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    ADT Now Has Their Own DIY Home Security System in a Partnership With Samsung SmartThings

    ADT has done well for itself by selling home security the traditional way — professionally installed systems and a subscription- or contract-based monitoring service. While they might still have success with that model for a while longer, it looks like the home security mainstay is finally starting to reckon with what home security increasingly looks like — […]

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    SkylinkNet Alarm System Starter Kit Review

    Home automation is becoming very popular, and no wonder — it offers many advantages, not least of which is security for you and your family. Unfortunately, the cost of some systems put them out of reach to many of us. Skylink is one of a few companies offering DIY home security and automation at an […]

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    Monitor Your Home from Anywhere with VTech’s New Wireless Camera

    The holiday season is coming up, and that means travel for a lot of us. Maybe you’re taking an end-of-the-year vacation, or maybe you’re just heading back home to celebrate the holidays with the whole family. Either way, you’re leaving home behind for a little while. In the old days, this may be cause for […]

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    7 Affordable Home Security Products To Keep Your Castle Secure

    They say a person’s home is their castle, but with so many high-tech security gadgets on the market to choose from, your castle can easily turn into a smart fortress. The days of protecting your house using an alarm company and landline are going the way of, well, the landline. The smart home is here […]

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    VTech’s Cordless Phone Monitors Your Home With Sensors

    As smart home technology is finding its way into more and more lives, many of us are left unsure about what home monitoring solution is the best for us and our homes. With so many different solutions available, it can feel very overwhelming to find a smart home system that works for you. With simplicity […]

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    Sengled’s Light Bulb Doubles as a Home Security Camera

    We’ve heard of putting speakers in light bulbs, but apparently that was just the beginning. Companies and tech entrepreneurs everywhere are pushing the boundaries on what our light bulbs can do — like watch our every move. That’s what Sengled has cooked up — first seen at CES 2015, the Sengled Snap is a combination […]

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    Simplicam Review

    Are you looking for a home security camera to check up on your kids at home or even keep tabs on your pet while you’re at the office? Arcsoft’s Simplicam looks to be the perfect solution. Out of the box, I had the camera up and running in less than five minutes! Yes, I had a fully […]

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    Piper is an All-in-One Home Monitoring System: Review

    The Piper security system consists of one wide angle HD video camera and sensors. The device is elegant and simple, standing about 6” high on a metal base. My unit is white, though it comes in black as well, and would fit perfectly on a table or counter, or perched on a bookshelf. It has […]

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    Canary Will Sing Like a Bird If an Intruder Enters Your Home

    Canary is aiming to be the next evolutionary step in home security – one that doesn’t break the bank and, even better, doesn’t require a lengthy installation process. Instead, it’s just a small tower absolutely packed to the brim with sensors. An HD camera with night vision and a wide angle lens can watch over […]

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    Dropcam HD Makes Sure Someone is Always Watching You [Review]

    We reviewed the original Dropcam a few years back. Since then, Dropcam has become our go to system for keeping an eye on our property while we’re away from home. As a matter of fact, we have tried out several other competing Wi-Fi video monitoring cameras since then, but none come close to Dropcam for its […]

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    SimpliSafe 2 Review

    When you think of alarm systems, you usually think of professional installation. Sure, there are plenty of DIY home security systems out there, but most fall short of the ones with professional installation and service plans. But, alarm systems from the likes of ADT or Protect America are pricey. There are equipment and installation costs, […]

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    Dropcam HD is a Cloud-Based Wi-Fi Video Monitoring Camera

    We reviewed Dropcam a while back, and discovered that the device offers one of the easiest and most convenient home surveillance systems that money can buy. Now Dropcam has up’ed the ante, with the new Dropcam HD Wi-Fi Video Monitoring Camera. This latest wireless Dropcam operates over Wi-FI and is able to stream video in […]

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    iZON Remote Room Monitor Review

    The iZON Remote Room Monitor is totally unlike the traditional complex surveillance cameras for the home that are out there. Instead, it’s designed to be a sophisticated and easy to use way to keep an eye on your home remotely. Furthermore, besides for its chic and very minimalist design, the iZON Remote Room Monitor is […]

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    Sensr Turns Any Web Cam into a Surveillance Camera

    Sensr.net is a free online service which enables you to take your web camera and essentially transform it into a surveillance camera that you can remotely monitor from a web browser. Sensr.net is able to continuously monitor and archive a camera’s incoming photos. Plus, it can also detect motion and notify you of the detection […]

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    Logitech Alert 750i Master System Review

    Setting up your own camera security system has really never been easier! You could easily spend thousands on a security camera system for your home or office, and it wouldn’t offer all of the easy-to-use features that the Logitech Alert 750i Master System does. Motion-triggered recording, automatic email alerts, audio recording, easy expandability, PC-free recording, […]