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Nest Thermostat maker is now developing a WiFi-connected smoke alarm

on Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

The Nest Protect, from the makers of the Nest Thermostat, aims to change the way your home smoke alarm works.  The Protect monitors smoke, heat, and carbon monoxide levels in your home.  It’s smart about how it alerts you to possible emergency conditions, too.  You tell the Protect what room it’s in, so a humanRead More…


Chick-a-Dee Smoke Detector

on Monday, July 23rd, 2012
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Smoke detectors aren’t the most exciting gadgets to discuss or the most attractive to look at.  However, there are few things in your house that are more important.  Louise van der Veld, a Dutch designer, undertook a redesign of the smoke detector and won a design contest in her country.  She based her design onRead More…