How to see further and clearer with a Nest Cam


We have lots of home security camera reviews on the most popular models and some brands you may not have heard about.

Wasserstein Nest Cam AC Outlet Mount


Articles discussing accessories for home security cameras. We uncover add-ons to improve device usability and positioning.

How to Remove a DropCam or Nest Cam from the Stand

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Home security documentation is often hard to find. We share our tips learned from using these cameras.

Blink Mini Pan and Tilt Mount Adds a New Life to the Blink Mini

The Blink Mini Pan and Tilt Mount was released in 2023 to breathe more life into the already popular Blink Mini home security camera. We reviewed the Blink Mini and liked it a lot.  It’s bargain priced, has a lot of application functionality and is great for adding a wired…

Blink Outdoor 4 Security Camera is a Little Bigger and a Little Better

The Blink Outdoor 4 Security Camera is the next iteration of the company’s very successful line of surveillance cameras. The predecessor to this camera is the Blink Outdoor.  We looked at that in 2022 and liked it a lot.  Prior generations to that are the XT2 and XT.  Each generation…

How to Replace Blink XT Batteries (applies to Blink XT2 as well)

Truly wireless cameras have become more common these days.  Truly wireless means just that.  No power cable.  No network cables.  There are several manufacturers that have been covered on this site that make truly wireless cameras including the Wyze Battery Cam Pro, Reolink Argus and Blink XT2.  Problem with these cameras…

How to Use a Security Camera Without Internet Availability

Internet and home security cameras go together perfectly.  But sometimes internet isn’t available.  Perhaps your ISP is down.  Alternatively, your camera might be in location and there is no WiFi.  Lastly, it could be because there isn’t even any cellular service to be had.  We’re going to look at how…

Is the SimpliSafe Monitoring and Cloud Plan Worth It?

A common question for owners of the SimpliSafe SimpliCam and Video Doorbell Pro are if subscribing to a paid monitoring plan is worth it.  We will look at available SimpliSafe Monitoring plans, see what you get, and help you to decide if it’s worth paying a monthly subscription fee.  I…

The Blink Mini Pan-Tilt Mount Overview

This is an interesting product.  Rather than come out with their own pan and tilt camera, Blink decided to come out with a mount that fits a camera released three years prior.  They call it the Blink Mini Pan-Tilt Mount. What is Pan and Tilt? We always liked the Blink…