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Do you need to buy Ring Protect for your doorbells and cameras?

If you're looking to beef up your home security, Amazon's Ring brand offers a solid range of smart security cameras, video doorbells, and security systems. However, to get the most out of your Ring products, you'll need to get Ring Protect, a subscription plan that unlocks extra features and capabilities for your security cameras and...

Do the Ring Doorbell and cameras support Apple HomeKit?

Smart homes are becoming increasingly more popular. Why get out of bed and manually turn on the coffee maker when you can just scream at Siri or the nearest smart speaker and get it to do it for you? Our phones are becoming the central hub for everything in our lives. It's no longer just...

Save up to $100 with this killer early Prime Day deal on a Ring Alarm

With Prime Day fast approaching Amazon has already started firing out the deals on its own hardware. Smart home, in particular, is well catered for, and one of the top early deals is on the Ring Alarm. From now through Prime Day on July 12-13 it's possible to save as much as $100 on the Ring...

Amazon Alexa can now alert you to people and packages heading to your door

Being able to use an Amazon Echo with your Ring doorbell is nothing new. But this latest feature added to Alexa takes it a little further. Currently, if you have a Ring camera of any kind and an Amazon Echo Show, you can get alerts and view the video feed on the display. Those cameras...

Ring rolls out end-to-end encryption for its wired video doorbells and security cameras

Ring has announced that the option to enable end-to-end encryption for video streams is now rolling out globally. Earlier this year, the company started testing the feature in the U.S., but the company is now ready to move the feature out of technical preview. The Amazon-owned smart home brand has been routinely criticized for sharing data...

Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 features enhanced motion detection and “head to toe” video

Ring recently revealed the affordable Video Doorbell Wired, and the company is back with another announcement. The Video Doorbell Pro 2 is the company’s latest high-end home security device that includes a couple of notable upgrades, including 3D motion detection and “head to toe” video. One of the Video Doorbell Pro 2’s most significant new features...

Ring launches its cheapest smart doorbell, the Video Doorbell Wired

Amazon on Wednesday introduced a new Ring doorbell that retails for just $59. That makes it the company’s most affordable video doorbell yet and a great option for those who have been curious about getting a smart doorbell for their home. The Ring Video Doorbell Wired (I know, not the most exciting name) isn’t just cheap,...

Ring rolls out end-to-end encryption for video doorbells and security cameras

Ring has announced the rollout of end-to-end encryption (E2EE), first revealed in Fall 2020, for a selection of its products, as it tries to bolster confidence in its security credentials. The Amazon-owned smart security brand has raised more than a few eyebrows with its policies in recent years and will be hoping to bridge the...

Know who’s at your door with the Ring Video Doorbell Pro, and grab one for under $100

I get a lot of knocks on my door nowadays. Every time, I need to do some quick mental gymnastics to figure out what to do. Is it Instacart just dropping off the groceries and my notifications didn't tell me? Is it the mailman? Is it someone asking for me to do a survey and...

Ring recalls some batches of its smart doorbells due to overheating risk

Ring, the Amazon-owned smart security company, is recalling selected batches of its iconic smart doorbells after a potential overheating hazard was discovered. The recall affects the Ring 2nd Generation Video Doorbell, first released in 2018. Although, when connected and installed correctly, the units pose no threat, if incorrect screws are used, it can cause the...