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If you own a Nest device, IFTTT has a word of warning: do not migrate your Nest account over to Google unless you are fine with irreversibly disconnecting IFTTT and other 'Works with Nest' integrations. The reason is because Google is discontinuing the Works with Nest program, but still allowing functionality with some third-party applets. That was not always going to be the case. However, Google responded to the "avid feedback" among users, according to IFTTT, and created a path for current Nest users to keep their applets functioning, including IFTTT. "At IFTTT, we believe that every thing works better together and we will continue to advocate for your ownership over how the products, apps,... Read more...
For anyone who uses IFTTT (If This Then That), a free web-based service to create chains of simple conditional statements via applets, be aware that Gmail integration is about to be broken in a big way. Simply put, every IFTTT action and trigger for Gmail will stop working at the end of the month, save for "Send and email" and "Send yourself an email." Those are the only two functions that will remain. Everything else has been marked as "inactive," and as a result, many IFTTT applets that use those functions have already stopped working. The rest will join them on March 31. March 31 is when Google will implement previously announced changes to its API ecosystem. Unfortunately for IFTTT users,... Read more...