Boundary Smart Alarm Review – DIY monitored smart home security to rival SimpliSafe

Boundary is a new UK based company specialising in DIY Z-Wave powered smart home security systems. This system aims to be an alternative to big names such as SimpliSafe, providing a similar set of features, including 24/7 monitoring with police response if you select the top monthly plan. Both of these brands aim to disrupt … Read more

Safely Smart Home Alarm Review – A DIY smart home security system with extensive options by SafelyTeam

The Safely DIY home alarm system by SafelyTeam is the latest smart home alarm system to enter the market. This is a new company hoping to compete with big players like Ring and SimpliSafe. The Safely alarm system is more advanced than many off the shelf solutions from the likes of Ring and Eufy, offering … Read more

Ring Alarm (2nd Generation) & Ring Alarm Outdoor Siren Announced for £219 & £49

The original Ring Smart Alarm launched back in 2019 in the UK, at the time, Yale was the best alternative options, but there has been a growing number of alternatives. Netatmo and Somy both have smart solutions, and SimpliSafe also launched in the UK in 2019. Since then, Eufy has got in on the action … Read more

Ajax Smart Home Alarm Review – An impressive smart home alarm that competes with Yale & Ring plus monitored solutions from SimpliSafe & ADT

Ajax is another new contender in the smart home alarm industry. The system has a wide range of features and accessories, and it is contract-free, with optional monitoring services. They are not very well known in the UK, but several professional CCTV companies have started to stock them and they appear to be an excellent … Read more

Minut Smart Home Alarm Review – A simpler solution to Yale, Ring and other alarm systems

Smart home alarms have been gaining traction in the UK in the past year and I have reviewed both the Yale Home Sync and Simplisafe systems. Ring recently launched in the UK, and my review of the Somfy indoor camera can be part of a smart home alarm. Minut, formerly Point, is a new contender … Read more

SimpliSafe Review UK – The self-install monitored alarm system hopes to shake up the UK burglar alarm market

I must admit; I had never heard of SimpliSafe before I was contacted to do a review for them. It turns out that this home security company is quite popular over in the States and they are hoping to replicate this success in the UK market. Another admission, I only have a vague awareness of … Read more

Yale launches Sync Smart Home Alarm an Alexa enabled alarm that integrates with Philips Hue for visual warnings

There are a lot of smart security cameras on the market, apart from Yale not many other companies are innovating security in the smart home. I have previously covered their Keyless Connected Smart Lock, and Yale also has a multi-point Conexis L1 lock and handle that can replace your main uPVC door lock. Along with these locks, … Read more