7 Ways Wi-Fi Cameras Can Make You a Better Parent

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Being a parent is tough. No matter if you’re raising a toddler or a teenager, there are times when you really need to have eyes behind your head.

Thankfully, a new generation of wireless cameras can help parents keep a closer eye on their children.

1. Monitoring If Teens Made Their Curfew

Keeping an eye on your kids doesn’t mean “big brother” style surveillance or that you don’t trust them. It’s simply automating a part of parenting. There’s very little sense in staying up until midnight waiting to make sure your teen makes curfew, when you can let technology do the staying up […]

How to Turn Your Amazon Echo Into a Smart Home Security System

You’ve been using it for playing music, calling your friends, or just checking the weather. But your Amazon Echo is far more powerful than that. Not only can it form the hub of a smart home, your Amazon Echo (Dot, Spot, Show, whatever) can also act as the control point for a number of home security appliances.

All of this means that you can use your Amazon Echo and Alexa as a home security system.

Get Started: Safely Position Your Amazon Echo

Before you begin connecting hardware to your Amazon Echo to communicate directly with Alexa, it’s a good idea to make sure […]