Update: Nest says it’s fixed the issue now.
“This event was off the charts”
Gary Vaynerchuk was so impressed with TNW Conference 2016 he paused mid-talk to applaud us.
The company is aware of the issue on its Web and mobile apps and is working on a fix.
We’re investigating a service outage with the Nest mobile and web app, and the team is working on a fix. Details to come.
— Nest Support (@nestsupport) September 8, 2015
If you own a Nest thermostat, you can still manually adjust the temperature. However, you won’t be able to access your Dropcam online until the problem is resolved.
You can keep an eye on Nest’s progress by visiting this status page.
The outage raises questions about how companies developing IoT and connected devices think about relying on the cloud to allow users to control products.