[nSLUG] Left out in the cold?
Daniel AJ Sokolov @mobile
daniel at falco.ca
Tue Jan 19 23:44:22 AST 2016
Not the phones, the nest thermostates ran out of power. Thanks to the update. That was my understanding. They had to be taken off, connected to a PC, and recharged there (probably installing a special update that way, too).
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On 19 January 2016 22:52:10 GMT-04:00, Eugene Cormier <eugene.cormier at gmail.com> wrote:
>Never had any issues here, Nest has always worked well for me...
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>Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:35:20 -0400
>Subject: [nSLUG] Left out in the cold?
> I was just listening to the CBC radio, where they were discussing a
> failure in a smart-phone application called "Nest", if I heard them
> correctly. I think they said that an update to application which was
> pushed out lately had a bug which caused household thermostats
> controlled by the application to shut down, possibly causing users to
>wake up to a very cold house. It seems that shutting off the phone and
>recharging it (a process of about an hour?) was the only resolution the
> supplier could offer. Not fun in the middle of a cold spell!
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