Tag Archive: Alarm


Black Friday gives the Ring 8-piece alarm system its first discount

Stay safe even when you’re away from home.

Update: The Ring 8-piece Alarm Home Security System is back in stock and down to the same $ 188.98 low price!

You can add some extra security to your home with $ 80 off the Ring Alarm Home Security System today at Amazon. This 8-piece kit usually sells for almost $ 270 but is down to under $ 189 as part of Amazon’s Black Friday Deals Week making now the  [Read More…]

Nest Secure vs. Ring Alarm: Which should you buy?

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Ring Alarm

Security on a budget

$ 199 at Amazon

Pros Inexpensive compared to the Nest system. Includes all the pieces you need to get going. No long-term commitments or cancellation fees. Cons Fewer sensors included than the Nest system. More complicated to  [Read More…]

Ring Alarm review: Professional monitoring without signing your life away

No long-term contracts or costly installation required.

After shipping later than expected, is the Ring Alarm still worth your time? There are a bunch of alarm systems available that you can buy and install yourself these days, but there are a few key points that make the Ring Alarm stand out. From the ease of installation to the low monthly costs, the Ring Alarm system ticks a lot of boxes on paper that people will be looking  [Read More…]

Ring’s $199 Alarm system is now up for pre-order, ships July 4

Take control of your home security.

Ring has announced that its long-awaited Ring Alarm security system is now available for pre-order with a price of $ 199. The company first announced the product back at CES, and the kit was expected to begin shipping in the spring. The bundle will include a base station, keypad, a contact sensor for door or window, motion detector, and a range extender. You’ll be able to buy additional sensors to add, and a  [Read More…]

Nest has slashed its Secure alarm system pricing by $100, now starting at $399

A new permanent price.

Nest has just announced a $ 100 price reduction of the Nest Secure, the company’s home security system. The original retail price was $ 499, and we rarely saw it drop from that price. It will now sell for $ 399, and this discount is already available at a few different retailers. You can pick up the kit from Nest directly, Best Buy, and B&H. To sweeten the deal even further, B&H is  [Read More…]

Save $100 on the Nest Secure wireless alarm system for today only

Grab it now!

Home Depot currently has the Nest Secure wireless alarm system available for just $ 399, which is a savings of $ 100. It still sells for its full price everywhere else, including Best Buy and from Nest itself. The kit comes with 1 Nest Guard, 2 Nest Detects, 2 Nest Tags. The keypad can be armed and disarmed in a number of ways, including from your home or using the app from anywhere in  [Read More…]

How to set your favorite song as alarm on your Android phone

Alarms – we hate them, but we simply can’t live without them. The best we can do to make the whole experience more pleasurable is to try to find an alarm tune that will gently nudge us to wakefulness. Although heavy sleepers might need a different one. Now if music is the thing that gets […]

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Nest Secure vs. Ring Alarm: Which DIY security system is best?

Two well-known tech companies have competing — but also different — home alarm systems. Which one’s right for you?

For as smart as our homes have become — with damned near every device you can buy today connected to the internet, and probably with some sort of smart assistant baked in — alarm systems have sort of lagged in the past. Legacy companies continue to dominate, in no small part because there traditionally was very little for homeowners to do other than  [Read More…]

The iHome iAVS1 is a boring Echo Dot alarm clock

It’s a clock with an Amazon Echo Dot shoved inside. And I’m having no problem containing my excitement.

On one hand, it’s good thing that so many accessories manufacturers are jumping onto the Echo Dot bandwagon. Amazon’s budget Echo is a prime candidate for cheap accessories that make it do more than was originally intended. But that may be the undoing of the iHome iAVS1 clock.

iHome, of course, is a longtime maker of all sorts of  [Read More…]

Witti BEDDI Glow Smart Alarm Clock review

Like it or not, the school year is breathing down your neck. Before you know it you’ll be waking up nice and early and rushing around the house. With fall looming on the horizon the temperatures will begin to get cooler and it will be tougher to crawl out from under the blankets. Fast forward […]