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Eve Cam in kitchen

Eve Cam review: Performance holds back this HomeKit camera

More cameras are supporting Apple's HomeKit smart home platform. The Eve Cam is the latest, but does it have what it takes to be a standout in the space?
Netatmo Camera with siren up on a wall.

Netatmo Outdoor Camera with Siren review: Tunnel vision

The Netatmo Outdoor Camera with siren does some smart things with AI and app functionality, but the hardware is a bit outdated looking, and fundamentally flawed.
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Ring Video Doorbell 3 review: Not much of an upgrade

While the Ring Video Doorbell 3 has a great app and some solid features, it isn't much of an upgrade for those with a second generation model.
ufy Security Indoor Cam 2K.

Eufy Security Indoor Cam 2K Pan and Tilt review: Nowhere to hide

Instead of pointing your camera at one spot, you can still place the Eufy Indoor Cam 2K Pan & Tilt anywhere, and it'll yell at intruders when it detects them.
Lockly Vision Smart lock installed on door next to phone showing camera view.

Lockly Vision Review: The Swiss Army knife of smart locks

The Lockly Vision smart lock and doorbell camera combo is pricey, but it has a lot of great features crammed into one device. Here's how well they all work.
Arlo Pro 3 Flood Light on white house

Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera review: Great camera, price

Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera is just one device, but it does the job of three. Here's everything you need to know about this fantastic security camera light.
Logitech Circle View on ledge

Logitech Circle View review: All about privacy

It's perfectly clear that the Logitech Circle View was built from the ground up to respect your privacy in the home. Never worry about someone snooping on you.
ecobee smartcamera review

Ecobee SmartCamera review: Eyes fixed on intruders

Ecobee's SmartCamera boasts a large field of view, clear resolution, and a number of noteworthy privacy features that will make you forget a frustrating setup.
August Wi-Fi Smart Lock with open door

August Wi-Fi Smart Lock Review: Serious security

If installing a smart lock intimidates you, then the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is a good choice. It's incredibly easy to install, but doesn't skimp on features.
Ring Smart Lighting Solar Floodlight

Ring Smart Lighting Solar Floodlight review: Bright choice

This floodlight really has no equal. It's solar, smart, and fully adjustable to your needs. The Ring Smart Lighting Solar Floodlight is a winner.
Doorbell Plus 3 being rung

Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus Review: Coasting on success

The Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus gives you a lot of control over how it detects what's around it, but it's missing a few things that its competitors have aced.
A person pressing the Arlo Video Doorbell.

Arlo Video Doorbell Review: Nothing fishy about this camera

The Arlo Video Doorbell is a slim, no-fuss smart video doorbell. It has a video camera you can use to catch porch pirates, motion detection, and more.
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EufyCam 2 Review: Great night sight and a year-long battery

The EufyCam 2 is a smart wireless security camera that supports Google Assistant, Alexa and Apple Homekit. It can even enhance video when a person is detected.
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Blue by ADT Review: DIY home security is finally here

Blue by ADT recently introduced an indoor security camera, an outdoor security camera, and a video doorbell. Here's our full review of the Blue by ADT cameras.
Netgear Arlo Pro 2 review

Arlo Pro 2 review

It may not be cheap, but the Arlo Pro 2 doesn’t cut any corners, making it the most versatile smart home camera we have ever tested yet. What's more, it has storage plans meet the needs of everyone from a small apartment renters to medium sized businesses, with support for up to 50 cameras.
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Lockly Secure Pro Biometric Smart Lock review

The Lockly Secure Pro smart lock is positively packed with features -- a fingerprint reader, a touchscreen keypad, and compatibility with Alexa and Google Home. It even comes with a hub and door sensor. Is this smart lock as great as it sounds? I tested the device to find out.
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ALC Patrol HD Surveillance System Review

Rugged hardware, local video storage and quality imaging combine to make ALC Patrol HD a good-value multi-camera surveillance system. But poorly translated and documented software means that it’s not the simplest to work with.
August View video doorbell

August View review

The wireless August View smart doorbell offers a step up in class from wireless competitors like Ring, but other than neat integration with the company’s range of smart locks, there’s little to differentiate it from the pack. We tested the device to see how it measures up.
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Reolink C2 Pro Smart Cam Review

Five MP image quality and pan, tilt, zoom control are remarkable features in a $100 smart camera, but the Reolink C2 Pro is held back by a lack of cloud storage support and an old-school user experience. Here are the details in our full review.
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Lockly Secure Plus Review

With Bluetooth, an app, keypad, pin, fingerprint access and even old-school metal keys, the Lockly Secure Plus offers a dizzying array of access features, but is a little pricier and a little larger than the best value smart locks on the market today. We installed it on our front door to see how it stands up to competitors.
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Ring Spotlight Cam Wired review

With an integrated spotlight, crystal-clear video, and color night vision, this device makes home security a cinch. Here's why we like the Ring Spotlight Cam Wired as a great choice for outdoor home security. Get the details in our full review.
Blink outdoor cam on a tree.

Blink XT One Camera System review

With a two-year battery life and a strong app, Blink’s XT outdoor camera could be the introductory home security system you’re looking for. And with more Amazon Alexa integration and activity zones, the camera is smarter than ever. Read our review to find out more.
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Ring Video Doorbell review

Along with the door itself, the doorbell is one of the first items most visitors will interact with when entering your home. The Ring Video Doorbell can show you who's at the door, whether they've actually rung the doorbell or not. Here's how it stacks up to the competition.
Tapplock one+ review

Tapplock one+ review

The Tapplock one+ smart padlock combines style and substance with sleek lines and fingerprint control while waterproofing and weather resistance deliver all-season protection. And with a battery life that supposedly lasts a year, you’ll rarely have to charge the device.
Ring Alarm

Ring Alarm Security Kit review

Ring first made waves with its video doorbell, and now the Amazon-owned company is moving on to total home security with the Ring Alarm Security Kit. You can install the sensors and keypads yourself, then have Ring professionally monitor it from afar for $10 a month.
Yale Assure Lock SL Connected review

Yale Assure Lock SL Connected by August review

The first fruit of Yale’s acquisition of August, this enhanced Assure Lock SL is a definite upgrade on last year’s model, adding style and smart versatility to home security. But we think the partnership needs more time to develop a smart lock that truly delivers the best of both brands. Read our full review to learn more.
Ring Video Doorbell Pro review

Ring Video Doorbell Pro review

Porch pirates will think twice they see Ring’s Video Doorbell Pro on your house. Packing top-tier features into a slim design, the Doorbell Pro is at home beside any front door. Featuring an easy to use app with cloud storage, this doorbell will up your home security game.
Honeywell SmarHome Security Starter Kit

Honeywell Smart Home Security Starter Kit Review

Despite its high price, the Honeywell Smart Home Security Starter Kit offers great value, bringing together home security, a network camera, and Alexa-enabled control in a comprehensive, easy-to-use package. We got a chance to test drive the system and came away mostly impressed.
Nest Hello

Nest Hello video doorbell review

Nest Hello’s crystal-clear video, intelligent features and simple operation ensure you’ll never tire of hearing the doorbell ring. Now you can answer your door no matter where you are.
TP-Link Kasa review

TP-Link Kasa Cam Outdoor review

While premium cameras from the likes of Nest are pushing home security monitoring into the 4K HDR era, TP-Link Kasa Cam Outdoor proves you don’t have to break the bank to benefit from simple, friendly, high-performance protection. We got a chance to review the device and came away impressed.
SimpliSafe review

SimpliSafe Home Security System review

These days, there a lot of do-it-yourself home security systems out there. How do you choose? Simplisafe’s latest offering brings together beautiful hardware and the ability to customize your home security package.
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Nest X Yale Lock review

Three years in the making, the Nest X Yale lock is stylish and beautiful, but offers surprisingly little substance. We were surprised by how difficult it was to install due to faulty parts. But newly-announced Google Assistant integration offers some promise.
Ooma Butterfleye review

Ooma Butterfleye review

Ooma Butterfleye’s high quality, auto-adaptive imaging, wire-free operation, and free cloud storage delights, but with smart features tucked behind a paywall and no night vision support available, the camera overall disappoints performance-wise.

Ezviz ez360 Pano review

Ezviz ez360’s wide field of vision and extensive monitoring features are a step up from most consumer smart cams, but this camera isn’t the simplest to work with. We’re also unsure how, exactly, the device works with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. Read our review to find out more.