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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

Flashing Light Doorbell: Blink Lights When Someone’s At Your Door (Without IFTTT)

Doorbell Routine Trigger action

Automations in the modern smart home are one of the most useful things today. They make things easier such as creating bedtime routines that help get the little ones to sleep, or even help you to relax after a long day. They may even be of help to families who are hard of hearing. For … Read more

5 Simple Ways to Christmas-ify Your Smart Home – New Video

A YouTube thumbnail showing me after lazily throwing a smart lightstrip on a Christmas tree

Smart homes are great, but sometimes it’s not always clear how to use smart devices to make your home more Christmasy. This video covers five simply ways that you can use common smart devices to smarten up your Christmas. The individual sections of the video are at the timestamps below: 0:00 – Intro 0:19 – … 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

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

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