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Best Wireless Security Cameras: Reolink Argus 2 vs Blink XT2 vs Ring Stick Up Cam vs Arlo Ultra vs Canary Flex & More

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A wireless security camera gives you the ease and flexibility to place your camera in the best spot without the hassle of hardwiring or having to find a plug. This feature can be essential when you’re thinking about using your camera indoors to monitor your child, pet or home security. Wireless cameras vary widely in quality and functionality so we’ll help you narrow down your best options…

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Ting Wireless Review: Can You Really Save Big Bucks?

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Is your monthly cell phone bill taking a brutal bite out of your budget? If so, you’re not alone. The average American’s wireless bill is a whopping $80 bucks per month — that’s for a single user! You may have heard of cheaper carriers, but is their service worth it? When it comes to Ting – Yes! Don’t discount Ting as a reliable wireless service just because their prices seem too good to be true. Since launching in 2012, Ting has achieved a cult-like status, with a ton of faithful followers who preach the wonders of this amazingly affordable mobile service. Check out our Ting review to see how you can enjoy huge savings with a Ting phone plan…

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ADT App Review: Your Best Bet For Smarter Home Security?

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ADT Pulse combines the well-known company’s alarm system with home automation and monitored video surveillance. But what equipment and features does ADT Pulse have to offer? And is it worth the higher-than-average price tag? We answer these questions and more to help you determine if ADT Pulse is the best fit for your home security and automation needs…

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DIY Home Security: 6 Ways To Secure Your Home Without An Alarm

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No one wants to be a victim of a burglar or intruder, but there’s more than one way to protect your home. If you don’t have a home security system, that doesn’t mean you can’t secure your home. You can piece together some simple equipment, hardware and homemade security ideas to increase your home security, and it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg…

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Best Satellite Internet Providers: Viasat vs HughesNet vs Frontier

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Are you among the millions of Americans who still don’t have access to DSL or cable where you live? Feel like you’re stuck in the dark ages using a dial-up internet connection? You likely have another option — satellite internet. And depending on where you live, you could get a speedy internet connection. Read our best satellite internet providers review to see how the top services compare…

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Deep Sentinel Review: More Affordable Than A Security Guard?

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Deep Sentinel offers a minimalistic security system comprised of a hub and security cameras. It uses artificial intelligence and remote security guards to prevent crime from happening. If you’ve had a break-in, you know how scary it can be. Having someone rummage through your belongings as if you didn’t exist can strip away your sense of safety in your home. Can Deep Sentinel provide the sense of security you need to sleep peacefully at night?

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Best Smart Blinds: Automate Your Window Coverings

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Smart blinds provide options to increase privacy and security, decrease energy costs by blocking heat from the sun and control natural lighting. They do all of this while adding to your home’s smart capabilities. Opening and closing your window coverings with the push of a button or even a simple voice command help simplify your life…

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