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Second-generation Ring Alarm system is easier to use and looks way better

Handy new buttons that are easier to press, and a portfolio updated with 2020 design aesthetics.

What you need to know Ring Alarm second-generation features a sleek new design with new, easier to use keys and simpler functionality. All five of Ring Alarm’s individual products have received sleek new looks that are slimmer and sleeker than ever. Ring Alarm second-generation DIY kits start at $ 199 and begins shipping on April 29, 2020.

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Is one feature worth it between the Ring Video Doorbell 3 models?

The complete picture Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus

$ 230 at Amazon

Pros Pre-Roll video 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz Wi-Fi 1080p HD video Advanced Motion Detection Cons No Google Assistant integration A bit pricey

The Ring is bringing you some new features with its Video Doorbell 3 Plus. The addition of Pre-Roll video gives you four seconds of video before the detect event. This is very helpful in getting a better idea of what happened  [Read More…]

These are the best Ring devices you can get right now for your smart home

Ring is one of the most well-known providers of smart home and home security solutions, and despite a rough 2019, the company has continued to produce some of the best products in this space. Ring has done a much better job of responding to and addressing the increased demand for additional data privacy controls and promises additional customer controls. With a couple of new video doorbells recently released, we thought it was a good time to review what our favorite  [Read More…]

What’s inside the box? Ring Doorbox is a mysterious new product leak

Is it a package box? An intercom? Or maybe a safe place to keep your keys?

What you need to know This is the first leak of the Ring Doorbox, a mysterious box with little more than a name and a picture at this time. The name hints at the possibility of a box that could store packages or a spare set of keys. This leak comes just days before the Ring Video Doorbell 3 launches.

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Ring Doorbell 3, Doorbell 3 Plus coming April 8, pre-orders available now

They’ve also announced Pre-Roll, new technology to capture more video prior to motion being detected.

What you need to know Ring has just announced four brand new products. They are the Ring Video Doorbell 3, Video Doorbell 3 Plus, Ring Chime and Chime Pro. The new Doorbells feature better WiFi and improved motion detection.

Ring has just announced four brand new products including its new Ring Video Doorbell 3 and Video Doorbell 3 Plus.

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Facing backlash, Ring gives users additional privacy controls

In light of recent privacy scandals, the security company Ring has made a concerted effort over the past few months to empower its users to take greater control over their data and video feeds. Features such as two-factor authentication are now officially required to set up a new account, and the company is phasing in additional user controls like the ability to control what information is shared with third-parties (coming this spring) and opt-out of personalized advertising. We’ll  [Read More…]

Ring makes two-factor authentication mandatory, adds new privacy controls

Changes are rolling out today and Ring will email customers once they are active.

What you need to know Ring will soon require all customers to use two-factor authentication when logging in. It will also allow customers to opt-out of sharing information with third-party service providers for advertising. The Amazon-owned home security camera company experienced a data breach in 2019, which lead to many customer’s cameras becoming compromised.

Amazon’s Ring security cameras have been in the news  [Read More…]

Police say Ring cameras aren’t as useful for law enforcement as you think

13 of 40 jurisdictions asked said there have been zero arrests due to Ring footage.

What you need to know Ring’s may be overestimating how effective its cameras are at preventing burglaries. There are several factors to consider when looking at the statistics, and Ring doesn’t share the data and methods it uses. Law enforcement doesn’t usually keep stats on how helpful Ring cameras are and often has trouble identifying those who are caught on camera.

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If you’re scared off from Ring right now, try one of these video doorbells

Video doorbells are incredibly useful smart home tools, and the utility they provide by letting us view who is at the door remotely is so convenient. However, as recent privacy scandals have proven, not all devices or services are created equal. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Ring Video Doorbell alternatives for those who might be looking for other options to protect their home.

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