Abode and Ring offer DIY home security systems. Neither has long-term contracts, and both offer professional monitoring as an option. We look at equipment options, technology, pricing, and more to help you decide which system best for your home.
While the heart of the Amazon Echo lineup is the Echo Alexa Speaker, Amazon offers various products within its smart-home line, including a variety of speakers, displays, and wearables. We explore all Amazon Echo has to offer and compare the Echo to other audio devices on the market.
Canary is an all-in-one device that offers living video monitoring of your home and has the extra bonus of climate monitoring. But does this make it the most capable security system for your needs?
ION Gut Health (now called Gut Support) is a supplement that claims to improve your gut and digestive health by strengthening the gut lining in your body, which in turn could help relieve heartburn, leaky gut, alleviate gluten intolerance and restore the immune system. This scientific drink can be overwhelming to learn about, but we’re going to do our best to explain how this drink works in an easy to digest (pun intended) article. Does it actually work or is it all marketing hype?
We love traveling, and we’ve done our fair share of research and have quite a bit of experience with testing luggage. We reviewed and ranked the best luggage brands on the market with a focus on luggage sets. We used the following criteria: warranty, locks, wheels, straps, compartments, handles, material and more.
Nest Secure Review: Alarm System, Camera System, Sensors, Outdoor, Indoor, Monitoring, vs SimpliSafe, And More
Want a home security system that can connect to your smart thermostat, door lock, cameras and more? Nest Secure might be the security system for you. It offers attractive, modern equipment and it’s easy to set up. But is Nest Secure worth the high price tag?
Brinks is known for its armored car transportation services, but did you know it now offers a home security system? Can a company that specializes in transporting valuables also be successful at securing homes?
Many DIY self-monitored companies find ways to introduce monthly fees, whether it’s to use the app, access cloud storage or to monitor the system yourself. But which ones really provide full home security functionality without a contract or monthly fee?
A tornado is a rotating vortex that violently destroys everything in its path including property and people. It’s important to plan ahead and prepare for a tornado so you can increase your chances of survival. Take the time to learn how you can keep your family safe.
In our house, we donate all of our unused clothes, shoes and household items to Goodwill. The items are still in good shape, we just don’t find ourselves in need of them anymore, which is why it’s nice to give them a second life. Donating to Goodwill is also a good tax deduction, so those who donate also get a “reward” for their goodwill. In this article we’ll discuss the tax benefits of giving, not to mention how important donating is whether you benefit from it or not.
A VPN (Virtual Private Network) service secures your WiFi connection and protects your online activity from prying eyes. These are important to use when you are on public WiFi where you are more vulnerable to be hacked.
In 2016, 399,225 complaints were filed with the FTC about identity theft. That’s equivalent to about half the population of South Dakota having their identities stolen. And that’s only complaints, aka, people who decided to contact the FTC about identity theft issues. Can you imagine what the number of people is per year who have their identities stolen? Companies can guess all they want on this number, but the reality is that we can’t truly determine how many victims there were because many people don’t realize their identity has been stolen until years later.