What is Nest Aware, and is it worth the cost?

Google is eager to sell new Nest camera buyers on Nest Aware subscriptions. But what is Aware, and is it worth the money?

What is Nest Aware, and is it worth the cost?
Google Nest Cam with Floodlight Installed
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If you’ve taken an interest in Google’s Nest Cams or Doorbells for your smart home, you’ve probably run into some mention of Nest Aware, a paid subscription service you can sign up for to augment their features. So what do you get out of a Nest Aware subscription, and is it worth paying the recurring fee?

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What is Nest Aware?

Nest Aware on Android phones