Security Cameras

Home surveillance systems have come a long way. They started with a licensed installer coming to your home with bulky equipment and endless strings of cords. High monthly bills and lousy image quality followed.

Today, we have access to DIY solutions that you can install yourself and monitor from your phone. If you want to purchase your own home surveillance cameras but aren’t sure where to begin your search, you’ve come to the right place.

Nest Cam Indoor Review: vs Outdoor, Wireless, Mounting, Setup, And More

Nest Cam on table: Nest Cam Review

Want to keep tabs on a mischievous pet when you’re away? Or add more muscle to your existing home or business security system? Or maybe you are just looking for a way to visually see when your teens walk through the door after school and talk to them about their day. The Wi-Fi-enabled Nest Cam (formerly Dropcam) can do all that and more. It’s a popular choice among the growing number of consumers installing Internet Protocol (IP) cameras in their homes. Find out the good, the bad and the ugly about this high tech security camera option.

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Ring Indoor Camera And Stick Up Cam Reviews: Wireless, Lights, Mounts, Installation & More

Ring stick up camera on table (caption: Ring Indoor Camera Review)

Ring Alarm is a popular home security solution for many households, and it has many cameras to choose from. The Ring cameras can integrate with the security system, or you can use them independently. Ring has two indoor camera models, Indoor Cam and Stick Up Cam. Our review covers both devices’ details, so you can decide which is best for your home.

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Ring Always Home Reviews: Camera, App, Drone, Cost, Installation, Privacy, And More

Ring Always Home Cam (caption: Ring Always Home Cam)

Although not slated to hit the market until later this year, Ring’s newest innovation in home security equipment could rock the competition if their Always Home Cam proves worthy. A camera-equipped, smart-home drone that flies inside your house to keep tabs on your home for security. Concerned about privacy? Always a valid concern with smart home technologies. The Always Home cam won’t be buzzing inside your home 24/7, but still begs to question just how much control you’ll have over it. Our experts dig in.

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Best Solar-Powered Security Camera: Wireless, Outdoor, Systems, WiFi, Motion Lights, Long Range, Cellular, & More

Arlo Ultra camera with solar panel (Caption: Best Solar Powered Security Cameras)

Solar-powered security cameras are a great way to save yourself the hassle of wiring and having to constantly recharge your outdoor camera’s batteries. They’re also environmentally friendly and can help you save on electric bills. See which cameras we’ve chosen as your best options to give you a seamless outdoor security system.

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Arlo Camera Review: Doorbell, Floodlight, Wireless, Outdoor, Spotlight, Indoor, Pro 2, Pro 3, And More

Arlo Camera on wall

Arlo’s lineup of stand-alone security cameras is one of the best we’ve seen. And we know because we’ve used nearly all of them! Read about our firsthand experience, sharing the perks (and shortcomings) of Arlo and the different camera options that are currently available.

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Best Home Security Camera: Outdoor, Wireless, Wired, Self-Monitored, Indoor, WiFi, DIY, Systems, And More

Man looking into security camera: Home Surveillance Cameras 101

Home surveillance systems have come a long way. They started with a licensed installer coming to your home with bulky equipment and endless strings of cords. High monthly bills and lousy image quality followed. Today, we have access to DIY solutions that you can install yourself and monitor from your phone. If you want to purchase your own home surveillance cameras but aren’t sure where to begin your search, you’ve come to the right place.

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SimpliSafe Security Camera Review: Outdoor, Doorbell, Indoor, Wireless, Lights, Motion Detection, And More

Simplisafe camera on table with app in front on phone in hand (caption: SimpliSafe Camera Review)

SimpliSafe is known for its affordable, user-friendly DIY security systems, but they also offer some security equipment you can purchase with or without the system. Their WiFi camera is a popular option, and we wanted to see if it stands up to their other equipment — and other WiFi cameras on the market. Is the SimpliSafe camera reliable and does it have all the features you want?

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