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How to move your Dropcam subscription to a Nest Cam

We've been tinkering with the Nest Cam for a couple of weeks now, and one of the big questions to come from comparing this new camera to the hardware from the company Nest absorbed to produce Nest Cam had to do with the subscription model. Like the new cameras, Dropcam existed as a subscription-...
Nest Cam and Dropcam Pro

In pictures: Nest Cam vs Dropcam Pro

A side by side look at the old and the new. Nest Cam, the first connected camera to come from the union of Nest and Dropcam, is remarkably similar to previous Dropcam products. This was mostly expected, especially when you consider Dropcam's lineup was great and already worked well with Nest...
Old square Dropcams will stop working soon, but they'll replace it with a new on for free

Old square Dropcams will stop working soon, but they'll replace it with a new one for free

We've got some good news and some bad news for you Dropcam owners out there. If you own one of the older Original or Echo models, the bad news is you won't be able to use it for much longer. The good news is that the company is going to make it up by sending you a new one for free. Dropcam,...
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Nest Thermostat and Dropcam get Black Friday discounts

The fine folks at Nest are putting their two big products on sale for Black Friday. Their super-smart Thermostat is $50 off, down to $199, and the original Dropcam security system is also $50 off, sitting at $99. The deal will run until December 1, so act quick if you've been thinking about...
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Google and Nest buy Dropcam for $555 million

Nest has just acquired Wi-Fi video streaming camera company Dropcam for $555 million. As you know, it was just a few months ago that Google acquired Nest for $3.2 billion. This move will bring Dropcam into the Google family. A blog post on the Nest website alleviates any concerns over ads...
Google rumored to be expanding its home automation offering with Dropcam acquisition

Google rumored to be expanding its home automation offering with Dropcam acquisition

Google has already kicked off its home automation plans with the purchase of Nest, the makers of smart thermostats and smoke detectors, but the company is rumored to be looking into purchasing Dropcam. This next potential acquisition is the brand behind security cameras that stream directly to...
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Dropcam for Android updated with new activity feed and customizable alerts

Today a new version of Dropcam for Android is hitting Google Play. This one heads up to version 3.0 and is sporting some new features and design enhancements to make for a better user experience. In addition to a new activity feed and customizable alerts, setting up a Dropcam from your Android...
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Dropcam introduces its next-generation home monitoring system, Dropcam Pro

Connected home gadgets are gaining popularity, and Dropcam is right there with its latest offering When it comes to home monitoring solutions, one name you might be familiar with by now is Dropcam. Over the past few years they've been reworking their home video monitoring and do-it-yourself...
Belkin NetCam HD and Dropcam HD

Security camera showdown: Dropcam HD versus Belkin NetCam HD

Over the last year, I’ve been getting really excited about connected home gadgets, and with Talk Mobile's security week kicked off, now's a perfect time to dig in. To date, I hadn't really taken the plunge on any major phone-friendly home accessories — not even for the Nest thermostat. But I got...

Dropcam now available for Android -- we go hands-on!

Let's not mince words here: If you're in the market for some basic -- and extremely easy to use -- webcam monitoring, you need to check out Dropcam. It's been available for some time now for the iPhone (and on a desktop web browser), and now it's come for Android. The Dropcam folks sent us one of...

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