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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

Accessories

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.

Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak and Freeze Detector Hands On Review

Faithful readers of our HomeCamCafe site know we like to stray from our traditional home security camera articles once in a while.  So today, we’ll talk about the Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak and Freeze Detector. Why do you need one of these?  Those that have experienced a leaking hot water…

Wyze Cam V2 versus Wyze Cam V1 Hands On Comparison

We finally got our hands on the latest upgrade to the very successful Wyze Cam.  It’s called the Wyze Cam V2.  Except for a very slightly different finish on the casing, it looks exactly the same as the original Wyze Cam.  However, the changes are all under the cover with…

Zmodo 1080p Pan and Tilt Camera is a Good Value with an Unusual Option

The Zmodo 1080p Pan and Tilt Camera is a solid WiFi entry from a familiar company.  Our prior experience with Zmodo has been positive.  They market cameras that are very competitively priced and couple it with a reliable, easy to use smartphone app.  Too often, we see competitively priced cameras,…

How to Remotely Reboot a Modem or Router When You’re Away

It happens to everyone.  You’re on vacation or simply not at home for an extended period and all of a sudden, your home security cameras aren’t accessible.  Turns out your modem or router needs to be restarted.  Problem is, you aren’t there, and won’t be for days or months.  So,…

LTE Home Security Cameras when WiFi isn’t Available

The expansion of LTE connectivity will have profound effects on how you connect to the internet.  Hopefully, consumers will benefit from greater competition in the internet connectivity space.  More competition will hopefully mean better connectivity, faster speeds and lower prices.  No longer will you be held to a monopoly controlled…

How to Add Google Assistant to Nest Cam IQ

Google finally added Google Assistant to Nest Cam IQ.  Not sure why they haven’t done this before nor why they just chose this model.  Ideally, it would have been great if they added it to the more mainstream Nest Cam Indoor.  Nest has stated they will not add Google Assistant to…