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5 Best Self-Monitored Home Security Systems to Stay Safe

Secure your home and keep watch of your property no matter where you are with one of the best self-monitored home security systems.

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IP Camera vs. Cloud Camera: Which Is Right for You?

IP and cloud security cameras have their pros and cons. Here's how to pick the right one for you.


We Tried the Affordable, Easy-to-Use ChillaxHome Smartcam

The ChillaxHome Smartcam, an entry-level home-, baby- and pet-monitoring system, offers an extra set of eyes and ears in your...


Can Alexa Be Hacked? Here’s How To Prevent It

Though it's rare, Alexa can be vulnerable to hackers. Here's what you need to know to keep yourself and your...


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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....

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7 Red Flags Someone Is Stealing Your WiFi

Having an outside party steal your WiFi can be inconvenient and frustrating at best, harmful to you and your household...


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What Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do I Opt Out?

Here's what you need to know about the new shared network called Amazon Sidewalk. Some of your devices might be...

10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...


How to Set Up a DIY Home Alarm System

Install a reliable security system in just one day. DIY home security systems will help to protect your home and...


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Do Amazon Echo’s Security Features Really Work?

Amazon Echo has security features, like detecting broken glass. But do they really work? We tested them here in our...


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Keep Your Smart Home Safe: 5 Free Antivirus Options

You don’t have to pay through the teeth to protect your devices. Here are our five favorite and totally-free antivirus...

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10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...


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Is It Time to Convert Your Wired Alarm System?

Wireless security systems are more convenient and cost less than wired systems. So is it time you upgraded to a...


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How Often Should You Reboot Your Router?

Giving your router a break can do more than just speed up your Internet connection.


Best Doorbell Cameras of 2022

These high-tech gadgets do double-duty, serving as a functional doorbell and security camera. We help you choose the one that's...


How to Install an Outdoor Security Camera

We'll walk you through the simple DIY and tech involved.

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7 Best Wireless Security Systems for 2022

From solar powered devices to AI learning, these systems have it all.


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What to Know About Wireless Home Security Systems

These easy-to-install security systems can protect your home and save you money.


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Create a Dream Home Theater With Amazon Prime Day Deals

Prime Day is right around the corner but it's especially exciting when Amazon announces early deals that are available right...



6 Ways to Protect Your Smart Home Devices

The devices in your smart home may be vulnerable, but they don't have to be. We talked to cyber security...


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Do Smart TVs Have Cameras?

Ever wondered if your smart TV has a camera? Here's what you need to know about these internet-connected devices and...


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14 Things Home Security Experts Never Do in Their Own Homes

An alarm system isn't enough. If you're making any of these security mistakes, experts say that your home is at...


The 8 Best Home Security Devices You Can Install Yourself

These DIY home security systems are easy to set up and don't require monthly subscription fees. Secure your home in...


Best Smart Home Security Systems for 2022

Keep your home protected with our top 2022 picks for smart home security systems.

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