Ring Video Doorbell 4 Review – Better than expected compared to the Video Doorbell 3 Plus

The Ring Video Doorbell 4 was announced last month and is now available to buy. On paper, it only offers incremental changes from last year, so existing users won’t feel the need to upgrade. The headline change is the rollout of colour pre-roll from the black and white on the Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus. … Read more

Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 vs Doorbell Pro vs Doorbell 3 Plus Compared – Ring’s new wired smart doorbell is their best yet

The smart video doorbell market has been getting increasingly competitive in the past year. Ring may dominate the market, but we have seen impressive launches from Arlo and Eufy that are just as good if not better than some of the Ring products (depending on your requirements). Ring has not been resting on their laurels, … Read more

Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire Free Review – A superb Ring Video Doorbell alternative

The Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free was announced at the start of this year and will be made available across the usual online channels from the 2nd of February. While the security camera market is saturated, there are not many good battery-powered video doorbells, so the new Arlo Essential is a welcome addition to the … Read more

Eufy Battery Powered Video Doorbell 2K Review – Is this good enough to replace my Ring Doorbell 3 Plus? [Currently 20% off at £143.99]

I have been a big fan of smart video doorbells ever since getting the Ring Doorbell 2. I receive a huge number of parcels as well as regular pickups, and it is a genuine cause of stress for me (first world problem). Ring massively alleviated that, and I now rarely miss the door when I … Read more

Ring Doorbell 3 Plus Review – Privacy concerns aside, Ring still dominate the battery-powered smart doorbell market

[Update 12/05/2020] Ring reached out to me to confirm some of the privacy aspects of their system. I have copied the full statement at the bottom of the review Smart home surveillance and smart doorbells have boomed in the past few years with dozens of options available on Amazon. However, if you are looking for … Read more

Ring Video Doorbell 3 vs 3 Plus vs 2 vs Pro vs Eufy Doorbell – What has Ring improved? Which is the best alternative?

There is no getting away from the awful PR Ring has had recently, it has been revealed that the company has some serious issues with privacy as well as agreements with law enforcement to share your data. They are trying to improve though; they claim to have locked down the privacy concerns enforcing mandatory 2FA … Read more

Blurams Launches Advanced Smart Doorbell with Free AI Facial Recognition for just $89.99.

I was previously impressed with the performance of the Blurams Outdoor Pro, the affordable camera is one of the few AI facial recognition cameras on the market and it was quite accurate, much better than standard motion detection. Blurams are now taking that tech and shoving it in a smart doorbell and to make things … Read more

Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell Announced at CES 2019

For a while Ring smart doorbells were the only decent option on the market, but, quite likely due to their success, several other brands entered last year including Arlo Audio Doorbell and Nest Hello. Not to be left out Netatmo have just announced their own smart video doorbell at CES 2019. With the Netatmo Smart Video … Read more