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Google Nest Hello Video Doorbell on Sale for $214, Save $85

Google’s Nest Hello video doorbell is on sale right now from Dell Canada, available for $70 off at $229. But if you use the coupon code $15OFF$199+ at checkout, you can save an extra $15, which takes the price down to $214 plus tax. That’s $85 off the regular retail price of $299 from Google, saving...

Netflix Streaming Now Live on Nest Hub, Nest Hub Max in Canada

Earlier this week, Google announced it was rolling out Netflix streaming on its Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays. While users were able to link Netflix accounts, streaming wasn’t enabled yet as part of the roll out. But as of today, streaming Netflix on your Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max does indeed...

You Can Now Watch Netflix on Google Nest Hub and Hub Max

Google today announced you can now stream Netflix on your Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart display for the first time. The new addition to support Netflix is rolling out globally and the setting is available in Canada as of writing. How to get set up? Just launch the Google Home or Assistant app...

Google Canada Offers Free Nest Mini with Nest Aware Subscription Upgrades

Last month Google rolled out new Nest Aware subscription plans in Canada, offer two plans from $8 to $16 per month, on a per home basis, instead of single cameras. Nest Aware offers increased event video history and also 24/7 video history, depending on the plan. Many Canadians with multiple Nest cameras have upgraded over...

Nest to Begin Requiring Two-Factor Authentication for All Accounts

This month, Google will begin to require that all accounts enable two-factor authentication for Nest. This measure will improve the security of the user's devices and accounts. Recently, Google announced that users would be required to verify through an email-based authentication upon login. According to Engadget, the alternatives would require users to migrate to a...

Google to Lower Nest Camera Quality Settings by Default Due to COVID-19

Google is doing its part to help preserve internet bandwidth amid the COVID-19 lockdown and everybody staying home and being online. For its Nest cameras, the company plans to lower camera quality settings by default, which will happen this week. A Google spokesperson told TechCrunch, "To answer the global call to prioritize internet bandwidth for...

Google Nest Cam Outage Blamed on Server Software Update

If your Nest Cams weren’t working yesterday, you’re not alone, because the outage was blamed on a “scheduled storage server software update,” says parent company Google. Yesterday, Nest users were unable to view live streams and record video. But according to Google Nest’s VP, in an update, the issue has been fixed. Here’s what Google...

Nest to Require All Customers to Use Two-Factor Authentication

Google has announced in an official blog post that starting this spring, all Nest home security system users will need to use two-factor authentication and verify their identity via email. This will greatly reduce the likelihood of an unauthorized person gaining access to a Nest account. 3 simple steps to make sure your Google Nest devices...

Google Nest Mini Review: Looks the Same, Sounds a Bit Better

Google announced a second-generation Home Mini speaker, rebranded as Nest Mini, earlier this year. The Nest Mini is available in colours Chalk, Charcoal, Coral and Sky and retails for $69 CAD but when on sale, can be as low as $39 CAD. In the box, you get the Nest Mini and the AC adapter and...