Nest Stories September 7

Google partners with KB Home to bring Assistant, Google WiFi, Nest to new homes

The Internet of Things is rapidly growing in popularity, and Google has played a big part in expanding that. Now, the company is announcing a partnership that will bring connected devices to the home from the moment it is built.

Nest Stories August 28

Nest x Yale Lock integrating with Google Assistant for voice commands & Routines

Back in March, Nest finally launched its smart door lock developed in partnership with Yale. Already integrating with the rest of the Nest Secure ecosystem, it is now adding support for Google Assistant voice commands and Routines.

Nest Stories July 17

Back in February, Google announced that Nest would return after a stint as an independent Alphabet company. The smart home maker joined the hardware division to drive closer integration, with Google today revealing that Nest will be a part of the home and living room team. Rishi Chandra will still lead that group at the expense of Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz.

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Nest Stories June 11

Nest Secure gets permanent price drop down to $399 from original $499

Late last year, Nest unveiled its home security system called Secure. While intriguing, the most significant barrier to getting started was Secure’s $499 price tag. Starting today, Nest has permanently lowered the security system’s price by $100, making it financially easier to purchase.

Nest Stories April 19

The smart home is often touted as delivering conveniences like automation and remote control. One often overlooked aspect of installing a smart thermostat is power savings, with Nest launching a new Power Project initiative to help low-income Americans with their electric bills.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

Nest Stories April 16

In 2016, Nokia acquired Withings for $191 million to form a new digital health division. However, the reborn Finish company announced a “strategic review” in February, with a leaked memo revealing that the business was financially struggling. A new report today suggests that Google is a possible bidder for Nokia Health.

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