security camera

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… Read More

Over the past year or so, I’ve gradually been adding to my home automation and security system. Being a Gadgeteer, I’ve enjoyed implementing different cameras into my system and jumped at the chance to review Foscam’s FI996EP Security Camera.  The camera arrived in its own nest of closed-cell foam, accompanied by an Ethernet cable and… Read More

There are so many home security cameras on the market, that it can be frustrating to figure out which one to choose. Do you go with a tried and true brand like Nest or DLink, or do you try a less expensive brand like the Momentum Wi-Fi Video Camera which I’m going to tell you… Read More

Home security cameras are a gadget category that has exploded in the last year or two. Everything week a new one is released with more features, better optics, and lower prices. But the Minion Cam HD Wi-Fi Camera from Tend is the first security camera that I’ve seen that’s been designed to look like a… Read More

Logitech, who are well known for their wide selection of high-quality mice and keyboards for the office and mobile devices, has recently unveiled an updated version of their home security camera the Circle 2. I reviewed the original Logitech Circle security camera a year and a half ago and liked it except for the low… Read More

Security cameras and nanny cams have become a huge market. Even baby monitors have added night vision capabilities, so you can just grab your phone from your pocket, desk, or nightstand and check on anything you’ve decided to secure at a moment’s notice. D-Link, a longtime maker of routers and wireless equipment, recently sent The… Read More

I love my Nest cameras because they record everything they see 24/7 and not just a few seconds after motion has been detected. You never know what kind of interesting things that serurity cameras might capture. A few years ago I wrote a story about a mystery that was solved with the help of my… Read More

There is no shortage of home security devices out there, and I have even reviewed an indoor camera here at the Gadgeteer that I liked a lot. But I needed an outdoor camera as well for an area outside my home that is somewhat hidden from view and could easily be used to break into… Read More

I’ve been using Nest home security cameras in my home for years. They’ve always been the leader in image quality and cloud DVR features and they have announced the new Nest Cam IQ indoor camera which adds some exciting updates that I can’t wait to try for myself. First of all, the IQ has a… Read More

The availability of low-cost high-resolution cameras, robust internet networks, sophisticated video compression and 128-bit encryption make modern IP cameras a possibility, yet it is the ever growing desire for video monitoring and automated security that drives innovation in this market. A prime example of this growing trend is the SpotCam Sense. Announced in February 2017, the… Read More

The Tend Secure Lynx Indoor camera is an inexpensive home security camera with an advanced facial recognition feature that helps prevent false alarms by recognizing familiar faces that you pre-load into a Facial Recognition Library that is built into the Tend Secure app for iOS and Android.  After the camera has been trained to recognize the… Read More

Blink continues to add more products and features to their line of home security cameras and products. Earlier this week they announced that their wire-free security cameras will have IFTTT integration (for US users only). If you’re not familiar with IFTTT, it stands for If This Then That. It’s a programmable cloud-based trigger system that… Read More

After reviewing the D-link HD WiFi Camera DCS-935L, the Zetta Z16 HD Wide Angle Intelligent Security Camcorder, and the DoorBird Video Doorbell, the overly sensitive motion detectors on the cameras of each device drove me crazy. Many security cameras also have subscription fees to store your recordings which I also find frustrating. I still wanted… Read More

Back in February, I reviewed the Samsung SmartCam HD Plus and found it to be a good alternative to other popular home security cameras that are currently on the market and charge a monthly or yearly fee to use their cloud service. Samsung doesn’t charge extra to use their camera. They recently sent me their SmartCam… Read More

Back in July, I posted a review of the Ring Smart Video Doorbell, a battery powered wireless doorbell with a built-in camera and two-way audio. I liked the product because it brought new functionality to the push button doorbell and I was impressed by the ease of installation and the overall quality of the hardware… Read More