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Why Does Amazon Music Stop Playing ‘Due To No Activity’?

Sleep Timer in Amazon Music

One of the best things about having an Amazon Echo is the ability to play your music. You can have it either playing from one Echo or, if you have multiple Echos in different rooms, you can play music throughout your home! So it stands to reason that when you’re, let’s say, cleaning, or working, … Read more

Can The Ring Base Station Act As a Ring Doorbell Chime (& Notify You)?

Linked Devices Ring Alarm in Ring app

If you have any of Ring’s line of smart home devices, you know how well they work together. Along with the Ring app, there are a variety of ways we can use our Ring cameras and video doorbells to protect our homes.  Some who own the Ring Alarm System might wonder: since it has a … Read more

Does Eufy Support Cellular Backup (No Wi-Fi = No Recordings)?

A Eufy Indoor Camera sitting on a living room table

Most smart home cameras are reliant on Wi-Fi in order to work properly. This enables them to connect to their respective apps, as well as upload recorded videos to the Cloud. In fact, many smart cameras won’t work without it. But what about those that offer local storage, such as Eufy? Some Eufy cams offer … Read more

Eufy Bitrate (AKA Recording Quality) Guide: Why So Bad, Eufy?

A low image quality recording due to low bitrate

We’re starting to see more smart doorbells and cameras advertising 2K capable video, but the highest resolution camera in the world won’t help you if the bitrate drops below what’s necessary for 480p. The Eufy Doorbell & Camera ranges have a reputation for having a rocky bitrate. While it is capable of delivering at the … Read more