Ring Stories June 3

Police requests for Ring video surveillance footage will now have to be public

Police and other law enforcement agencies requesting Ring video surveillance footage to help solve crimes will now need to make those requests in public. Previously, they had the ability to email Ring users to request copies of video that might show crimes in progress, or otherwise help to bring criminals to justice …

Ring Stories May 31

PSA: If you have Amazon devices, you may want to opt out of Amazon Sidewalk

If you own any one of a number of Amazon devices, and are in the US, you have just over a week to opt out of a feature the company calls Amazon Sidewalk, to avoid potential security and privacy issues …

Ring Stories May 13, 2019

Smart home device maker, Ring, has been promising that it would bring HomeKit support to products like its video doorbell for almost three years. Now the wait may be finally (almost) over, as the company has earned HomeKit certifications for its Video Doorbell Pro and Spotlight Cam.

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Ring Stories January 2, 2019

Smart Home companies August and Ring look set to introduce new products this year. Today we’ve got a look at August’s upcoming View doorbell cam that has a sharp aesthetic, while Ring is poised to launch its first lineup of security lights.

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Ring Stories June 13, 2018

Ring, the company named after its video doorbell system (review), first announced a home security system back in October.

However, sales were quickly halted by a lawsuit from ADT …

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Ring Stories June 5, 2018

How smart home tech is empowering users to help disabled family members

Smart home technology can be a great convenience to any of us, but is often particularly valuable to those with disabilities.

We recently heard blind people talk about the life-changing nature of things like Apple’s Siri and VoiceOver, and one 9to5Mac reader has now told us how he uses two pieces of smart home tech to help keep a disabled family member safe …

Ring Stories May 8, 2018

Ring expands real-time safety and crime alerts from neighbors and law enforcement into dedicated app

Ring is out today with an update to its Neighbors platform. Originally included in the Ring app, the company created a dedicated app called Neighbors by Ring.

Ring Stories February 27, 2018

In a surprise move, Amazon is reported to be acquiring Ring, maker of smart doorbells, cameras, and home security products. The deal is expected to be officially announced later today.

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Ring Stories October 2, 2017

Ring, the company behind the popular video doorbells, has announced its latest product, a security system called “Ring Protect”. The new product will go head to head with Nest’s new “Secure” system, although Ring has priced its new product significantly below Nest.

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Ring Stories July 31, 2017

Ring has announced a new external security camera designed to provide a neater and cheaper alternative to the Floodlight Camera it first announced back in January and launched later in the year.

Along with more compact lighting, the Spotlight Cam is available in three versions depending on how you want it to be powered: wired, battery and solar …

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Ring Stories June 20, 2016

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These products from August, Canary, Withings, Kuna, D-Link, Ring & others will be next to gain support for Apple’s HomeKit in the coming months. expand full story

Ring Stories March 19, 2015

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Today we’re taking a look at the Ring Video Doorbell. This may be familiar to some of you out there as it was featured in our Top Smart Home Tech of CES 2015 article a few months back, but we’ve finally got our hands on it and today we’re going to see what it’s all about…

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