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Eufy reveals combined smart door lock and doorbell camera

Smart doorbells with integrated cameras are cool and all, but many people living in an apartment or condo don't have dedicated doorbells. That means they usually don't have a way to easily connect a smart doorbell, but Anker's 'Eufy' subdivision has a new solution: a smart door lock with a camera. Eufy said in its press...

How to change your Nest Doorbell ringtone to jolly festive sounds or one of the new year-round tones

If you have a Nest doorbell from Google, it's quite simple to change the ringtone of your device. Apart from the classic "ding dong" sound, the Nest doorbell can be customized to play various other ringtones that you can set from within the Nest app. Google also rolls out a few seasonal ringtones from time...

Arlo and Alarm.com made touchless video doorbells

They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and it seems that's true of the global pandemic, which has seen not one, but two contactless doorbells being announced at CES, from Alarm.com and ex-Netgear subsidiary Arlo. The Alarm.com Touchless Video Doorbell works using a doormat sensor which rings when the caller steps on it....

The Ring Doorbell App reportedly sends a lot of data to third-party trackers

Making your home smarter will nearly always compromise on privacy in some ways, no matter how mundane that product may be. A smart home assistant such as the Google Home or Amazon Echo will undoubtedly be an aid in any home in some ways; but for many, the privacy trade-offs simply aren't worth it. But...

hi) by Fenotek is a Smart Doorbell Powered by Android

Android is an extremely versatile operating system and is capable of being run on a wide range of hardware. We're always interested in seeing Android being used to turn regular appliances into smart devices, though we still believe that some devices would be better off not hopping on the smart bandwagon just yet. Despite the tackiness...