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Security Cameras

Introduction A few years ago, my wife and I decided that we needed a modern Internet-enabled CCTV security system. We didn't know much about home security or ...

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Home Automation

I often get questions from friends, family and colleagues about our Home Automation (HA) system and how they can also get something like it. I have already ...

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There used to be a time when a professionally installed home security camera system was the only option for most of us. But in 2018 we live in the golden age ...

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If you are looking into getting an IP camera system for your home or office, you must have come across the term PoE. What does PoE mean? Is it worth paying ...

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Get a DIY NAS NVR

Setting up a smart home or even just a security camera system is not easy. A few years ago we needed a security camera for our home, but we didn't know where ...

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When I started using my NAS as my DIY NVR, it was more of an experiment than anything. Here I had a NAS that I primarily purchased for backing up all our ...

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