Google’s Nest unveils new Protect smoke alarm, first security camera

June 17, 2015 by  
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At a much-hyped press conference in San Francisco today, Nest rolled out a significant batch of new and updated products for their smart home brand. In addition to updates to the Nest Thermostat , they have unveiled a second-generation Protect—which is redesigned to avoid the potentially deadly flaw of the first generation  version—and their very first security camera, the Nest Cam, which the Google -owned company developed after acquiring Dropcam last year. Read the rest of Google’s Nest unveils new Protect smoke alarm, first security camera Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: energy saving home , nest cam , nest google , nest protect , nest thermometer , nest updates , safety temps , smart home , smart home apps , Smart home monitoring , smoke detector

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why solar panels are an affordable and smart investment

June 17, 2015 by  
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Want to save some green while going green? You may want to start with solar : a source of renewable energy that’s more affordable now than ever. As one of the most energy efficient resources in the country, solar is one of the best long term and low-risk investments that homeowners can make. And according to JK Mechanical’s infographic, the average return on investment for the installation of a residential solar-powered system is roughly 9 years. Read through to learn more on why you should invest in the future of solar. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Why solar panels are an affordable and smart investment Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , “solar energy” , infographic , reader submitted content , solar , solar panels , solar powered system

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Nest built the first tiny mountain home in the sky, and it’s adorable

December 23, 2014 by  
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Google’s Nest Halts Sales on Protect Smoke Alarm After Discovering Flaw

April 4, 2014 by  
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One of the greatest things about the Google Nest Protect smoke alarm is its ability to be turned off with just a wave of the hand in the event of a false alarm, but that feature also turns out to be one major liability. Recent lab tests revealed that the wave function can be set off accidentally, which could be bad news if an actual fire happens. For the time being, sales of the alarms will be put on hold until the company can get the situation resolved. Read the rest of Google’s Nest Halts Sales on Protect Smoke Alarm After Discovering Flaw Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Google Nest , Google Nest Alarm , Google Nest Fire Alarm , Google Nest halts alarm sales , Google Nest halts fire alarm sales , Google Nest halts sales , Google Nest Learning Thermostat , Google Nest Protect , Google Nest Smoke Alarm , Google Nest stops sales , Google Nest thermostat , Nest Alarm , Nest fire alarm , Nest halts sales , Nest Learning Thermostat , nest protect , Nest smoke alarm , nest thermostat , smart appliances , smart fire alarm , smart smoke alarm , smart thermostat , Tony Fadell        

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