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Google Nest Cam Battery review: When a third-gen product feels like first-gen

Google Nest Cam Battery review: When a third-gen product feels like first-gen

Google's line of Nest cameras have always offered impressive hardware, but they're expensive and the current lineup is getting a bit long in the tooth. Enter, the new Nest Cam, which features a battery so you can mount it anyplace, even if that location is far away from power. If you're looking for long battery life, this camera has it. The rest of it, not so much.

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Google rep explains why the Nest Doorbell can't record continuously even when it's wired

Google rep explains why the Nest Doorbell can't record continuously even when it's wired

If you were hoping to pick up one of the new Nest Doorbells and wire it in for continuous recording, Google tells us that won't be an option. Even though the new battery-powered Nest Doorbell can be plugged in permanently, so you don't have to recharge it, it still won't support continuous 24/7 video recording, even though the new battery-powered Nest Cam will.

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Nest's new battery-powered security camera and video doorbell now shipping in the US

Nest's new battery-powered security camera and video doorbell now shipping in the US

After announcing a bumper crop of smart security hardware earlier this month, Google appears ready to begin delivering its new battery-powered Nest smart home devices to the masses. Google Store shoppers can now cart both items and get actual ship dates.

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Eufy's subscription-free doorbell is even cheaper on Amazon today, but the deal won't last long

Eufy's subscription-free doorbell is even cheaper on Amazon today, but the deal won't last long

A smart doorbell camera can make keeping an eye on your home much easier, whether receiving a package from UPS or weeding out "guests" trying to sell you their services. While big players like Google Nest and Ring have some of the most advanced doorbells on the market, their price tags are enough to make your wallet quiver in fear. Thankfully, Eufy's battery-powered video doorbell camera won't break the bank, and you can pick one up for a mere $80 on Amazon today — no subscription needed.

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Save up to 25% on Eufy's home security systems on Amazon today

Save up to 25% on Eufy's home security systems on Amazon today

It's more important than ever to keep your home safe and secure, especially when you're away at work. While it can be expensive to invest in a full monitoring system, thankfully there are plenty of outdoor cameras that will help look after your home 24/7 without breaking the bank. Anker's eufyCam 2 is a solid option for an affordable security camera, and for today only, you can save up to 25% on its security system as part of Amazon's Deal of the Day.

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India is getting Google's fancy (and expensive) new Nest Cam

India is getting Google's fancy (and expensive) new Nest Cam

It was only last week that Google announced a refreshed Nest security camera lineup in the US, and we’re already seeing signs of at least one of those cameras making it to India. A Google Store listing of the new battery-powered Nest Cam gives away this detail along with an indication that the Nest Aware subscription service could also land in India alongside the camera.

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Google promises to replace some Nest cameras for free if they're stolen

Google promises to replace some Nest cameras for free if they're stolen

According to a support page (spotted by AP alum/Ars Technica editor Ron Amadeo), Google will replace the new battery-powered Nest Cam and the newer and older Nest Doorbells if they are stolen. Google reserves the right to say "no" if things seem sketchy, and you have a few hoops to jump through, but it should make sure you aren't out $180 if someone absconds with your new camera or doorbell.

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Nest cameras are finally fixing one of their most glaring issues

Nest cameras are finally fixing one of their most glaring issues

Google has just unveiled a whole new generation of Nest Cams for nearly every room in your home, with a series of hardware and software improvements. Chief among these are three enhancements that make these cams usable without the Aware subscription.

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Nest has a new doorbell, battery-powered camera, smart floodlight, and the cheapest Nest Cam to date

Nest has a new doorbell, battery-powered camera, smart floodlight, and the cheapest Nest Cam to date

Though the company leaked it a bit early, the new Nest lineup of smart security cameras is now official and covers a wide spread of options, from new battery-powered cameras to the cheapest Nest Cam yet, and even a brand new floodlight. Price range from $280 down to $99. Availability for the four new models varies, with pre-orders for the new $180 battery-powered Nest Cam and $280 Nest Doorbell starting today. And if you're cheap (like me), Google's also expanding what you can do without a Nest Aware subscription.

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Keep an eye on your yard from the comfort of your couch with these discounted security cams at Amazon

Keep an eye on your yard from the comfort of your couch with these discounted security cams at Amazon

If you're away on a much-needed vacation, being able to check on your property is essential. Whether you're ensuring Amazon successfully delivered your package or just keeping an eye on your pets, security cameras are a great tool to have. With today's deals on eufyCams at Amazon, you can check in on your home from anywhere in the world without having to pay for a monthly subscription.

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