Blink or Arlo? That's a question many will be asking, especially as Amazon Prime Day approaches, so we've created this guide to help you decided which is right for you.Blink - a home security brand owned by Amazon - offers affordable, easy-to-fit surveillance cameras for indoors and out. For a relatively small outlay you can cover your home with motion-sensing cameras and access the footage or a live feed via an app on your smartphone. There’s no monthly fee and the cameras are powered by regular batteries.Arlo is a direct competitor to Blink with a very similar motion-sensing camera system that also offers easy-to-install, battery operated cameras for inside and outside the home.Arlo also offers basic functionality without a monthly fee, enabling you to check the cameras remotely on your smartphone. Arlo - owned by Netgear - is priced a little higher than Blink, but offers a wider device range and set of features.Both systems are aimed at a wide audience looking for an … [Read more...] about Blink vs Arlo: which home security system is best for you?
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Secure your home and snag a fantastic deal with the Blink XT Home Security Camera System at Amazon. The two-camera kit is currently on sale for only $139.99. That's a $90 discount and the lowest price we've seen for the top-rated home security system. The Blink XT home security system includes two Blink cameras and mounting kits, a quick start guide, and a pair of AA lithium batteries that offer an impressive two-year battery life. The Blink security cameras are weatherproof and are for both indoor and outdoor use and feature infrared night vision so you'll be able to see what's going on in the dark. The wireless cameras include a built-in motion sensor alarm that will alert your smartphone when any motion is detected. You can even stream a live HD video from the cameras on your smartphone or tablet with the compatible Blink app. The Blink XT also works with Amazon Alexa so you can control your entire home security system with the command of your voice.Like we mentioned above, … [Read more...] about Amazon home security camera sale: save $90 on the Blink XT home security system
Amazon slashed prices on the full range of Blink XT outdoor home security camera bundles. We pay a lot of attention to home security at Digital Trends, especially outdoor security cameras, because security is one of the primary reasons people set up smart home systems. We’re fans of Amazon’s own-brand Blink Home Security cameras particularly because they save video clips to the cloud for free with no required subscription. Installing the waterproof and weatherproof Blink XT indoor/outdoor cameras is relatively simple because they don’t require an AC outlet or a hardwired connection. Each wire-free camera runs on two AA batteries rated to last up to two years. The camera system connects to your home Wi-Fi network via a Blink Sync Module. One Blink Sync Module supports up to 10 Blink cameras. A Sync Module is included with each system below, but not with the Blink XT Add-on Camera. Previous Next 1 of 6 When the Blink XT’s integrated … [Read more...] about Amazon slashes prices on Blink XT outdoor home security camera systems
Blink makes some great indoor and outdoor security systems, and right now you can pick up the 5-camera indoor system for just $279.99, which is a savings of $70 compared to the regular price. The kit comes with five cameras you can use to monitor the activities inside your home, along with the sync module which is required to make it all work together. Each camera is said to offer two years of usage on the battery, and it comes with cloud storage included, which is something very few cameras offer these days. There's a built-in motion detector to begin your recordings, and the smartphone app can alert you when motion is detected. Once the batteries run dead, you can swap in two new AA batteries and you're good to go. You can use these to keep an eye on your family or pets when you're not around, and just to ensure that your home is safe when you can't use your own eyes to monitor it. We've seen some deals on Blink cameras sell out pretty quickly, so if you're interested you'll want to … [Read more...] about Blink’s 5-camera home security system is down to a new all-time low at $70 off
Amazon announced it would acquire the Eero home mesh router startup. The financial details are not public, and the acquisition must make it through regulatory hurdles. However, once the deal is complete, Amazon will own another piece of the complete connected smart home package. Eero’s Wi-Fi mesh router system plugs directly into a high-speed internet modem. With multiple units spread around the home, the router’s 5GHz band supports speeds up to 867Mbps. When Digital Trends reviewed the Eero system, its mobile-based set-up and management app was one of the system’s strongest features. Similar to the benefits of an Alexa-compatible Amazon Echo device in every room for easy access to smart home control, an Eero in each room would spread high-speed internet throughout. While the Eero brand is not as well-known as Ring or Blink, the smart home security camera companies Amazon acquired in the past 15 months, there’s no reason to expect the mesh Wi-Fi … [Read more...] about Amazon adds Eero home mesh router company to smart home eco-system brand arsenal