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Google Nest and Android Devices Now Support Matter

Google on Thursday announced that Google Nest and Android devices now support Matter, an interoperable connectivity standard for smart home devices developed by the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA). Setting up and customizing your smart home devices with Google Home just got easier thanks to Matter, a new standard for smart home platforms, apps and devices....

All-New Google Home iOS and Android App Unveiled

Google today announced a major update for the Google Home app that brings a fresh new design, Matter integration, support for both Wear OS and the web, and plenty of new features. The company said it set out to reimagine Google Home because the number of average connected devices per user has gone up from...

Google Launches Wired Nest Doorbell 2 in Canada

Google today officially announced its wired, second-generation Nest Doorbell. The company was originally expected to unveil a slew of new Nest devices at its Pixel launch event on Thursday, October 6. However, the wired Nest Doorbell leaked on Monday and reports indicated it would go on sale before Thursday's event. https://youtu.be/N_xfwAm79iY Google's new Nest Doorbell...

Wired Google Nest Doorbell Leaks Early on Store Shelves

As reported by 9to5Google, Google’s new wired Nest Doorbell which appeared in the Google Home app last month has been leaked early in stores with availability expected later this week. The new Nest Doorbell was spotted in a Best Buy store, with the packaging saying “2nd generation” and “Wired” with a check mark, in white and dark...

Google Launches New Indoor Nest Cam, Floodlight Camera in Canada

Google has launched another batch of home awareness products, including the Nest Cam (wired) and the Nest Cam with floodlight. Both cameras were announced in August, alongside the now-released Nest Cam (battery) and Nest Doorbell (battery), to fill out the smart home developer's most recent line of security devices. Google's Nest Cam (wired) comes in four colours — one of...

Google Canada Launches Nest Audio Sessions on YouTube Music

Google Canada has today officially announced the launch of Nest Audio Sessions on YouTube Music, a global playlist featuring a collection of original recordings from nine female artists. Nest Audio Sessions is in celebration of Nest Audio, Google’s newest smart speaker that delivers full, clear and natural sound so you can hear every song with crisp...

Google to Reportedly Launch New Nest-Branded ‘Prince’ Smart Speaker

Citing sources familiar with the matter, 9to5Google is reporting that Google is working on a new Nest-branded smart speaker, that will "look unassuming and familiar" and will fit in nicely with the fabric-based design language of the Nest Mini, and Nest Hub. Codenamed ‘Prince,’ the display-less device will reportedly be similar to the Sonos One...

Walter Isaacson: Google is Innovating at a Higher Rate Than Apple

Today, Walter Isaacson, the author of the best-selling biography “Steve Jobs,” told CNBC’s Squawk Box that Google’s acquisition of Nest Labs is a bigger news story than Apple selling iPhones in China on the world’s largest carrier, China Mobile. Isaacson acknowledged that Apple’s effort to get the iPhone on China Mobile is a “big deal,”...