Rachael Clemmons

Rachael Clemmons

Rachael Clemmons is an experienced copywriter and journalist who loves getting down to the nitty gritty of topics—whether it’s home security or home decor—and translating them in a way that anyone can understand. You can contact Rachael at hello@asecurelife.com.

Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Which Smart Speaker Is Better?

Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Which Smart Speaker Is Better?

Being the leaders in smart speaker technology, we lay out the pros and cons of both Google Home and Amazon Echo, and decide which one is best for your home.

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The Best Samsung Security Cameras of 2019

The Best Samsung Security Cameras of 2019

Samsung, perhaps best known for its cellphones, makes everything from microchips to airplanes. Navigating the products of such a large and complex company can be daunting, so we’ve done the legwork to break down its home video surveillance offerings so you can easily compare your options…

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2019 IdentityForce Review: Top-tier ID and Credit Monitoring Services

2019 IdentityForce Review: Top-tier ID and Credit Monitoring Services

IdentityForce is one of the most popular names in credit monitoring and identity theft protection. Our IdentityForce review lays out the best and worst of its plans.

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2019’s Best Antivirus Protection for Your PC: Bitdefender vs. Webroot vs. Norton vs. Avast

2019’s Best Antivirus Protection for Your PC: Bitdefender vs. Webroot vs. Norton vs. Avast

Antivirus programs protect your computer from malicious software by detecting potential scams and viruses and getting rid of them before they can do any harm. And while there are a ton on the market, we’ve picked our top four choices to help you choose the right antivirus tools for your Windows PC—and sometimes Mac—computer.

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What Is IFTTT?

What Is IFTTT?

IFTTT—If This, Then That—is a free web-based service that helps your apps and smart devices communicate with each other. IFTTT uses applets to define triggers (if this) to execute an action (then that). For example, if your phone senses you’re back in your home, then your Nest Cam will stop recording.

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2019’s Best Pet Cameras

2019’s Best Pet Cameras

If you work a nine to five, chances are you’re missing quality time with your pet while you’re gone. But you don’t have to. With the rise of cat and dog cameras and Wi-Fi camera monitors, you can check in on your pets, interact with them, and give them treats from the comfort of your iOS or Android devices. Just plug in, connect to your Wi-Fi network, and go!

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August Smart Lock Review: Pros, Cons, and Plan Details

August Smart Lock Review: Pros, Cons, and Plan Details

See how the August Smart Lock and Smart Lock Pro stack up against other smart locks on the market. Get pricing, comparisons, and more.

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2019’s Best Smart Thermostats

2019’s Best Smart Thermostats

Smart thermostats provide a huge convenience: many models allow you to create a heating and cooling schedule. Others can actually learn your preferences, like whether you sleep hot and prefer your home at a cool 68 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Smart home thermostats also help save you money on heating and cooling costs.

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The Most Infamous Heists by State

The Most Infamous Heists by State

The United States has always been known as the land of opportunity, and that’s especially true when it comes to robbing and stealing. It’s been that way since the days of Butch Cassidy, and though we’ve made strides in technology, things haven’t changed much otherwise. We’re looking at some of the most infamous heists by state, from American gangster John Dillinger to the disappearance of 300,000 packages of ramen. These are each state’s most notable robberies in American history.

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Cox Homelife Review: A Basic Option for Bundling

Cox Homelife Review: A Basic Option for Bundling

Read our review of Cox Homelife security systems and see how its features, pricing, and plans compare to some of the bigger players in the home security field.

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