Hayato Huseman, Jeramy Johnson and Christine Persaud
Looking to make your home smarter? Check out these smart locks that secure your home, making it tougher for would-be thieves to break-in. They also make you feel like a cool spy since you can often unlock them with your fingerprints or phone.
Smart locks offer up a unique way to keep your home and everything inside of it safer than ever, but did you know there are smart locks that you can use with Alexa? There are options that are easy to install, work with your existing deadlock, and plenty more. So if you're looking to make your home smarter check out these smart locks!
Get it without the Wi-Fi bridge for $20 cheaper if you want, but that enables remote access and activity monitoring from anywhere. Includes fingerprint identification, temporary codes, auto unlock, a backup mechanical key, and more.
Woot is bundling the Amazon Cloud Cam and various Amazon Key-compatible smart locks making it super affordable to get set up for Key deliveries. First, add the Cloud Cam to your cart then add your choice of smart lock.
Much was made of the OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock, but it's hardly the only phone to have a great face-unlocking feature. Google's own Pixel 2 actually has a great face unlock feature available as part of Smart Lock.
On-body Detection is one of the newest Smart Locks on Lollipop phones and tablets and can be seen as the best or worst security feature to hit Android. With this enabled, you will be able to bypass your lock screen security, as long as you have already unlocked it and your phone thinks that it hasn't left your person. Is that a good thing? That's your call.
Since Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, you have been able to unlock your phone with just your face but using it was so bad that most users to never used the feature. With Trusted face, Google has reinvented and reimagined the feature so that it is easier to use and is more reliable. The best part about the new Trusted face Smart Lock is that you won't even know that it is there.
The new motion-based feature for Smart Lock is better than no security at all — but only barely. Google appears to be quietly rolling out a new addition to the Smart Lock feature in Android Lollipop, bringing an extra unlock option that works with motion sensors inside Android devices. "On-body detection" is designed to use your phone's accelerometer to figure out when it's been set...
No longer bother with you lock screen at home With the introduction of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google has brought a new type of Smart lock to the operating system — Trusted locations. Don't let the name fool you though, these smart locks aren't a new way to lock your device, these are actually new ways to unlock your phone or tablet. With the Trusted places lock your Lollipop device...