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Remocam review: This security camera can control your home appliances

Remocam helps you keep an eye on your home—and control your home devices.

Canary Flex

Canary spreads its wings with a weatherproof security camera, new accessories and services

The battery-powered Canary Flex can operate truly wire free, and a new membership benefit could reimburse up to $1000 of your insurance deductible in the event of a break-in.


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This new imaging system can read closed books

They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but a new imaging system from MIT can see right through the cover and read the book while it's still closed.

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Nest ships its Nest Cam Outdoor and shows off new colors for its Nest Thermostat

Nest Cam users will need a subscription to get all the new features, but non-subscribers aren't left totally in the cold.

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DJI's handheld gimbal promises cinematic images from smartphones

DJI says smartphone users will be able to shoot smoother, more cinematic video with a new handheld gadget that packs video stabilization technology used on the company's drones.

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Petition urges Apple not to release technology for jamming phone cameras

Over 11,000 people have signed a petition asking Apple not to deploy technology that would allow third parties like the police to use it to disable cameras on user phones under certain circumstances.

Nest Cam Outdoor

Nest is taking preorders on the Nest Cam Outdoor; expects to ship the camera this fall

Existing Nest Cam Indoor and Dropbox Pro users will get new software features, too.


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Code reuse exposes over 120 D-Link devices models to hacking

A recently discovered vulnerability in a D-Link network camera exists in over 120 different D-Link products and allows attackers to remotely take over the affected devices.

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Thousands of hacked CCTV devices used in DDoS attacks

Attackers have compromised more than 25,000 digital video recorders and CCTV cameras and are using them to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against websites.

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Netatmo adds smart-home features and cloud storage to its home security camera

New door/window sensors can trigger Netatmo's Welcome camera to capture a clip and upload it to a Dropbox account.


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D-Link debuts its first IFTTT-compatible security camera and commits to supporting Apple's HomeKit in another

The DCS-8200LH boasts a 180-degree field of view and can be integrated with existing smart-home platforms. The company plans to develop HomeKit-compatible cameras down the road.


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The Janus 360 drone shoots hi-def, all-around immersive video

The Janus 360 from Drone Volt can carry ten GoPro Hero4 4K cameras to shoot hi-def video up, down and all around

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DynaOptics promises a better lens for smartphone photography

A Silicon Valley startup says it's developed a better lens for smartphone photography -- one that produces clearer images without the distortion often seen in photos from competing lenses.

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Farewell, Sense, we hardly knew ye: Silk Labs cancels its smart-home device and will refund its Kickstarter backers

Silk Labs, the developer of the unique Sense security camera and smart-home hub, has decided to license its technology to third-party manufacturers instead of building its own hardware.