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Save an extra $100 on a Ring Video Doorbell 2 refurb for $90

With the summer holidays coming up, you might be looking at adding an extra layer of security to your home. If you're on the market for a smart doorbell, you can buy Ring's second-generation video doorbell for almost half the original price by getting a certified refurbished unit from Amazon.

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Ring announces renter-friendly doorbell camera that goes into the door's peephole

Connected security cameras are one of the first smart home devices people think about buying, yet it's understandable that not everyone feels comfortable with a camera inside their house recording their personal life. That's why video doorbells make a lot more sense — they provide the benefit of a security cam aimed at your home's entrance, while also offering several other perks like checking deliveries or answering the door when you're not home. But not everyone has the luxury to install one of them: if you can't mess with the wiring of your existing doorbell, you've probably skipped the product category entirely.

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Monday deals: A Ring Video Doorbell 2 discount, two USB-C cables for $5, and more

It's the first Monday of a new month, and we've got some particularly nice deals for you. Today, you can save $30 on the Ring Video Doorbell 2, $10 on a great pair of USB-C earbuds, and get some highly-rated USB-C cables for next to nothing.

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Make your home safer and get a free Echo Dot with these discounted Ring alarm kits, video doorbells, and camera

Thanks to home automation, your lights and appliances become smarter and can be controlled remotely using your phone or smart speaker. With Ring, you can add a layer of safety to your infrastructure by installing smart alarms, doorbells, and connected cameras to always keep an eye on what's going on at home. As this is the case with most IoT products, price can be a roadblock for many, but thanks to these deals on Ring Home Security products, you can save a few bucks to make your home safer, and get a free third-generation Echo Dot speaker with your purchase, which can also double as a controller for your system.

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Amazon UK spring sale: Great deals on Echo, Fire TV, Kindle, Ring, and tons of other tech

You might usually leave all your cut-price tech shopping until the Black Friday weekend later in the year, but there are some decent deals to be had right now. Amazon.co.uk is hosting a huge spring sale at the moment that runs until April 15, with sizable reductions on its own hardware such as Echos, Kindles, Fire tablets/TV, and Ring cameras, plus plenty of discounts for third-party products as well.

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Ring 'Neighborhoods' program asks users to share their camera feeds with police

Ring is rolling out a new crime-fighting initiative today as part of its Neighborhoods portal, which was previously only open to users. Now, Ring has a special version of Neighborhoods for law enforcement, allowing officers to see local alerts from Ring users and request access to your videos. The facts of this story are less crazy than some of the headlines would lead you to believe, but there are still a number of troubling aspects.

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Amazon's deals for Valentine's include the cheap $20 Echo Input, $70 2nd gen Echo, and $100 Spot

Just a few days after Google's "Dump your valentine" discount, Amazon has come up with its own deals, in time for February 14. These offers are more relevant, though, and are worth considering if you're short of gift ideas. Most of the giant's connected home devices are on sale, including Echo speakers and smart displays, Fire TVs, cameras, and even Kindles.

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Ring Alarm security system on sale for $149 ($51 off) at B&H

Keeping your humble abode secure has never been a particularly cheap proposition, but it's becoming less spendy with this new wave of internet-connected cameras and sensors. The Ring Alarm security kit is already priced competitively at $200 on a normal day, and it's even cheaper now. B&H will sell you the starter kit for just $149.

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Today only: Ring Video Doorbell 2, Chime Pro, and Floodlight Cam bundle is $342 ($156 off) at Home Depot

Ring currently finds itself embroiled in controversy, with reports indicating that employees had unrestricted access to all camera footage until as recently as May 2018. While Ring denies this, saying staff only accessed publicly-shared videos in Ring's Neighbors app, the news has a lot of people on edge. That being said, Ring's products were best-sellers in the 2018 holiday season, and if you can look past the unpleasantness, Ring video doorbells are a quick way to get started with a smart home security system. Home Depot is having a one-day sale on Ring products, including a bundle of the Ring Video Doorbell 2, Chime Pro, and Floodlight Cam, where you can save 30% off of the products' individual prices.

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Amazon's Ring reportedly gave unrestricted camera access to employees

It might be time to throw your Ring cameras in the garbage. Amazon purchased Ring in 2017, and the company's smart home security cameras and locks have continued to be incredibly popular. In fact, the Ring Doorbell 2 was one of the best-selling smart home devices on Amazon during the 2018 holiday season. However, reports from The Information and The Intercept claim that Ring gave unfiltered access to all customer video footage to its R&D facility and some employees.

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