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Nest Issues Update to Fix Thermostat Glitches - eWeek;

Nest Issues Update to Fix Thermostat Glitches - eWeek

eWeekNest Issues Update to Fix Thermostat GlitcheseWeekA faulty software update caused some Nest smart thermostats to shut down or behave erratically. Nest issued an over-the-air update to fix the problems. Google Nest fix. Google-owned smart thermostat maker Nest has released a software update to address ...and more »

Nest smart thermostat glitch leaves cold feet and steaming mad customers - Naked Security;

Nest smart thermostat glitch leaves cold feet and steaming mad customers - Naked Security

Naked SecurityNest smart thermostat glitch leaves cold feet and steaming mad customersNaked SecurityJanuary: it depends where you live, but for many of us, it's a time of year that makes the news of a bug in our internet-controlled smart thermostats a chilling prospect. And Nest, maker of the Nest Learning Thermostat, confirmed last week that the ...and more »

Nest acknowledges software bug with thermostats - Modern Readers;

Nest acknowledges software bug with thermostats - Modern Readers

Modern ReadersNest acknowledges software bug with thermostatsModern ReadersNest acknowledges software bug with thermostats Some Nest thermostat owners were literally in for a rude awakening last month, no thanks to a bug that drains the device's battery, eventually shutting it down. One of those users “rudely awakened” by the ...and more »

Trending: New failures in the Internet of Things - Knoxville News Sentinel;

Trending: New failures in the Internet of Things - Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville News SentinelTrending: New failures in the Internet of ThingsKnoxville News SentinelThe Nest Learning Thermostat is on display following a news conference Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in San Francisco. Google's Nest Labs is releasing new versions of its surveillance video camera and talking smoke detector as part of its attempt to turn ...and more »

NEST thermostats shutting down in the middle of night due to software glitch - Tampa Bay Review;

NEST thermostats shutting down in the middle of night due to software glitch - Tampa Bay Review

Tampa Bay ReviewNEST thermostats shutting down in the middle of night due to software glitchTampa Bay ReviewLast month, few NEST Thermostats owners were troubled in their sleep due to a bug in the software that drained the battery of the device. The battery drain eventually led to shutting down the device, which in turn meant no control or regulation of the ...and more »

Nest's recent software bug calls the problematic side of the Internet of Things into question - TechSpot;

Nest's recent software bug calls the problematic side of the Internet of Things into question - TechSpot

TechSpotNest's recent software bug calls the problematic side of the Internet of Things into questionTechSpotWe're used to software bugs by now. They're annoying, then they're fixed and we move on. But what happens when the bug causes you to wake up to a cold house? That's what The New York Times writer Nick Bilton wrote about recently after his Nest ...and more »

A software bug caused Nest users to wake up to drained batteries, chilly homes - Digital Trends;

A software bug caused Nest users to wake up to drained batteries, chilly homes - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsA software bug caused Nest users to wake up to drained batteries, chilly homesDigital TrendsIn September of last year, Nest's Learning Thermostats and Dropcams had two outages in a week, which meant users couldn't remotely change the temperatures at their house or check on children via the video feed. Last week, many users woke up to ...and more »

Nest Thermostat stopped working, no thanks to a mysterious bug - Android Community;

Nest Thermostat stopped working, no thanks to a mysterious bug - Android Community

Android CommunityNest Thermostat stopped working, no thanks to a mysterious bugAndroid CommunityWe've been saying that the smart home industry will be bigger this year but we also know that means more challenges to encounter. And since such devices and home appliances rely on a small computer, system, and software, we can expect some bugs.and more »

Nest thermostat owners having their heating turned off because of bug - The Independent;

Nest thermostat owners having their heating turned off because of bug - The Independent

The IndependentNest thermostat owners having their heating turned off because of bugThe IndependentA bug in Nest's smart thermostats is leading many people to have their heating turned off. The Nest thermostat is an internet-connected heating controller, which watches its owners to decide when the temperature should go up or down. But problems with ...and more »

Bug in Nest Thermostat turns off heating for some - The Guardian;

Bug in Nest Thermostat turns off heating for some - The Guardian

The GuardianBug in Nest Thermostat turns off heating for someThe GuardianNest smart thermostat hit with bug affecting a small proportion of users. Photograph: Christian Science Monitor/Getty. Google. Bug in Nest Thermostat turns off heating for some. Alphabet-owned internet of things company acknowledges problem that drains ...and more »

Nest bug leaves smart thermostat users cold and angry - V3.co.uk;

Nest bug leaves smart thermostat users cold and angry - V3.co.uk

V3.co.ukNest bug leaves smart thermostat users cold and angryV3.co.ukA bug has been discovered in Nest smart home thermostats that has left customers cold and annoyed after it stopped their heating from working. The glitch was revealed on Nest's community forums and social networks when users of the connected thermostat ...and more »

Nest owners left in the cold: Bug forces smart thermostats offline as frigid temperatures arrive - Daily Mail;

Nest owners left in the cold: Bug forces smart thermostats offline as frigid temperatures arrive - Daily Mail

Daily MailNest owners left in the cold: Bug forces smart thermostats offline as frigid temperatures arriveDaily MailA software bug has hit tons of Nest smart thermostats, draining the batteries and knocked heating systems offline - just as the polar vortex arrives. Nest owners have reported waking up to frigid homes over the past few days. The firm stated the issue ...and more »

A bug in Nest's Learning Thermostats is causing excessive battery drain - Phandroid.com;

A bug in Nest's Learning Thermostats is causing excessive battery drain - Phandroid.com

Phandroid.comA bug in Nest's Learning Thermostats is causing excessive battery drainPhandroid.comIt's almost surreal to think that we've reached the point where appliances in our home will soon need firmware updates to fix buggy software, but apparently that's exactly what happened with the Nest Learning Thermostat recently. Apparently there was ...and more »

Nest software bug causes thermostat failure - IoT Hub;

Nest software bug causes thermostat failure - IoT Hub

IoT HubNest software bug causes thermostat failureIoT HubA recently uncovered software bug in Nest's popular thermostat product has caused the device to stop working for many users. It was discovered that Nest thermostats running version 5.1.3 of the software – which was released in December last year - had ...and more »

A software glitch is giving some Nest thermostat users cold shoulders - AppAdvice;

A software glitch is giving some Nest thermostat users cold shoulders - AppAdvice

AppAdviceA software glitch is giving some Nest thermostat users cold shouldersAppAdviceSome users of the Nest thermostat are getting a lot more than they bargained for. As recently reported by The New York Times, a nasty software bug has caused many devices to completely drain their battery and become non-responsive. Here's more from the ...and more »

Empty Nest: Glitch Disables Smart Thermostats Nationwide - NBCNews.com;

Empty Nest: Glitch Disables Smart Thermostats Nationwide - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comEmpty Nest: Glitch Disables Smart Thermostats NationwideNBCNews.comA software glitch caused Nest smart thermostats around the world to shut off, leaving their owners at the mercy of the elements. The bug was shipped with a recent software update. It caused devices to drain their batteries, eventually shutting down and ...and more »

What's a C-wire, and why should you care? - CNET;

What's a C-wire, and why should you care? - CNET

CNETWhat's a C-wire, and why should you care?CNETInstalling the Honeywell Lyric thermostat. Colin West McDonald/CNET. In a New York Times article published yesterday, writer Nick Bilton discusses a software glitch that caused his Nest Learning Thermostats to stop working. As Bilton describes it ...and more »

Nest Users Reporting Dead Thermostats Due To Bug - Android Headlines - Android News;

Nest Users Reporting Dead Thermostats Due To Bug - Android Headlines - Android News

Android Headlines - Android NewsNest Users Reporting Dead Thermostats Due To BugAndroid Headlines - Android NewsThe Nest learning thermostat is one of the more popular smart home devices available on the market, having been available for a few years now with Nest currently selling their third generation of the product. If you're unfamiliar with the Nest ...and more »

Nest software bug shuts down smart thermostats for many customers - 9 to 5 Google;

Nest software bug shuts down smart thermostats for many customers - 9 to 5 Google

9 to 5 GoogleNest software bug shuts down smart thermostats for many customers9 to 5 GoogleNest owners have reported that their smart thermostats have stopped working and as a result many woke up to colder than normal temperature in their house and unresponsive completely dead Nests. The fault lies in a software update (version 5.1.3 or ...and more »

Nest software update leaves users without heat - SlashGear;

Nest software update leaves users without heat - SlashGear

SlashGearNest software update leaves users without heatSlashGearWhat happens when your smart home devices receive a bad update that make them not-so-smart anymore? Many Nest owners are finding out the answer to that exact question this week. Users have reported a variety of issues suddenly occurring, from dead ...and more »