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How To Make Your Amazon Echo’s Door Chime Louder

A new Echo Dot (sandstone color) in setup mode with an orange ring going around it.

Amazon Echo’s are great little devices, right? They play our music, give us traffic updates, and even introduce us to new recipes. If you have video doorbells, they can even let you know when someone is at the door. Of course, this feature is only useful if you can actually hear the doorbell notification. Sometimes … Read more

Are Your Ring Motion Schedules Not Working? Here’s What To Do

A screenshot of a motion schedule from the Ring app

If you own Ring smart home cameras, you know that one of their most attractive features is customizability. You have the ability to configure your cameras to work the way you want them to. One such option is the ability to create motion schedules.  These are convenient because you can cater them to when you … Read more

How Long Ring Keeps Videos on Their Servers (Even Deleted Ones)

The "This event will be deleted" warning on the Ring app

Smart home cameras and the information age go hand in hand. The ability to save the videos that our cameras record is important. Whether you’re saving video needed to prosecute someone who vandalized your home, or you caught some amazing nature footage, saving video is critical. However, at some point, whether it’s space in your … Read more

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