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Google’s Nest Secure is shutting down today — and you’ve got options besides ADT

Google’s smart home security system Nest Secure will stop working today, April 8th. | Image: Google Nest

As we’ve warned you, on April 8th, Google is turning off support for its once-excellent Google Nest Secure home security system. This means that, as of today, your Nest Secure will no longer connect to the internet, and you won’t be able to control it from the Nest app or receive notifications from the alarm system. It’s basically a paperweight (albeit one that can be recycled).

Google announced it was discontinuing Nest Secure in 2020, so you’ve had plenty of time to shop for an alternative. But if you’ve been putting off the giant pain of switching out a home security system until the last minute, that last minute is here.

So, what are your options? When it announced it was killing Nest Secure, Google, a substantial investor in ADT,…

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