Tag Archive: Nest


Google confirms ‘Works with Nest’ program will live on past August 31

New recipes won’t be able to be created after the August 31 date.

What you need to know Works with Nest third-party integrations will continue to work after August 31, 2019. After August 31, no new recipes will be able to be added to the Works with Nest program. Google is working to add the popular features from WWN to its Works with Google Assistant program.

Google has announced it will delay the end of the Works  [Read More…]

Best Nest Deals for May 2019

Make your home smarter for less.

Nest makes some of the best smart thermostats, security cameras, and self-installed home security systems out there, but it comes at a price. Some of the equipment can be on the expensive side, which means that you may not be able to have as much of it in your home as you’d like, but we are here to help make it easier to afford more. At times, you can find some  [Read More…]

The Nest Hub Max misses the most important feature

A physical shutter over the camera lens is a simple — and obvious — way to make a home hub more trustworthy.

The Nest Hub Max is official. I’m almost certainly going to buy one, seeing as how I’m all in on the Nest ecosystem already. I’ve also got a Google Home Hub — erm, Nest Hub, that is, thanks to a rebranding — and a Lenovo Smart Display in the kitchen.

And I’m going to buy a Nest Hub Max knowing  [Read More…]

The Nest Hub Max is the perfect all-in-one smart home device and I want one

The Nest Hub Max seems to offer everything but whether you should buy it or not, is a complicated question to answer.

The Nest Hub Max is Google’s latest entrant into the smart display market. It’s equipped with a large 10-inch HD screen, a Nest camera and stereo speakers. You may think it’s part of the same range as the Google Home Max thanks to the “Max” moniker, but it’s actually a different product entirely. The Nest  [Read More…]

Google cancels ‘Works with Nest’ program as it launches Google Nest rebrand

The company’s aiming for a renewed focus on privacy.

In early February 2018, it was announced that Nest was officially merging with Google’s hardware division after operating independently following the Alphabet restructuring in 2015. Now, at this year’s Google I/O, we’re starting to see the real effects of that decision.

Most notably, the “Works with Nest” program that highlighted smart home gadgets which work seamlessly with Nest devices is being killed off. Works with Nest allowed devices  [Read More…]

The Google Home Hub will apparently be rebranded as ‘Google Nest Hub’

And people wonder why Google’s brand identity gets made fun of.

Back in October, Google released the Home Hub — an excellent little smart display with a fantastic design, gorgeous display, and solid price tag. It’s an awesome smart home device that fits in line with Google’s other Home products, but according to a new report, it’ll soon go by a different name.

Per 9to5Google, the Google Home Hub will soon be rebranded and relaunched as the  [Read More…]

This Nest Protect Carbon Monoxide Alarm comes with a free Google Home Mini

B&H Photo has the Nest Protect Battery-Powered Smoke and Monoxide Alarm available for $ 119 shipped, which is its standard price. Don’t gloss over the deal, though, as this also comes with a free Google Home Mini. That’s a $ 39 value and you can choose from four different colors. While the Google Home Mini doesn’t work in conjunction with the Nest Protect, it’s a fantastic little gadget that plays well with other products in the Nest ecosystem.

Stay safe  [Read More…]

Google seems to be making a 10-inch Smart Display w/ a built-in Nest camera

It’s called the “Nest Hub Max.”

The Google Home Hub, Google’s first and only Smart Display, is one of my favorite gadgets of last year. According to an odd leak on the Google Store, it looks like we could soon be getting a successor to it.

Spotted by Android Police, a page on the official Google Store website mentions a product that’s yet to be announced — the Nest Hub Max. The name is outed on a  [Read More…]