Nest Protect

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The Nest Protect is the newest product in Nest’s line of smart home devices.  The Protect is a smoke and carbon monoxide detector that takes the annoying factor out of the smoke detector equation.  Before an emergency, the Protect gives you a heads up warning using a human voice, not an obnoxious beep.  If you’ve simply burned your bacon, you can just wave your hand under the Protect to hush it. The voice of the Protect tells you what the emergency is and where it has been detected. If you happen to own a Nest thermostat, the CO detector on the Protect will automatically turn off your gas furnace if it detects carbon monoxide. (Pre-order $129) Continue reading Nest Protect