Best Video Doorbell for SmartThings

At long last, 2020 was a big year for video doorbells and SmartThings as a ton of new manufacturers and devices came on board with SmartThings support. This includes the likes of Nest, Arlo, and more Ring devices. In this guide, I’ve been reviewing all of these devices and pulled together my top recommended devices … Read more

Does Ring Work with Alexa?

Ring video doorbells are some of the best on the market and if you have other Amazon-owned devices such as an Echo smart speaker/display or a Fire TV device, it unlocks even more features. By connecting your Ring doorbell to Alexa, you can use Echo devices as a doorbell chime and speak to the visitors … Read more

Best Video Doorbells for Busy Streets

Video doorbells are designed to alert you whenever they detect motion in their field of view. This can be highly convenient and a great security feature, however, if you live near a busy street it can be a bit of a nuisance. Luckily, the manufacturers are finally listening so there are plenty of features for … Read more

Best Video Doorbells for Google Home

If you have built your smart home around Google Home devices (with Google Assistant built-in), then you’ll want a video doorbell that can be added to your network. Each video doorbell has different levels of integration with Google Home. Most will allow you to use your smart speakers as a chime, but some go further, … Read more

Does Ring Work with Google Home?

Amazon and Google are at the helm of the battle for the smart home. I am a big fan of Google’s ecosystem, but the Ring video doorbell is undeniably one of the best choices. This will probably leave you wondering, do Ring doorbells work with Google Home? Yes, Ring does work with Google Home. You … Read more

5 Best Battery Powered Video Doorbells

A battery-powered video doorbell is perfect for anyone who wants to avoid hard wiring the doorbell or for renters who may not be allowed permanent fittings. With a huge number of devices on the market, choosing the one with the right features for you can be confusing. So, I’ve taken a look at every device … Read more

Does Ring Video Doorbell Work with HomeKit?

Ring is the leading brand in video doorbells and thanks to an iOS app, Apple users can access their video doorbells on the move. But, if you’re building out a whole smart home based on Apple’s HomeKit system, you’re probably wondering whether your Ring doorbell can be integrated. Well, unfortunately there is no native support … Read more

Best HomeKit Video Doorbells

Apple’s been busy creating its own smart home ecosystem via HomeKit, however the biggest video doorbell manufacturers have yet to add support (looking at your Google and Ring). But, at long last, there is a good range of HomeKit enabled video doorbells and a few really exciting ones on the horizon. In thus guide, I’ll … Read more