Security Cameras

8 best VPN services for streaming securely in 2022

A VPN, or a virtual private network, is a little tool that masks your internet identity inside a virtual tunnel, hiding your IP address from your internet service provider, websites and other prying eyes. When you use one, an encrypted connection is established between your device and a server somewhere in the world, tricking everyone into thinking you’re browsing from a different location.The use of VPNs has been growing astronomically over the past few years for a number of reasons – to help skirt censorship (in Russia and China) for one, but also because of the rise of home...
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The 10 Best Indoor Security Cameras, All Tested and Approved by a Smart Home Expert

Click here to read the full article. If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, may receive an affiliate commission. If you want to protect your home, then you’re going to need the right tools. Usually, when we think about security, we think about the outside of our homes and invest in outdoor security cameras and video doorbells. However, you don’t want to forget about the interior of your home, and the best indoor security cameras can provide complete coverage for total home security. When shopping for indoor security cameras, there are tons of...
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I Test the Best Home Security Cameras for a Living, and These Are the 11 You Can Trust

Click here to read the full article. If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, may receive an affiliate commission. The days of bulky CCTV cameras are long gone, and modern home security cameras are now compact, smart and affordable. You no longer have to worry about clunky cameras that continuously record with no end or purpose aside from capturing video. Instead, the best security cameras are smart enough to ensure that only real threats are captured. Thanks to these vast improvements in camera technology, anyone can protect their home from every angle,...
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9 best baby monitors for peace of mind, from video to audio models

Any baby monitor worth its salt will leave you feeling confident that your baby or toddler is secure when you’re not in the same room. As well as having the ability to listen in, watch and even monitor your baby’s breathing or temperature, there’s a whole range of models out there to suit different needs and parenting styles.With their limited functionality, audio models tend to be the more affordable option. And if you’re happy with just being able to hear your baby instead of seeing them, there are some great options out there with features such as lullabies and two-way...

9 best video doorbells for upgrading your home security system

The last few years has seen an emergence in a new kind of linked technology, connecting devices from around the home to existing portable devices while providing extra protection, security and peace of mind. A smart or video doorbell not only allows notifications to be sent to your phone, but gives you the ability to screen visitors at the door before you answer or let them in. Combined with a larger, connected smart home system, some video doorbells also twin with smart locks and lights to allow automatic unlocking and illumination of the driveway, for example.The camera and audio quality...

Amazon Tech Deals You Don’t Want to Miss: Apple iPad, Echo Dot, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and More

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or purchasing last-minute gifts, now’s a great time to find discounted tech gear on Amazon. It also doesn’t hurt that Christmas is just five days away and many of the items in Amazon’s warehouse can be delivered before the year’s biggest gifting holiday. To make things easier for you, we gathered up some of the best Amazon deals on awesome...

8 best security cameras that give you ultimate peace of mind at home

Keeping track of your home when you’re not there is simple with a home security camera in or outside your property.Connected cameras mean you can tune in to what’s going on in your house from wherever you are, whether that’s another country or another room. You can log in on your phone, tablet or computer to see what’s going on, and the latest cameras can alert you if there’s a surprise presence, or tell you that your pets are in the bedroom again (despite the explicit warning you gave them before you went out).We looked for cameras with speakers and...

Annke W300 wireless outdoor security camera

Annke’s new W300 surveillance camera bills itself as a “small in size, huge in features,” but before we get to all that, let’s start with the basics. While Annke is best-known for commercial-grade security systems, this camera can connect to your network with either an ethernet cable or wirelessly (only 2.4GHz networks are supported). You can also supply your own microSD card (up to 256MB) and store your recordings locally, or you can add the W300 to Annke’s WS200 8-channel network video recorder system and stream 24/7 without even needing to connect to the internet.

How to Beat the Summertime Ministry Blues

When I was younger, my wise father would offer sage advice when I complained about life being hard. He would say, “It’s a cold, cruel world, even in the summertime.” Ah, summertime. For ministers, summer can be a difficult season. Schedules change, and the daily routine veers out of control. There’s excitement around events like […]

What Are Card Skimmers and How Do You Spot Them?

Many people love the convenience of checking their bank account balances through an app or website. However, it’s a heart-sinking feeling to do that and see a strange charge. Unfortunately, these situations happen more than people may think due to a rise in card skimming. This happens when criminals use...
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Investigation: Smart home device security risks

A home filled with smart devices could be exposed to more than 12,000 hacking or unknown scanning attacks from across the world in a single week, an investigation by UK consumer champion Which? has found. UK households now have more than 10 different connected devices on average, from televisions to...

Factors to Consider When Choosing the Best Home Security System

For every house, there is the right security system. There are so many products and services on the market and they all have their specialty so it’s not like you can pick one off of the shelf and it will be the best one for you. There are some factors...

Kangaroo Camera Security Kit, Privacy Camera review: A budget system that's not too 'cheap'

I'll admit my bias in favor of Kangaroo up front -- I love cheap prices. I've spent hours combing through Amazon listings looking for a motion sensor that costs less than $20 (Guess who makes one?). Especially when it comes to tech that's going to get plugged in or otherwise affixed to a spot and forgotten about, I don't care what it looks like or who makes it. I just want it to do its job and not cost an arm and a leg.

23 Clever Guy Gift Ideas For The Office

Originally Posted On: Favorite Guy Gifts – 23 Clever Guy Gift Ideas For The Office. Even if your favorite guy spends a lot of time at the office, it doesn’t have to be a boring place to work. With our curated list of clever guy gift ideas for the office, this collection of cool gadgets and geeky gizmos will brighten up even the most depressing cubicle.

5 insider tech travel hacks you’ll use for every trip

Every summer, I get the travel itch. Before you head out, make sure your home is locked down. The bad news is security cameras, from video doorbells to a full-fledged security system, aren’t always hack-proof out of the box. Tap or click here for the steps to make sure only...

Adesso Launches Gyration Security Solutions

WALNUT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 1, 2021-- Adesso ® Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of computer peripherals to schools, corporate entities, and the government, announces the launch of Gyration® security solutions. All Gyration products are compliant with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), allowing the cameras to be installed on federal properties or properties of federally funded entities. Select models are made in Taiwan and compliant with the Trade Agreement Act (TAA), therefore available for U.S. federal government purchase.

Blink vs Arlo: which home security system is best for you?

The best home security cameras are a great way to check in on your property when you’re not around, ensuring you to confirm all is well with your home. They’re one of the best lines of defense in your home security strategy, so it’s not surprising almost 20% of US homes have a home security camera installed, according to’s home security survey.

“Cinema Cell” Concept Offers Up An Alternative Way To Go To The Movies In A Pandemic-Hit World

Earlier this year I spoke to the founder of Oma Cinema, a company looking to reinvent the traditional layout of cinema with a series of mini-wall pods that combine the feeling of watching from home with the communal collective experience of watching in a movie theatre. While the Oma concept wasn’t designed primarily with post-pandemic cinema viewing in mind its pod idea seemed like a very effective answer to the problem. Now another cinematic idea has arrived that takes the pod concept a step further and is aimed squarely at providing entertainment in a COVID-present world.