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

Wasserstein Nest Cam AC Outlet Mount

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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.

How to Attach a Security Camera to a Fence

Attaching a camera to a fence is easy to do.  Just need the right mount and the proper security camera.  Today, we’ll discuss both topics. There are a few important aspects to consider prior to moving forward.  Wireless signal reception, power considerations and attachment methodology are unique challenges whenever you…

Hands On Review of the Blink XT Home Security Camera

The Blink XT Home Security Camera System is the second generation and the improvements put this over the top as one of our favorite outdoor cameras.  Improved video quality, a rugged outdoor build, decent app and a built-in thermometer that’s actually accurate.  What’s not to like? We encountered the first…

How to Replace Blink XT Batteries

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 Arlo Pro, Reolink Argus and Blink XT.  Problem with these cameras is you…

Home Security Company Video Surveillance Cameras

My home security system was installed roughly five years ago.  It’s from one of the largest home security cameras in the country.  The salesman sold me on one of their home security company video surveillance cameras.  Seemed like a good idea but that was five years ago.  Today, we’ll look…

Managing Arlo Alert Notifications

I recently read that the average American checks their phone 80 times a day.  I’m probably one of those average Americans.  Amazingly, despite the extreme frequency, every time I check, there are new alerts.  A lot of them come from the large number of home security cameras that are installed. …

How to Eliminate False Motion Alerts on a Samsung SmartCam Camera

A basic feature of virtually any home security camera is the ability to detect motion then do something with it.  The Samsung SmartCam home security camera line uses the same interface and set of features for almost all of their cameras.  Motion is detected and then an alert is sent…