Here's What You Should Know About the Upcoming Nest/Google Account Migration

Google has issued a response to the criticisms of its recent announcement to close the Works with Nest program, a set of connections and controls to link third-party smart home devices with Nest thermostats, cameras, and other products. The company had originally announced that the Works with Nest program would be shutting down on August 31st, 2019, and all existing connections will stop working on that date. Nest customers would have to migrate their accounts to Google accounts and use Google Assistant controls to rebuild their smart home connections and set ups. In a blog post published today, Michele Turner, director of product and smart home ecosystem for Google Nest, says that existing Works with Nest connections will continue to... Continue reading…

Here's What You Should Know About the Upcoming Nest/Google Account Migration

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Thu 16 May 19 from Gizmodo

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Thu 16 May 19 from Engadget

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Fri 10 May 19 from Gizmodo

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