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Why Are Smart Bulbs So Expensive? (10x The Price Of Normal Bulbs?!)

Smart LED bulb in dark pink

There’s nothing like coming home to relax after a long day. To that end, in addition to other comfort features of their home, many people invest in their lighting as well – particularly ambient lighting. This kind of lighting makes coming home that much more relaxing.  Today, lighting goes beyond just fancy light fixtures and … Read more

Ring Camera and Doorbell FPS (Frame Per Second) – Why It Matters

Ring Stick Up Cam Video Clear Footage

Our Ring cameras and doorbells are vital parts of our home security. So it stands to reason that when we view our smart camera footage, one of the most important factors is that we can actually decipher what we’re looking at. It makes all the difference to know whether we’re looking at a person – … Read more

Does Ring Work Better on 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz Wi-Fi? (Can You Force it to One or the Other?)

Ring Spotlight Cam installed outdoors

Though it’s been around since about 1999, the 5 GHz band of Wi-Fi has become increasingly popular more so in the years following 2009 when home networks were first becoming popular. 5 GHz Wi-fi is a short-range, but high-speed band of Wi-Fi, and is often praised as being the best band to connect your devices … Read more

Can Govee Lightstrips Be Extended?

LE LED Light Strips

Putting up light strips in your home is one of the most fun and entertaining ways to add a pop of color to your décor. Whether you want some mood lighting after a long day of work, or soft lighting for a pathway at night, light strips are definitely the way to go. While there … Read more

The Ring Doorbell – Does it Count as a Security System to Homeowner’s Insurance?

Ring Video Doorbell 2020 release

If you own a home, you no doubt have homeowner’s insurance, in fact it’s acutally a requirement that you do! You also no doubt want to make sure you maximize whatever discounts may be available to you. One way many homeowners save on their insurance, is by using a security system to protect their home. … Read more

Is It Weird To Have Smart Cameras INSIDE Your House?

Wyze Cam v2

Smart home cameras are very commonplace today, and many people agree that having them around the outside of your home is a good idea, especially for security reasons. But what about smart cameras inside of your home?  Some people are skeptical about the idea of having an object inside of their home that’s able to watch and … Read more

Can My Neighbor’s Ring See Onto My Property?

Ring Doorbell Zoomed In

Security is one of the main concerns for everyone these days. This is especially true when it comes to the ongoing threat of home security. From an increase in home burglaries, to those pesky porch pirates, everyone is looking for peace of mind. When a neighbor installs Ring cameras, it’s understood to be for the … Read more