A $129 smoke detector that talks

Molly Wood Oct 8, 2013

Smart thermostat maker Nest has a new one — the Nest Protect. It’s a smoke detector that promises fewer battery changes and more connectivity. You can order it starting today for $129 dollars — four times what the average smoke detector costs. Nilay Patel, managing editor at website The Verge, explains why it’s a big deal.

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