Bet­ter nose for fire

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - HOMES -

Nest’s next-gen­er­a­tion smoke de­tec­tor will have more so­phis­ti­cated sen­sors for sniff­ing out fires and a 10-year life­span, up from seven years. The de­vice also will per­form au­to­matic tests each month to en­sure its speaker and horn are work­ing prop­erly. As with the orig­i­nal ver­sion of the smoke alarm, it will an­nounce a po­ten­tial prob­lem in an au­to­mated voice be­fore re­sort­ing to a loud alarm. It will sell for $99. To help pro­mote the smoke alarm,

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