Canary Flex versus Nest Cam Outdoor Camera

The Nest Cam Outdoor is Nest’s solution for outside security camera use.  The folks at Canary decided to take them on by introducing the Canary Flex.  So it’s a good time for our Nest Cam Outdoor versus Canary Flex face off. We previously wrote detailed reviews on these cameras if you would like to read all about them first: Nest Cam Outdoor Review Canary Flex Review Let’s move on to the comparison. Software This category is all about the smartphone app, web app and camera firmware. Both companies offer excellent and easy to use applications.  You can do a lot more with the Nest Cam Outdoor application. … Read more

Canary and Wink Opens New Doors to Home Automation

The Canary All-in-One Home Security System remains one of my favorite home security cameras.  Abilities such as temperature and humidity monitoring make this more than a simple home security camera.  Add in some free cloud storage and an audible alarm and you can begin to see this is more than your basic camera.  The recently announced Canary and Wink integration allows for a bunch of additional enhancements that go beyond home surveillance.  Now we’re talking home automation. Those unfamiliar with a Canary Home Security System can read more about it in our Canary product review. What’s Wink?  There are two components.  First, … Read more