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The Hanwha Techwin HD All-in-One DVR Security Systems give new meaning to peace of mind!

As a gadget nerd and a lover of photography and videography, I am always buying some new piece of gear or trading in and up to the next level of gear. Over the years I have accumulated so much gear and upgraded to so many expensive products, that security is now an integral part of …

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Say Hello to the new video doorbell from Nest

We are still working on smartening up our house, and we decided we wanted to finally get a video doorbell.  We had actually ordered a Ring doorbell, but I’m going to return that.  We decided we’d stick with the Nest system once we realized their video doorbell was available for purchase, because we already have …

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Adjust the angle of your Ring doorbell for a perfect view of who’s at the door

The placement of a doorbell usually doesn’t matter when it’s a regular doorbell.  But when you replace the old model with a video doorbell, the placement determines when and how well you can see people approaching your door.  Using the Homono Adjustable Angle Mount with the Ring video doorbell, you’ll be able to fine-tune the …

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Reolink Argus 2 is a wireless security camera that can be placed anywhere

At my old house, I had a security camera on my front porch.  It was nice to have, but it required an electrical connection.  When we moved to the condo, I couldn’t have a camera by my door because there is no electrical outlet nearby.  The Reolink Argus 2 security camera would work perfectly by …

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Wisenet SmartCam D1 video doorbell review

Remember watching the Jetsons as a kid, with their video phone, video doorbell, and flying car? Well, of those three, the flying car is the only one that’s not already sitting on store shelves waiting for you to take one home. Anyone with a smartphone has a raft of video chat clients at hand. There are several video doorbells on the market. In fact, we were offered one from Wisenet, née Samsung Security.

Kuna announces new Maximus floodlight camera

Kuna has recently announced a follow-on to their Smart Security Light (that I reviewed a few years ago), the Maximus Floodlight Camera. The new Maximus Floodlight Camera can detect motion in a 270-degree arch within a 70-foot range. It has 2400-lumen floodlights (5000K color temp) and a 1080p HD security camera (H264) built into its …

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Samsung Wisenet SmartCam A1 home security system review

There are several considerations to keep in mind when shopping for a home security camera. Do you want a cloud-based camera or a camera that saves footage locally? Do you want to be able to live stream via a mobile device? Do you need an expandable system? Do you need a camera that can pan …

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EZVIZ Mini Trooper wireless indoor / outdoor security camera system review

Choosing from the vast selection of WiFi security cameras that are on the market can be daunting. We’re here to make your job harder by telling you about a brand that you may not be familiar with. The EZVIZ Mini Trooper is an affordable camera system that includes a completely wire-free camera. Let’s take a …

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ANNKE 1080P lite security system DVR review

I think I’ve indicated before that I’m a bit paranoid when it comes to home security. I have several cameras in and outside my house, and I’m always considering adding more. Not only are the cameras great for deterring burglars, but they often help find toys my children lost. Recently I volunteered to review a DVR …

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