Do you or someone you love (or at least give enough of a damn about to buy a holiday gift for) want to explore this whole “smart home” idea without buying into a whole ecosystem? There are plenty of ways to get started, but these gadgets seamlessly integrate into your current, IQ-challenged abode. Best of all, they’re…
We knew it was coming. When Nest bought the camera maker DropCam for a cool half billion last year, it seemed inevitable that a surveillance camera would be Nest’s third big hardware release. Today, Nest announced Nest Cam—along with a subscription service called Nest Aware.
Some magical fat guy in a red suit thinks he's coming into your house as he pleases in the middle of the night?! Not on your watch. Here's what you'll need to start your own personal War on Christmas.
The number of connected home devices has skyrocketed in the past dozen months, and your loved ones might feel a little left out if they're not controlling appliances with a phone. Let's fix that, shall we?
Dropcam is a dead-simple solution for home video monitoring, and you can own one today for an all-time-low $100. What's your Benjamin get you?
When Nest acquired Dropcam for $555 million earlier this summer, it seemed like an obvious move: Nest has sensors out the wazoo, but no camera. We hadn't heard much about integration between the two companies, though, until today, when Nest announced exactly how the devices will work together.
With the release of Dropcam's Pro webcam last fall, the company set the scene for some interesting wireless accessories with the inclusion of built-in Bluetooth LE. With an API it hopes to get other companies to make accessories too, and to encourage development the company has just revealed its own official…
When you're talking about nanny cams—AKA internet connected monitoring cameras—Dropcam is by far the leader. If people have one consistent complaint it's that the company doesn't make a camera designed to withstand the elements while it watches over your home outdoors. Samsung to the rescue.
Dropcam, the worldwide leader in nanny cams, is following up its popular cloud-powered remote monitoring system with a greatly improved piece of hardware so that you can track your home-piece in more detail than ever before. Dropcam Pro doesn't look different than its predecessor, but there's a lot of good new stuff…
We've been a little distracted this afternoon, watching a turtle named Franky navigate a a pet store on Dropcam. Not making that up. He got stuck in a corner for a while, poor guy. Anyway, the fun doesn't have to stop when we leave the office for the day, because Dropcam just launched a new iPad app.