Security Archive

Unboxing & Review of the BluRams Smart Video Doorbell

How much home security you need is a personal decision. There’s no one answer that’s going to be right for everybody. That said, if you’re going to install a security camera anywhere, your front porch is a good start. It’s the first place most people will go if they’re trying to get into your house. On a more mundane note, it’s also where so-called “porch …

Toucan Wireless Video Doorbell Review: Taking a Closer Look

If you want a home surveillance system, perhaps the most important place to monitor is your front porch. In most cases, that’s the first place an intruder is going to approach. Not only that, but many thieves don’t even break into your house. These so-called “porch pirates” scour neighborhoods for packages and steal them off the porch. Considering how much we order online these days, …

Lockly Secure Pro Biometric Smart Lock Review

If you’ve ever been caught fumbling for your keys in the cold, you know how frustrating it can be. The same goes if you’re coming home after dark and the porch light is off. But to paraphrase Doc Brown, “where we’re going, we don’t need keys”. Nowadays, a biometric or combination lock can completely eliminate all the fumbling. It also allows you to let people …

Helpful Guide to the Best Fake Security Cameras

In today’s world, you can’t be too careful about security. Whether at home or at work, surveillance cameras are quickly becoming the rule rather than the exception. But security cameras come with some significant disadvantages. To begin with, they can get pricey. And what’s more, you need somewhere to store the data. This can require a local server, which means running a bunch of wires. …

In-Depth Review of the MECO WiFi Smart Home Video Doorbell

When someone comes to your door, you might want to know who it is before you answer. Maybe your neighborhood is being targeted by salespeople, or maybe there are missionaries canvassing your neighborhood. Or perhaps you have more personal reasons to avoid a particular person. Peepholes have been available for this purpose for ages. And, in general, they’re a pretty effective solution. But what do …