Philips Hue smart bulbs to lose Works with Nest integration on November 17th – Jon Porter

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Philips Hue is dropping its Works with Nest functionality next week on November 17th, The Ambient reports. In a notice shown in the Philips Hue app, the company warns that “integration with Nest Thermostat, Nest Cam and Nest Protect will be discontinued” from this date. However, the notice adds that “this will only be temporary” since much of the functionality is expected to be replaced in the Google Home App as Google transitions to the Works with Hey Google platform.

As well as the notice in its app, Philips Hue also announced the changes in a blog post published to its website.

The change comes over a year after Google announced it was winding down the Works with Nest smart home program. At the time, it said it would not allow any new…

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