Logitech Alert Security Camera Review: Surveillance Can Be Fun

The Logitech Alert motion-detecting security systems are pretty high quality cameras—15FPS/720p wide-angle lens—and convenient—they're powered and networked over your home's electrical system. I don't want to be a security guard, but monitoring my own house is now fun. » 8/31/10 11:00am 8/31/10 11:00am

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Dalek Hidden Camera is the Worst Way to Spy on Time Lords

Fans of British sci-fi favo(u)rite Doctor Who might be wary of conscripting a Dalek to do security work for them, but if you enjoy a little REC-ORD-ING along with your EXT-ERM-IN-AT-ION, you can now do just that. Wil Harris of ChannelFlip got to play with the Dalek security cam, which was built by a "top secret… » 6/23/08 4:20pm 6/23/08 4:20pm

Security Camera System Busts Homeless Woman Who Lived Undetected in a Man's Closet For a Year

A homeless woman in Japan was recently busted by the police for trespassing after the man who had been unknowingly harboring her began to notice that food was disappearing from his kitchen. To discover the source of the problem, he had security cameras installed that transmitted images to his cellphone. It wasn't long… » 5/30/08 8:00pm 5/30/08 8:00pm

"See Me TV" Security Cam Mirrors: They Will Only Think You Are a Pervert

Install one of these "See Me TV" Security Cam mirrors in your home and give your guests something to think about on their next trip to the bathroom. Naturally, there is no actual camera in the mirror, but something tells me that visitors won't find the "Big Brother" message all that amusing at first—and neither will… » 5/25/08 5:00pm 5/25/08 5:00pm

Smarthome Solar Security Camera: Zero-Wire Surveilance

It isn't as fancy as an IP based camera from D-Link. But this security camera keeps an eye on your property, using only power from the sun. The solar driven device only transmits A/V when it senses movement (up to 26 feet away.) Its video stream transmits over the crowded 2.4Ghz range, which means it might bite into… » 8/09/06 7:40pm 8/09/06 7:40pm