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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

Why Everyone Needs a 4K Smart Cam (Reolink Vs Ring Image Quality Compared) – New Video

YouTube thumbnail for my video comparing Reolinks 4K and Ring full HD footage

Reolink recently got in touch with me, asking if I wanted to review one of their cameras. I opted for their RLC-810A, a 4K, 8 megapixel smart camera which records with MUCH better image quality than Ring does. This video compares the Reolink 4K footage with my Ring Floodlight Cam Plus, that records in full … Read more

Why Your Ring MISSES Lots of Recordings (Such as Deliveries)

The Ring event history timeline within the Ring app

Have you been getting a lot of blank notifications from your Ring camera? There’s a good chance that your Ring device is having trouble either recording video or sending it back to your smartphone. We’re going to take a deep dive into what causes Ring to start missing video recordings. The most common cause for … Read more

Does Ring Support WPA3? (Does It Even Need To?)

Inside the Ring Floodlight Cam Plus box

One of the biggest shake-ups to wireless networks is right around the corner. We’ve been relying on the WPA2 standard since 2004, but WPA3 just started rolling out in 2020. This is a new hardware update for Wi-Fi security and it’s going to mean big changes for smart home devices. We’re going to see more … 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

Ring Doorbell and Camera Night Vision (What You Need To Know) – New Video

YouTube thumbnail showing me in night vision mode with the text Rings night vision any good

Since most crime happens at night, a high quality night vision mode is really critical for your security system. As a result I wanted to shoot this video and talk through the pros and cons of Ring’s night vision mode, and also discuss how it works. I also explore Ring’s color night vision mode, and … Read more

Ring Camera or Doorbell Shows Pink, Purple or Green Video (How To Fix)

Ring Doorbell screenshot with a purple pink tinge due to an IR filter problem

Ring’s cameras and doorbells are some of the most common smart home devices out there. Whether you have your own home or you’re renting, it’s getting fairly common to find Ring doorbells as a standard feature. These cameras come packed with a few interesting features. One of the coolest capabilities of a Ring camera is … Read more