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Snag a eufyCam 2 home security camera kit + a free Insignia garage door controller for $344 ($156 off)

Investing in a home camera system can be expensive, especially when looking at dedicated indoor and outdoor setups that can capture footage even in the dead of night. Why not get a camera system that can do it all? Maximize your dollars with the versatile eufyCam 2 – plus a free Insignia garage door controller – for only $343.98 ($156 off) at Best Buy.

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Google has reportedly fixed user's Nest Hub that was seeing a stranger's camera, but we still have questions

The tale of the Google Nest Hub that apparently fired up a random stranger's doorbell alert is creeping its way to a close. Following the disturbing not-so-smart-home event last week, Google has informed the affected customer that it pushed out an update to prevent this issue from reoccurring, and the Home Hub that picked up the random stranger's doorbell feed has been shipped to Google engineers for inspection.

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Get an Arlo Pro 2 system with 6 cameras at an all-time low price of $600 ($350 off)

If you'd like to keep tabs on your house with a few home security cameras, but just don't want to route 15 miles of cable from source to spot, the Arlo Pro 2 might do you well. You can get a six-camera system from Amazon right now for just $600 — the best price yet.

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Grab a Kasa Indoor Wi-Fi Camera for $45 ($35 off) at Best Buy

If you're looking to stock up on wireless home security cameras, you might want to grab a few from TP-Link's Kasa brand. Indoor, outdoor, and pan-and-tilt cameras are all on discount from some online retailers. But your best crack at getting available inventory as well as an extra discount is at Best Buy.

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Netatmo refreshes its ugly and stale Security app, adds video quality selector (Update: Dark mode)

Netatmo may not be the first brand that comes to your mind when you think about smart home security, but the French company does a lot of things right. Its cameras come with no hidden fees, but offer local storage, backups to Dropbox and an FTP server, face recognition (though not super reliable), alarm detection, Google Assistant integration — perks that usually cost a lot with competitor products. However, in my review of the Welcome camera, one of the aspects I lamented most was the sluggish Android app. Two years later, it's finally received a big refresh.

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Today only: Keep an eye on your front door with the Arlo Video Doorbell for $110 ($40 off)

Now that most of the world is on lockdown, a lot of people are ordering online, and what's more convenient than seeing who's at your door than checking it from the comfort of your couch? Arlo's Video Doorbell is a great option to consider, especially now that it's down to just $110 on Woot.

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Ecobee launches Haven security subscription alongside Alexa SmartCamera

Ecobee is mostly known for its smart thermostat, but the company has decided to foray into an adjacent business field: home security. It has announced its new Haven subscription that takes advantage of existing SmartThermostats and SmartSensors and introduced its first security camera and sensors for doors and windows.

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FCC reveals Wyze Cam Outdoor details including internal battery and indoor base station

Wyze's upcoming Outdoor Cam has just cruised past the FCC ahead of its upcoming launch. First spotted by Zatz Not Funny!, the listing includes internal/external product images and a product manual. Between the two, we have a good idea of what it looks like, we know it is battery powered with a detachable magnetic mount, and we know it will connect to a remote base station.

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Now is a great time to buy a smart doorbell, but which one should you get?

Getting up to see who's at the door is so old-fashioned, but you don't want to replace your traditional doorbell with something unreliable or hard to install. If you're going to do it, you might as well do it right, and now might be the time to do it while we're all stuck at home. Arlo, Nest, and Ring all have compelling options, but there's one we think is the best choice for most people.

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Arlo announces the Pro 3 Floodlight camera, coming this spring for $250 (Update: Pre-orders open)

Netgear spinoff Arlo has produced security cameras, smart floodlights, and even some cameras with tiny lights of their own. Now, there's a floodlight with a built-in camera. The new Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight has all the features of the recently released Pro 3 but adds a giant LED array to illuminate the camera's field-of-view.

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