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Review: The Google Nest Hub watched me sleep for five months

Henry Burrell
Sat, 11 Sep 2021

The Nest Hub tracks your sleep using radar, not a camera. (Image: Google)
Henry Burrell
Sat, 11 Sep 2021
Since the end of April, I’ve had a Google Nest Hub smart display sitting on my bedside table.It’s Google’s latest mains-powered screen that acts as an alarm clock, photo frame, and voice assistant, and it links up to my Google account to display information from my calendar.I can ask the device to play YouTube or Netflix videos, what the weather will be like, or what the time it is in London. It has also been watching me sleep.The $169 Nest Hub’s sleep sensing feature uses a radar sensor to peer across my sheets and...

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