Legacy alarm systems often require the use of landlines to function, making them quite the dinosaurs in the age of connected products. By forcing homeowners to keep a landline and offering no flexibility when it ...

In Episode 24 of the Backerjack Podcast, Steve and Ross check out some of the latest products seeking funds and preorders, including: Angee, a hybrid home monitoring system that can capture video in any ...

Since the debut of the Ring, nee Doorbot, on Kickstarter, crowdfunding platforms have hosted many smart locks for the home and other property. Nucli comes to the table, or at least the door, with the Westinghouse ...

Passwords are one of the banes of modern technology. They’re hard to create and harder to remember, particularly given it’s wise to use a different inscrutable random combination of letters, numbers ...

Several portable security devices have either reached the market or been introduced on one of the crowdfunding sites, including the multi-function Tye. But AllBe1 is out to top them all, offering about 10 features ...

Once upon a time, the idea of a camera ready to capture anything in a home would have sounded like something out of 1984, But the past few years have seen no shortage of connected indoor security cameras that allow ...

Out There is a feature that highlights weird, wacky or woeful projects. Immigrants and other pesky intruders plague our borders and homes. (Bear with me here). Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to ...

There are many products on the market track a lost pet or stolen smartphone. There are also many devices on the market that can be used to lock up a bicycle or other object so that it can’t be easily stolen. Tye ...

In Episode 15 of the Backerjack Podcast, surly Steve and redeeming Ross check out some of the latest products seeking funds and preorders: MedWand, a 7-in-1 telemedicine enabler that combines measuring your ...

In Episode 14 of the Backerjack Podcast, Steve and Ross check out some of the latest products seeking funds and preorders: Neobase, a home server that lets you create your own private Facebook for sharing with ...