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Bundle the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and Echo Spot to save $102 on your purchase

Two great devices, one big savings.

Amazon is bundling the Ring Video Doorbell Pro with its Echo Spot for $ 278, a savings of $ 102 compared to buying the two separately. At first glance, it may seem like a bit of an odd pairing, but the two of these devices actually work quite well together. The Ring Video Doorbell Pro allows you to answer your door and interact with the people on the other end from  [Read More…]

Which Ring doorbell should you buy?

What’s the difference between the four options of Ring Video Doorbell? I’ve used three and can help you pick the right one for your home.

I once said that a $ 200 doorbell was a very silly thing. I was very, very wrong. Because the Ring Video Doorbell — as well as the Ring 2 and Ring Pro — has very quickly become one of my favorite connected home products. It’s not inexpensive, and it’s not perfect. But it’s paid for  [Read More…]

Ring Spotlight Cam review: Simple setup and loaded with features

Finally, a security camera that doesn’t scream “look at me”!

There is no shortage of home security camera options out there, and they range in price from well under $ 100 to well above it. Picking the right one can send you down a dark spiraling path trying to pick the right style, one that you can power easily, and one that is easy to manage.

After moving into a new construction home about a year ago,  [Read More…]

Ring Floodlight vs. Ring Spotlight: What’s the difference?

From left: The Ring Floodlight Cam ($ 248 at Amazon) and Ring Spotlight Cam Wired ($ 199 at Amazon).

It’s more than just a name, right?

When it comes to the combination light/security camera game, Ring (which, of course, you also know for its doorbells) has a couple of interesting entries. There’s the Ring Floodlight Cam ($ 248) and the Ring Spotlight Cam ($ 199).

So what’s the difference? And which one is right for you?

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Ring Video Doorbell gets permanent price cut to just $100

Amazon also hints at possible Amazon Key functionality for Ring’s smart doorbells.

At the tail end of February, it was announced that Amazon had purchased smart doorbell-maker Ring for around $ 1 billion. That deal was officially completed on Thursday, April 12, and during an interview with CNET, Amazon’s head of devices (Dave Limp) shed some light on what we’ll see from the two brands going forward.

Right off the bat, the biggest change consumers will see  [Read More…]

Motiv Ring adds Alexa compatibility, expands to Android

Motiv Ring will finally be available or users of Android phones. On top of that, the Ring-shaped wearable has also gained Alexa compatibility.

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Nest Hello vs. Ring Pro: Say hello to the new best connected doorbell

Nest Hello, left, and Ring Pro.

And just like that, I have a new favorite video doorbell.

Ring has made quite the name for itself the past couple years thanks to its stable of video doorbells, DIY security cameras — and I’d say some damned good marketing. So good, in fact, that Amazon reportedly scooped up the company for something like $ 1 billion.

But Nest Hello is here. It’s the first doorbell from the company that  [Read More…]

Amazon to purchase smart doorbell company Ring for over a billion dollars

Amazon will soon be purchasing Ring, a company that sells smartphone-connected doorbells with video cameras built in. This deal is reportedly going to cost Amazon over $ 1 billion.

The acquisition makes perfect sense for both companies. Amazon generally allows acquired companies to continue operating as normal, but Ring will now have Amazon’s resources available to it. Amazon gets another smart company to bolster its smart home offerings, something which both Amazon and Google have been pushing hard.

There’s also  [Read More…]

Amazon has purchased smart doorbell maker Ring for over $1 billion

Similar to Zappos and Twitch, Ring will retain its own branding.

Ring is a fairly big name in the smart home gadget space, and it’s most well-known for its doorbells and security lights. One of its biggest competitors is the Google-owned Nest, and according to a report from Reuters, Ring’s just been purchased by Amazon for over $ 1 billion.

Similar to Amazon’s acquisitions of Audible, Twitch, and Zappos, Ring will continue to operate as it currently  [Read More…]

Motiv Ring Review: A Fitbit for your finger

When someone first dropped a Motiv Ring into my hand back at CES 2018, it was so small and light that I thought it was a show-floor dummy. It’s hard to believe there’s any technology inside, let alone an optical heart-rate sensor, a step-counting accelerometer, a Bluetooth radio and the lithium-ion battery that powers it all.

But the tech is real and so is the Ring, a titanium-clad annulus rated to 5ATM water resistance and available in  [Read More…]