubleshooting process, Google is rolling out a pair of new tools for its Nest Thermostat and Nest Cameras that promise to help make the usually frustrating process a little bit easier.

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Nest cameras' potato video quality on mobile data seems to be fixed

Nest cameras' potato video quality on mobile data seems to be fixed

If you have a Nest camera and are trying to livestream its feed or video events while on a mobile data connection, odds are you're squinting at your screen and wondering why the heck everything looks so pixelated. The issue was introduced with version 5.59 of the Nest app and didn't seem to be related to any specific camera, phone, or mobile operator. The problem is now fixed with v5.60 of the Nest app, so you can finally update and get rid of it.

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Philips Hue is discontinuing integration with Nest products, but only temporarily

Philips Hue is discontinuing integration with Nest products, but only temporarily

Google and branding have a complicated relationship. The company has never been especially good at sticking with a single direction, often reversing course or renaming an entire product line after it's been released. The "Works with Nest" program is being replaced by "Works with Hey Google" program, and the transition might cause some confusion to customers using Philips Hue lights with certain Nest products.

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Upgrade your home security with a Nest Cam 3-pack for $300 ($90 off)

Upgrade your home security with a Nest Cam 3-pack for $300 ($90 off)

Google took Nest under its wing in 2014 and released the original Nest Cam the very next year. The Nest Cam is capable of capturing 1080p video and streaming it through the Nest app so users can keep an eye on what's going on at home. A pack of three normally retails for $389.99, but right now you can grab it for $299.99 ($90 off) from Amazon and Best Buy.

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Google has reportedly fixed user's Nest Hub that was seeing a stranger's camera, but we still have questions

Google has reportedly fixed user's Nest Hub that was seeing a stranger's camera, but we still have questions

The tale of the Google Nest Hub that apparently fired up a random stranger's doorbell alert is creeping its way to a close. Following the disturbing not-so-smart-home event last week, Google has informed the affected customer that it pushed out an update to prevent this issue from reoccurring, and the Home Hub that picked up the random stranger's doorbell feed has been shipped to Google engineers for inspection.

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Google apologizes for recent Nest camera outage, says video history wasn't collected (Update: Refunds)

Google apologizes for recent Nest camera outage, says video history wasn't collected (Update: Refunds)

If you noticed your Nest camera systems were on the blink yesterday, February 24, you weren't alone. A widespread outage affected a large number of users and caused cameras to completely stop working, which is naturally very concerning for people who rely on them to help them feel secure in their homes. Thankfully, all should be back to normal by now.

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Google and Nest go big for this Black Friday sale with discounts on cameras, alarms, locks, thermostats, smart speakers

Google and Nest go big for this Black Friday sale with discounts on cameras, alarms, locks, thermostats, smart speakers

When I set up my smart home infrastructure, I waited until Black Friday discounts to pay a little less for all my intelligent devices. Whether you're starting from scratch or want to add new products to your existing smart home configuration, you'll be able to benefit from exciting markdowns on a wide array of Nest products. These include security cameras, alarms, locks, thermostats, smart speakers, connected displays, and Wi-Fi routers. The markdowns will be available from November 28 until December 4, which will give you plenty of time to shop.

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Safeguard your home with a Google Nest Secure Alarm Starter Kit, on sale for $249 ($150 off) with coupon

Safeguard your home with a Google Nest Secure Alarm Starter Kit, on sale for $249 ($150 off) with coupon

The Nest Secure Alarm System has been around since late 2017, but despite its age – and having "Google" slapped on the front of its name – its list of benefits still make it a worthy solution to monitor and protect your home from intruders. For a limited time, you can snatch up a brand new Google Nest Secure Alarm Starter Kit over at B&H for just $249 with an online coupon code.

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