Google Removes Features After Sonos Legal Win

Google has removed some features related to the control of multi-room audio playback after a major legal win by rival…

6 months ago

Google Nest Doorbells, Cameras Get Battery Power In Revamp

New Google Nest smart home devices include first battery-powered doorbell and camera, while some features now work without cloud subscription

11 months ago

Google Opens Doors Of First Ever Retail Store

Google retail store in a trendy New York neighbourhood open doors for businesses, to showcase hardware devices and online services…

1 year ago

Google To Open Retail Store In New York

Good idea? Google retail store in New York’s Chelsea neighbourhood will sell Pixel phones, FitBit devices and Nest products

1 year ago

Amazon Ring Enables 2FA After Privacy Scares

Ring division adds an extra layer of security to its smart home devices after a number of unsettling cyber-security incidents

2 years ago

Google Surprises With Budget Pixel 3a Smartphone

Taking the fight to Samsung, Apple, as Google launches cut price Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones

3 years ago

Nest CEO Steps Down As Google Brings Unit In-house

Time is up for Nest as a separate company, as Google incorporates it within its smart home division

4 years ago

Google Nest Launches Ring Rival Doorbell In UK

Watch out Amazon's as Google's Nest division launches facial recognition video doorbell in UK

4 years ago

Google Nest Camera Bug Enables Burglars To Shut Off Recording Via Bluetooth

The bug has yet to be patched, yet Bluetooth in the devices cannot be disabled

5 years ago

Google Open Sources Nest ‘Thread’ IoT Networking Platform

Google wades into IoT standards war by opening up protocols behind Nest

6 years ago

Dropcam Founder Criticises Google Nest And Mocks Revenue

After reading negative comments from Nest CEO Tony Fadell, Dropcam founder Greg Duffy makes Medium riposte calling out Nest's acquisition…

6 years ago

Nest Thermostats Accused Of Leaking Information

Researchers say thermostats leaked unencrypted user information over unsecured Wi-Fi, but Nest disagrees

6 years ago

Npower Launches Smart Home Trial

Signs up Yale and Nest among others as npower looks to bring the power of the smart home to the…

7 years ago

Nest Cam ‘Continues Running When Switched Off’

Nest Cam remains running when users switch it off, raising security concerns, according to researchers

7 years ago

Smart Home Spending To Hit £65bn By 2020

Automotive and entertainment sectors will spur on smart home growth, but will products be future-proof?

7 years ago

Nest Looks To Weave Together The Smart Home

Weave lets more smart units get connected than ever before, even if they aren't Nest products

7 years ago

Nest Outage Leaves Thousands In The Cold

Smart thermostat hit by bug that knocks out Nest mobile and web apps

7 years ago

Meet The Smartest Nest Yet

Smart thermostat gets a visual makeover with a bigger, brighter screen and new energy-saving features

7 years ago

First Apple HomeKit-Powered Smart Appliances Go On Sale

Nest also launches connected smoke alarm and security camera in the UK on a good day for smart home technology

7 years ago

Google Smart Security Camera Lets You Keep Watch Over Your Home

Nest-branded device leaks ahead of scheduled launch next week

7 years ago

CES 2015 – Nest Smart Thermostat Can Now Talk To Your Washing Machine And Keep Your Doors Locked

Smart home company announces 15 new partners for its Works with Nest developer platform

8 years ago

Dixons Carphone Hoping For £5bn Windfall From Internet Of Things

IoT opportunities were “an underpinning factor” in bringing the two companies together, says company head

8 years ago

Google’s Nest Establishes Yet Another IoT Standards Group

The Thread Group, which promotes the eponymous standard, already includes ARM, Samsung and Freescale

8 years ago

Google’s Nest Opens API To Control Home Devices

Google extends Nest with a developer programme for third party devices

8 years ago

Google’s Nest Recall Notice Reveals 440,000 Faulty Fire Alarms

US government body reveals 440,000 Nest fire alarms and CO2 detectors were affected by a fault reported in April

8 years ago

Nest Stops Sales Of Intelligent Fire Alarm Due To Safety Concerns

Google-owned start-up discovers that one of the features of the Nest Protect is actually a flaw, so it needs a…

8 years ago

Google-Owned Nest Releases Intelligent Thermostats In The UK

The start-up says it was a challenge to adopt the technology to the European market

8 years ago

Google Overtakes Intel To Become ‘World’s Top Dealmaker’

Search engine giant takes Intel’s crown as the largest buyer and supporter of tech firms over the last three years

8 years ago

Smart Meters Really Are Saving People Money – British Gas

Nine out of ten customers have managed to improve their energy usage habits thanks to smart devices

8 years ago

Google To Pay £2bn For Home Electronics Start-Up Nest

Two former Apple executives will join Google as part of the deal

8 years ago