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Google unveils new battery-powered Nest Cam and Nest Doorbell

Yesterday we learned that Google was gearing up to launch new Nest security cameras and doorbells. Well, today, the Mountain View giant has officially unveiled them. The newly announced Nest lineup includes the Google Nest Cam (battery), Nest Cam with floodlight, the 2nd gen wired Nest Cam, and Nest Doorbell (battery). Nest Cam (battery) The Nest Cam...

Google leaks its 2021 Nest Cam lineup and battery-powered Nest Doorbell

Google plans to launch a new range of Nest security cameras this year. Earlier this year, the company confirmed that it would "keep investing in new innovations" such as a "new lineup of security cameras for 2021." While it didn't share any details at the time, the company has now preemptively set up listings for the upcoming...

Google Home app prepares to let you control Quiet Time and Quick Responses for Nest Hello doorbells

The Google Home app is your one-stop shop for controlling all Google Assistant-enabled devices, including Google's own Nest-branded products. Google is still migrating features from the Nest app to the Home app, a process that began over a year ago, and the latest version of the Google Home app rolling out today reveals more Nest...

Google commits to delivering 5 years of updates to Nest products

Google has committed to delivering 5 years of software security updates to Nest products. This finally gives us a sense of how long Nest products will be supported for, as previously, Google never confirmed how long they'd support new products after launch. For example, the Google Home Hub (renamed to the Nest Hub after launch)...

Upgrade your home with this deal on the Nest Hello Doorbell and Nest Hub Display

Building a smart home can be a daunting task. There are so many products on the market, and many of them aren't compatible with each other or are just shoddy. When you buy products that are part of the same ecosystem or even better, from the same manufacturer, then things are a lot easier to...

Google announces new features for the Chromecast with Google TV and Nest devices

Google has just announced a bunch of new features for Chromecast with Google TV and Nest devices. The first is the Sling TV homescreen integration, which is rolling out starting today to Chromecast with Google TV. Once rolled out, Google TV users will be able to navigate and browse live shows served from Sling straight...

Android and Google Nest are getting support for Matter, a new universal smart home standard

Smart home devices have been a thing for a long time and we've seen them from many different companies, including from the likes of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Samsung. They're meant to blend inside your home and enhance it with voice assistants, AI, or simply integrate with other devices in your household. But there hasn't...

Google Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max get three new clock face options

Google is reportedly rolling out three new watch faces for the Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max. The new additions were first spotted on the Lenovo Smart Clock in 2019, and are said to be tweaked so that they are compatible with larger 7-inch or 10-inch screen sizes. With the newly launched clock faces, the...

Nest Hub smart displays are getting Sunrise Alarms and Family Sticky Notes

Google is rolling out a new Sunrise Alarms feature to Nest Hub smart displays, along with Family Sticky Notes. The features were originally detailed as part of a major UI refresh for Google Assistant-equipped smart displays that was announced last year. When creating a new alarm on the Nest Hub, there’s a special sunrise setting that,...

Samsung SmartThings integration with Google Nest goes live

Google and Samsung have confirmed that the promised tighter integration between Google Nest and Samsung Smartthings has been launched, following its announcement at the end of last year. Although quietly announced alongside yesterday's Samsung Unpacked launch, reports on Reddit suggest it actually went live at the start of the week, offering control for Nest cameras,...

Guest Mode is coming to Google Assistant smart displays and smart speakers

Google on Wednesday announced a Guest Mode is coming to Google Assistant-equipped smart displays and speakers. The new mode, which can be enabled by saying, “Hey Google, turn on Guest Mode,” won’t save interactions to your Google Account. “While in Guest Mode, you can enjoy popular features, like asking questions, controlling smart home devices, setting timers...

Google discontinues the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor but is making new Nest security cameras

Google will release a new line of security cameras this year, the company has confirmed. The company confirmed the news after selling out of the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor on the Google Store. The Nest Cam lineup currently consists of 4 different models. The IQ Outdoor was the most expensive of the 4 at a price...