5 Home Security Gadgets That Will Make You Feel Safer

“A smart home requires smart protection. Trusting that your home, family and belongings are protected is the key to having peace of mind when you’re away. In an effort to attain modern-day home security, manufacturers are pushing the bar higher by making their home-monitoring devices smarter and more powerful. Rather than splurge an insane amount of money on CCTV systems that require expertise to install, why not check out these affordable alternatives instead?”

Some tech companies want to add extra serenity to your life with some pretty nifty home security gadgets to help you feel secure whether you’re away or at home. Because no one wants a terrifying “the call is coming from inside the house” moment.


Dropcam is a cloud-based Wi-Fi video monitoring service with free live streaming, two-way talk, and remote viewing that makes it easy to stay connected with places, people, kids, trouble-making teens, and pets, no matter where you are. The Dropcam device will send you a push notification if it senses motion, prompting you to check-in on the live video stream via your mobile device (day or night). Moreover, if you are away and you have to leave the cat at home, you can talk to your kitty by Dropcam’s two-way microphone.

August Smart Lock

You don’t need any keys or codes to come and go from you apartment. The August Smart Lock gives you secure access to your home. Simply install the cylinder on the interior side of your door by removing your thumb latch and attaching your smart lock to the deadbolt. When you’re nearby, it will communicate to your smartphone to lock and/or unlock the door. Nowhere near home? You can also unlock your door for guests via a virtual key — perfect for your dog walker!

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