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Halloween Safety Tips: Don’t Get Spooked Out

Halloween Safety Tips: Don’t Get Spooked Out

Halloween’s a time for harmless tricks and tasty treats. But when you have a bunch of people, mostly kids, running around the neighborhood in the dark—well, there are some risks. Let’s talk about some tips to make your Halloween festivities delightful but not too frightful.

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Best Tasers & Stun Guns for Self-Defense

Best Tasers & Stun Guns for Self-Defense

So you’ve decided you’d like to get a stun gun or Taser, but which is best for your comfort level and needs? Did you think they were the same thing? That’s a common misconception but stun guns and Tasers are actually two separate electroshock weapons. We’ve chosen four categories to review and have come up with the best stun guns and Tasers for each category…

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Best Smart Garage Door Openers and Controllers for Your Home

Best Smart Garage Door Openers and Controllers for Your Home

Adding a smart garage door controller to your garage is a great way to add security features to a key point of entry in your home. With a smart controller, you can always know when your garage door has been opened and make sure it stays closed while you’re away. Read on for our top best garage door openers to create your own smart garage.

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Best DIY Security Systems for 2019

Best DIY Security Systems for 2019

Not ready for a full-fledged security system with long-term contracts? A DIY home security system is a lower-cost compromise that offers protection with more flexibility. We’ve put together this list of our favorite security systems with DIY installation and different monitoring options to help you find the security you need. These companies make it easy to set up your security system yourself without having to schedule and pay for a professional installer to come to your home. If you choose to add new equipment or move to a new location, it’s easier to pack up your equipment and bring it with you.

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Best Alexa Compatible Devices: Thermostats, Cameras, Lighting & more

Best Alexa Compatible Devices: Thermostats, Cameras, Lighting & more

If you have an Alexa voice assistant device in your home, you have a lot of smart home potential at your fingertips. From smart lights to thermostats, door locks to security cameras, we want to help you kit out your home with the best Alexa-compatible smart devices on the market. Want to make the gadgets throughout your home smarter, safer, and easier to control? Follow our guide below.

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Kaspersky Antivirus Review: Basic, Reliable Antivirus Coverage

Kaspersky Antivirus Review: Basic, Reliable Antivirus Coverage

Kaspersky’s Internet Security and Total Security Packages offer comprehensive antivirus solutions like webcam and password protection, file encryption, and more. It’s a good fit if you’re looking for a reliable name in the antivirus business.

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Arlo vs. Nest 2019: Security Systems with Indoor and Outdoor Cameras

Arlo vs. Nest 2019: Security Systems with Indoor and Outdoor Cameras

Arlo doesn’t yet have a full system with a base station on the market. So for now, the best way to compare the security systems is to look at their cameras. We tested some of Arlo’s and Nest’s indoor and outdoor cameras to learn more about them. Based on those tests and other research, when it comes to Arlo vs. Nest, we determined the best uses for each security camera.

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What To Do If Someone Breaks into Your House

What To Do If Someone Breaks into Your House

Break-ins can take a major physical and emotional toll. But the best way to put your life and home back in order is to act decisively. Here’s a quick list of steps to take after a break-in.

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The 5 Best Smart Locks of 2019

The 5 Best Smart Locks of 2019

A reliable smart lock adds convenience and enhances security within your home. Read which smart locks we think are the best of 2019.

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What Do I Do If I’m Locked Out of My House?

What Do I Do If I’m Locked Out of My House?

If you find that you’re stuck outside because you’ve forgotten the most crucial part of your keys-phone-wallet check, don’t panic. Chances are, you’ll be able to get inside before the next episode of your favorite show autoplays on Netflix.

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