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Consumers: Nest Protect Smoke Detectors Prone to False Alarms

Reviews for Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide alarms have not been favorable, with consumers claiming the devices are prone to false alarms that cannot be turned off. One customer said the smoke detector…


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