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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

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

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

Ring Protect Basic vs Plus vs Pro (Why, Ring, Why?!) – New Video

Ring Protect plan YouTube video thumbnail with the text Ring Alarm Customers Have Been SHAFTED

So Ring have finally done it. The well priced Ring Protect Plus plan (at $10 per month) has been effectively doubled for Ring Alarm customers. But is the new Ring Protect Pro (at $20 per month) worth it for existing – or new – Ring customers? Is the new local storage feature worth paying double … Read more

Does Ring Offer 24/7 Recording? (Ring PROMISED This In 2018…) – New Video

Me talking into my phone with the text Why Ring Killed 24 7 Maybe to the left

Back in 2018, Ring promised that you would soon be able to pay extra for 24/7 recording from all “wired” Ring devices (such as the Ring Pro and Ring Floodlight Cam). However it’s now 2021 and… Ring still doesn’t offer continuous 24/7 recording features. This is disappointing but unsurprising – Ring has been promising HomeKit … Read more