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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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Indoor and Outdoor Nest Cams on sale at B&H for $150 ($50 off)

Indoor and Outdoor Nest Cams on sale at B&H for $150 ($50 off)

Nest, the Google-owned hardware manufacturer, has proven its ability to produce some of the best smart home devices on the market. This includes their well-received (if expensive) line of security cameras. B&H Photo currently has one the best deals yet on both the indoor and outdoor varieties of Nest Cam.

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Nest cam status lights can no longer be turned off in the name of privacy and customers are pissed

Nest cam status lights can no longer be turned off in the name of privacy and customers are pissed

Nest security cam owners have received an email from Google on Wednesday that left many disgruntled, to put it lightly. The company is introducing a new policy that forces Nest Cam, Dropcam, and Nest Hello status lights to remain on permanently while recording and blink when users are looking at live footage – all in the name of privacy.

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Used Nest Cams risked exposing their new owners, but Google has since rolled out a fix

Used Nest Cams risked exposing their new owners, but Google has since rolled out a fix

Smart home gadgets can get pretty expensive, and some might be tempted to pick up their hardware in used condition to save a bit of dough. Unfortunately for them, Wirecutter recently discovered that used Nest cams could provide the original owner with limited access to the new owner's feed, though the issue has since been fixed by Google.

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Google Home v2.9.65 hints at Talk and Listen mode, native support for Nest hardware, and more [APK Teardown]

Google Home v2.9.65 hints at Talk and Listen mode, native support for Nest hardware, and more [APK Teardown]

The latest update to the Google Home app is out, but it's not going to give you much to look at in the form of live changes. Instead, this update appears to be largely focused on adding new hardware support for Nest security products, and possibly a few others. There's also a new feature in the works called Talk and Listen that could be a solid enhancement to the Broadcast feature.

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