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Tech To Keep Your Home Secured

Over the past few years, the technology to combat the dangers that face our homes has grown by leaps and bounds. So much so, that it becomes a little confusing to figure out what you need to keep your home (and those in it) safe and secure.

That’s why we’ve filtered through all the smart home devices to come up with the products that really deliver, and each one can be purchased US tax-free and shipped worldwide with MyUS.

Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt + Amazon Cloud Cam $300

Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt and Amazon Cloud Cam

Whether you need to let someone in while you're out or just want to ditch the hassle of carrying a key, this Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt + Amazon Cloud Cam Combo is the answer. With this system, you can unlock and lock your door from anywhere with their smartphone app or Alexa, assign codes or temporary access to specific people, and watch motion clips of your door when someone enters and exits. 

"Very secure, easy to use, flexible programming, and with the invaluable key access." says Richard in his five star Amazon review. 

August Smart Lock Pro + Connect $264

August Smart Lock Pro + Connect in Silver and White

Want a smart lock that doesn't require changing your deadbolt? The August Smart Lock Pro + Connect turns any front door into a smart door by easily attaching to your existing deadbolt. It works seamlessly with Alexa, Siri, and Google Home, and with your phone in your pocket it will open the door for you and lock it on your way out. Their proprietary DoorSense technology lets you know that your door is completely closed and locked, and you can grant keyless entry to family and friends, or schedule access for home services without worrying about lost or copied keys.

"My smart home just picked up 100 more IQ points," says JoeTAZ in his Amazon review.

Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell $100

Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell and smartphone showing people at the door

Don't want to spend hundreds on a new smart lock? Try the Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell. It's Amazon's #1 Best Seller in Home Security because it's budget-friendly, works on any home, with or without existing doorbell wires, and lets you see, hear and speak to visitors from your phone, tablet and PC. You can check-in on your home at anytime with Live View on-demand video and it sends an alert as soon as motion is detected or when visitors press the Doorbell. To sweeten the deal, they even include a Lifetime Theft Protection; if your Doorbell gets stolen, they'll replace it for free!

"Genius gadget for your family's safety!!!" says Julie in her Amazon review.

Yi Indoor Home Camera System with Night Vision $118

4 camera Yi Indoor Home Camera System with Night Vision

Keep an eye on what's going on inside your home with this Indoor Home Camera System with Night Vision from Yi. Each of the four included cameras has built-in high accuracy motion detection technology that sends notifications to alert you when, where, and what movement was detected. It can also detect your baby’s cry within seconds and automatically sends a notification straight to your smartphone, which means no more tip-toeing down the hall to check if everything is okay! Download the YI Home App PC/Mac client to view up to 4 live camera feeds on one screen, wherever you are to ensure that you don't miss a thing.

Kelly D. gives it five stars in her Amazon review, saying "Great security cameras at a great price!"

Ring Alarm Home Security System + Echo Dot (3rd Gen) $199

Ring 5 piece Alarm Home Security System with Echo Dot

The Ring Alarm Home Security System has everything you need to protect your home from the inside out, including a base station, keypad, contact sensor, motion detector and range extender. Even better, you can use their app to control the alarm and all of your Ring doorbells and cameras right from your smartphone. It also works with Alexa, allowing you to arm, disarm, and check the status of your security system through any Alexa-enabled device, including the Echo Dot that's included in this special bundle. Set up doesn't require tools or professional installation and you can add-on to this starter kit to fit any size home or apartment. 

"What can I say about this product, EASY EASY EASY, and Well Made ." says MR DAMIAN W BROWN in his five-star review. 

SimpliSafe Bravo Wireless Home Security System with Camera $288

8 piece SimpliSafe Bravo Wireless Home Security System with Camera

If you're worried that a home security system might be to complicated to install on your own, you'll love SimpliSafe's Bravo Wireless Home Security System with Camera. With over a decade of home protection under their belts, SimpliSafe has streamlined the installation process, making it relatively easy for even non-techy folks to install. And once it's set up, is an intelligent security system that protects your home safe from intruders and environmental threats, and lets you to monitor the system from just about anywhere.

"So far so good. Easy to hook up and get everything working. The remote with USB instructions for setup is an awesome idea. Everything seems to be well thought out and user friendly. Even the wife is impressed." says KenandKarin in their glowing review. 

We always aim to bring our members the best shopping options available, but some of the products and stores featured in this post may have purchase restrictions. To find more information, please visit the merchant’s terms of sale, shipping guidelines and/or terms and conditions.

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