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All 14 Ring CAMERA Models Compared (Which To Buy) – New Video

YouTube thumbnail with me looking thoughtful and the text pointless pointing to the Ring Spotlight Cam

In the market for a new Ring camera? Simple: just go to Ring’s website, and choose from their… wait, what? They offer FOURTEEN cameras? Who even needs FOURTEEN cameras? If you’ve ever felt like this, worry not. This video walks you through everything you need to know to make your purchasing choice a little easier. … Read more

Water Getting Inside Your Ring Spotlight or Floodlight Cam? Here’s What To Do

A Ring Floodlight Cam with some water in the bottom of the PIR sensor

Unless you’ve got some scenic views from your doorstep, you don’t typically want to see waves from your Ring spotlight or floodlight cam. Water getting inside of these cameras is a surprisingly common problem. Water has a way of getting into even the most well protected outdoor tech. The good news is that making sure … Read more

Can Ring Cameras and Doorbells Record Cars Going Past?

Car Driving by in Daytime on Ring Video Doorbell

Ring cameras and video doorbells are useful tools in home security. They help protect our homes, families – and our Amazon packages! But what if you want to keep an eye on things a little further out from your home? Say, the street, for example? There are times that suspicious activity or circumstances preceding a … 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

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

Is Your Ring Event History Missing? (Check These Things Now)

The Ring event history timeline within the Ring app

Your Ring event history shows you all the motion events that have gone on while you’ve been away. This is a great tool for staying on top of everything from deliveries to home security. However, what do you do when events start to go missing from your history? The event history is something of a … 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