Why Your Wyze Camera Is Lagging (5 Simple Fixes)

Wyze Live Video on Echo Show 10

Smart cameras play an important role in keeping our homes safe today. The videos recorded from these cameras have helped catch thieves red-handed, as well as ward off potential threats. They’ve even provided crucial evidence in the event of a crime. So it stands to reason that making sure these videos play flawlessly, is important. … Read more

Ring Floodlight Upside Down Mounting Guide: Soffits/Eaves, Horizontally & More

Ring Floodlight Cam in its box

The Ring Floodlight Cam is one of Ring’s flagship pieces of smart home technology. This light handles security, motion activated lighting, and a variety of other features. Making the most of the Ring Floodlight Cam is all about how you mount it.  For more users, the standard mounting works best. Simply attach this light to … Read more

Wyze Cam Stuck in Black & White Mode (No Color Recordings)

Night Vision Settings for IR Lights in the Wyze app

Wyze cameras are some of the most widely used smart cameras in the modern smart home. They’re inexpensive and can easily be found at most online and in-person retailers. For the most part, these cameras work great – with only occasional issues. One issue that some users have found is that their camera’s footage gets … Read more

Do Blink Cameras Record 24/7 (Continuously)?

The Blink Mini smart camera plus box contents

Home security is a top concern on all of our minds. As such, many have armed their homes with smart cameras for that necessary security. One brand many people use, is Blink. To better achieve that sense of security, many have wondered if their Blink cameras and doorbells can record continuously. Having continuous, 24/7 recording … Read more

Which Ring and Nest Devices Support 5 GHz WiFi?

Phone screenshot showing the WiFi selection of my Ring Indoor Cam, with the prompt asking me if I want to connect to a pre-existing WiFi network.

When it was first released, 5 GHz WiFi was advertised as being faster and sometimes ‘more reliable’ than 2.4 GHz WiFi. Whilst this is broadly true, many Ring and Nest devices still seem to only support 2.4 GHz WiFi. This got me wondering whether this can lead to worse connections for your smart devices, and … Read more

Ring Device Health Says That Voltage Is Too High (“Danger!”)

A Ring doorbell voltage warning

Wired Ring devices have the convenience of not needing frequent battery changes, but they are at the mercy of the safety and reliability of your home’s wiring. What should you do if you keep seeing the danger alert in your Ring doorbell Device Health? The first thing you want to do is use a voltmeter … Read more