Nest’s video doorbell is now shipping

Back in September of last year, Nest announced its first smart doorbell. When it would actually ship, however, was left sort of up in the air; all the company said at the time was to expect it sometim

The Ring Floodlight Cam is an outdoor security slam dunk

A good home security camera is easy to install while offering surprising peace of mind. The Ring Floodlight Cam, $249 and available now, offers both. The camera mounts where your old floodlight would

Front-door tech is hot, and it’s not just Amazon who wants in

Most of us tend to think people trying to open the door when we’re away want to steal stuff. Amazon.com would like to change that assumption.

Amazon is buying smart doorbell maker Ring

With Nest's first smart video doorbell right around the corner, Amazon is busy buying up the competition. After acquiring Blink just two months ago, Amazon is now acquiring Ring, makers of the self-ti

Ring debuts new indoor/outdoor security cameras and LED lighting

Ring has a few new products on display at CES 2018, including a new version of its Stick Up Cam security camera, and a Stick Up Cam Elite with upgraded features. There’s also new smart lighting

Ring acquires smart LED light company Mr. Beams

Ring, the connected home security gadget startup, has acquired Mr. Beams, a maker of LED lighting with wireless connectivity and motion-sensing capabilities. The Mr. Beams acquisition is intended to h

Amazon acquires connected camera and doorbell startup Blink

Amazon has acquired Blink (via Slashgear), a startup founded in 2014 that builds connected Wi-Fi home security cameras, as well as a new video doorbell introduced earlier this week. The company got it

Ring launches Protect, its own $199 connected home security system

Ring, maker of one of the original (and still likely the best) connected video doorbell, has launched a comprehensive home security system called Protect, which retails for $199 and includes a base st

Motiv’s fitness ring is simple, but surprisingly capable

When Motiv told me what they were working on just ahead of CES, I perked up. It wasn’t the functionality — there are a million trackers out there that do what the device does and much more. It was

The Ring Video Doorbell 2 is the most flexible connected video doorbell

Ring is steadily releasing new products, but the Ring Video Doorbell 2 is the first re-think of its original, core product. The new version of the smart Wi-Fi doorbell that started it all still offers

Ring adds three connected Spotlight Cams to its Floodlight Cam lineup

Connected home security device maker Ring has a growing product line – and it’s now three products bigger. Joining the Floodlight Cam the company debuted at CES this year, Ring is now also off

Ring’s new video doorbell gets 1080p video and a swappable battery pack

We liked Ring’s video doorbell when we reviewed it back in 2015, but it wasn’t without its quirks. If you didn’t hook it up to an existing doorbell system for power (if you were usin

Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO

Video doorbell and connected security device startup Ring has raised $109 million in a Series D round, following its $61.2 million raise last year, when it also launched its Ring Pro smart doorbell. T

Happy Atoms launches to teach kids about the wonders of molecules

While I absolutely despise most STEM toys I’m going to give Happy Atoms a pass simply because it is aimed at educators and not for the home market. Created by chemistry set maker Thames & Ko

Visa made an NFC mobile payment ring for Olympic athletes in Rio

This is probably pretty far down everyone’s list of necessary Olympic athletic equipment to pack for the 2016 Rio games, but Visa’s gonna be Visa, because it’s everywhere you want to be and lif

Ring’s new Video Doorbell Pro ditches the battery for more smarts in a smaller package

Ring, the folks behind the self-titled Ring video doorbell, have a two-punch combo's worth of news this morning: they're launching a new model called the Ring Pro, and have raised a $61.2 million Seri

Ring’s Smart Doorbell Gets A Smart Speaker

Ring, the connected doorbell with built-in video and two-way talking features, now has a partner in crime: Ring Chime, a Wi-Fi speaker that activates when a visitor presses your Ring, and which can us

Ring Video Doorbell Review: You Can Finally Tell The Delivery Guy To Wait 30 More Seconds

 The new design and branding are intended to be more appealing to traditional homeowners looking for something more appropriate for their existing decor, and less sci-fi – and there have been funct

The Ring Is Real

It's been almost a year since Takuro Yoshida and his team <a target="_blank" href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1761670738/ring-shortcut-everything/posts">blew up Kickstarter</a> with the <a h

Doorbot Becomes Ring, A Home Security Solution That Also Greets Your Visitors

After a successful crowdfunding campaign that raised $250,000 and a first-generation product that promised remote viewing of anyone coming to your front door over your home network, Doorbot is rebrand
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