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Protect your Black Friday deliveries with this Ring & Echo Show bundle

I accidentally ordered a lot of Black Friday deals this week, and because Amazon is so efficient, they’re all going to be at my house on, like, Tuesday. Normally that wouldn’t be a problem, but I’m going away to sunny Hawaii for the next few days (yeah, tough life, I know). It’s a good thing, then, that I have a smart doorbell to protect me from would-be porch pirates and other ne’er-do-wells (is that even a thing people say anymore?).

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Make your home smarter and safer with Amazon UK’s deals on Ring and eero

Black Friday has come to the UK a week early, or at least Amazon is pretty bad at reading a calendar. Nevertheless, the online giant has kicked off its Black Friday event with a number of hot discounts across its first-party hardware. This is a perfect time to add some smarts and even a little security to your home with scorching deals on both Ring and eero hardware.

All of the deals featured here are now live and  [Read More…]

Ring Doorbell update prevents neighbors from stealing your Wi-Fi

The latest Ring Video Doorbell update proves that regular security updates are incredibly important, especially for smart home devices.

What you need to know A design flaw could have allowed anyone nearby to steal your Wi-Fi password via your Ring Video Doorbell. Ring was made aware of this flaw in June and has just issued a patch on November 7. Users won’t need to do anything, as this update is automatic.

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Ring doorbells get Addams Family chime tone and Halloween faceplates

The Addams Family returns to greet you with a free special theme song for when someone rings your doorbell.

What you need to know Ring now has Halloween themes for its Ring Video Doorbell, which can be enabled within the Ring app. The Addams Family theme song will play over your Ring Chime or your Ring App when someone rings your Ring Video Doorbell. Two new Halloween-themed faceplates can also be purchased for the Ring Video Doorbell  [Read More…]

Which new Ring Cam is right for your home? Stick Up or Indoor?

Amazon introduced two new versions of its popular Ring cameras – one specifically for indoor use and an outdoor stick-up cam that could also be used indoors. We’ll help you decide which one to get.

Ring Stick Up Cam Plug-in

Versatile viewer

$ 100 at Amazon (Plug-in)

Pros Continuous power source Can be used indoor/outdoor Available in white and black (soon) Also available in battery variant Cons Almost twice the price of indoor-only model Requires  [Read More…]

If you’re buying a Ring Stick Up Cam, buy the Ring Stick Up Cam Wired

The new Ring Stick Up Cams are back and better than ever, but before you snatch up one — or four — for your home, you should be aware that not all Ring Stick Up Cams are created equal. We’ve looked beyond the names and the power sources to see the differences you need to know about before you buy.

Ring Stick Up Cam Plug-In

Versatile viewer

$ 100 at Amazon

Pros Works indoors and outdoors  [Read More…]

How much do Ring camera storage plans cost?

Best answer: A Ring Protect Basic plan costs just $ 3 per month per device and provides you with 60 days of video history. The Protect Plus plan covers all of your Ring cameras for $ 10 per month and extends your warranty on each product.

Eye see you: Ring Video Doorbell 2 ($ 200 at Amazon)

Breaking down Ring Protect plans

Ring’s Video Doorbells and Security Cams work well on their own, but while you  [Read More…]

Can you use Ring products with the new Amazon Echo Show 8?

Best answer: Yes, Ring products pair perfectly with the Echo Show 8, allowing you to monitor and control your smart home security from this latest Amazon touch screen smart speaker.

Multiuse monitor: Echo Show 8 ($ 130 at Amazon) Keep an eye out: Ring Stick Up Cam ($ 100 at Amazon) Amazon and Ring relationship

Amazon was among the first large companies to see the value in smart home devices and smart home automation, and early on  [Read More…]

Stick up toss up? Which Ring Stick Up Cam should you buy?

Did you know that Ring makes four versions of its popular Stick Up Cam? We’re comparing the Plug-in version to the Elite variant to help you decide the best option for your home.

Ring Stick Up Cam Plug-in

Versatile viewer

$ 100 at Amazon (Plug-in)

Pros Continuous power source Can be used indoor/outdoor Also available in battery variant Cons No back-up if the power goes out Requires more care for installation

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Ring’s new Rapid Ring app is now available to download in the U.S. & Canada

The Rapid Ring app has been designed to allow users to respond to a notification or start streaming as soon as possible.

What you need to know Ring’s new “Rapid Ring” app is now available for users in the U.S. and Canada. Rapid Ring is a “light” version of the full Ring app, which lets users access video feeds and answer notifications faster. The app was released a few weeks back for users in Australia and the  [Read More…]