Google's Nest thermostat owners just got a new hands-free perk: the ability to control the device by voice.This means the next time you want your home to be warmed to 70 degrees, you can just tell it so, without ever getting up from the couch.See also:
Using Google Now, a homeowner can soon talk to a Nest Learning Thermostat and complain about the heat. And that’s just the beginning.Google is turning the Nest Learning Thermostat into the hub of smart homes. With the just-announced “Works with Nest” certification program,
rtoz writes: The popular home monitoring camera startup "Dropcam" will be acquired by Nest Labs, the maker of smart thermostats and smoke detectors. The deal is worth $555 million in cash. Nest itself was purchased by Google just four months ago for $3.2 billion. Dropcam is a cloud-based,
After years of hype and unfulfilled promises, the concept of the smart home looks to be losing the attention of consumers. This is due in no small part to the lackluster innovation emerging from major device makers like Nest, which has prioritized the safe and repetitive over the revolutionary.
Google is reportedly hoping to add home security to Nest's portfolio. According to The Information, it's been considering a purchase of Dropcam —the worldwide leader in cloud-powered remote monitoring systems.Read more...
This past weekend Google’s Nest, makers of smart thermostats and smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, announced they will be buying the home video security company Dropcam for $550 million.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/24/google-nest-buys-dropcam-for-555-million/
Nest Labs — which Google recently acquired for $3.2 billion — is opening up its smart Nest thermostat and smoke detector to developers as part of a bigger effort to make them compatible with other web-connected household items, like washing machines, garage doors,
The Google-owned start-up, Nest Labs, is opening its platform to external developers as it looks to establish itself as the operating system of choice for connected devices in the home. Read more: http://www.itproportal.
Smart home gadget maker Nest is looking for someone to lead what they are calling Nest Audio, fueling speculation that they are moving into speakers and other audio products. The company declined to comment on the new division or job listing. Read More
Logitech, which owns the Harmony brand of universal remotes, has recently been updating the line. We finally saw new remotes, along with a keyboard that can control all of your home theater equipment.Read more: http://www.itproportal.
TL;DR: The All-In-One Microsoft Excel Certification Training Bundle is on sale for £25.04 as of Oct. 18, saving you 98% on list price.Microsoft Excel is a platform many of us are familiar with but have never mastered. In fact,
In the new trailer for the upcoming move The Batman starring Robert Pattinson, there are explosions, balls of fire, gritty voiceovers about retribution, and...latte art?Yep, one of the most talked-about moments involves a cup of coffee. Specifically,
Apple wants to be the privacy Big Tech company. But it won't say no to some extra cash as a result.Earlier in 2021, Apple instituted a new App Store policy that limited apps' ability to track user behavior without getting express permission first, which has made targeted advertising more difficult.
In a devastating turn of events, Y: The Last Man showrunner Eliza Clark confirmed on Sunday that FX decided against moving ahead with a Season 2.It's a surprising move for a series that is still three episodes away from finishing its first season,
In internal documents obtained by the Wall Street Journal, a whole host of people have been pushing back against Facebook for hate speech for some time now — and that list includes pop star and Only Murders in the Building comedy breakout Selena Gomez.
From Get Out to Us, Jordan Peele has taken on directing his share of horror films about racism. Up next? A biopic about Prince that turns into a horror film about racism.That is, if you're watching Saturday Night Live. During a sketch on the latest SNL, Kenan Thompson, Rami Malek,
Saturday Night Live's latest Weekend Update segments were highlighted by some actually-strong one-liners about COVID-bearing bats and, unexpectedly, trickle-down economics. But Chris Redd's appearance cast a shadow over all of it.It's not just his rant wanting to know who the hell drive blimps,
Sony Pictures canceled the Dec. 25 release of "The Interview" on Wednesday after hackers threatened a Sept. 11-style attack on movie theaters, causing the largest chains in North America to pull the film from their screens.See also: Sony nails 'The Interview' at festive,
Big Data is netting big salaries.Whether its Moneyball, President Obama's election campaigns or just the social media-led explosion of information, "statistical analysis and data mining" topped LinkedIn's list of the 25 Hottest Skills That Got People Hired in 2014Last year,
Nobody was prepared for how popular the investigative podcast Serial would become — not even Sarah Koenig, the show's host and executive producerThe show will air the first season's final episode on Thursday, which focuses on the 1999 murder of Baltimore high school student Hae Min Lee. So far,
There's two problems with beer pong. First: drinking beer blessed by a ball that's been rolling around on an undergrad apartment floor. Second: the lack of Kickstarter daydream machines to solve problem number one. Behold the solution to exactly one of those problems: the Clean Cup. Read more...
Skype Qik is a video messaging service by the folks at Microsoft -- acquired by Skype back in 2011. If you happen to be a regular user of the video messaging service, you be glad to find out that Skype has updated the app, bumping it to version 1.4.
The spirit of Saint Valentine’s Day is in full effect in China’s taxi app space today after the country’s two biggest players — Kuaidi Dache and Didi Dache — confirmed that they will merge. Read More
威锋网讯，NCMeters 是一款通过通知中心来监测系统重要指标的非侵入式插件。它可以让你实时查看 CPU 的使用情况，内存和储存空间的使用量，和监测上传和下载速度。
On the eve of a one-day debate and vote in the House of Commons on airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria, thousands of people gathered in London's Parliament Square calling for lawmakers to reject the plan.See also:
Two adorable mountain lion kittens born recently in Southern California are warming hearts with their cute hisses and big blue eyesThe kittens, born sometime in December, were found in a well-hidden den in a remote area of the Santa Monica Mountains,
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