Amazon has released the Amazon Sidewalk Bridge Pro, made by Ring, to help enterprise and commercial locations fill in the gaps of Amazon’s low-bandwidth and long-distance wireless Sidewalk network. The device, when placed in optimal outdoor locations, is said to support hundreds of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices up to five miles away. It’s meant to be used in public spaces, like parks and commercial centers, but can also be used indoors to cover areas like warehouses and large stores. Read more ›
Amazon Sidewalk is a low-bandwidth shared network for devices like trackers and motion sensors to be able to connect to the internet without needing full-fledged Wi-Fi or cellular connections. The connection is intended to emanate from devices you already own, like Echo smart speakers and Ring cameras, which is why it is a bit surprising that Ring appears to be working on a standalone dedicated “Amazon Sidewalk Bridge Pro” device that just appeared in a new Bluetooth regulatory filing last week. Read more ›
Amazon has continued their early Prime Day deals with the release of several more Amazon device deals today. While we saw Fire TV Edition televisions go on sale last week, today’s deals are focused on home security devices, like Ring and Blink security cameras, and smart home devices, like Amazon’s Smart Plug and Eero mesh Wifi routers. Every one of these deals is the lowest price that the item has ever been, with many of them being new all-time low prices. So, if you’ve been thinking of getting any of these items, now is absolutely the best time to buy them. Here’s a list of all the new deals. Read more ›
Here’s a list of all the main Amazon Cyber Monday Deals on their devices, including Fire TV Sticks, Fire TV Cubes, Fire TV Edition TVs & Soundbars, Echo Dots, Echo Studios, Fire tablets, Ring & Blink cameras, Kindles, Eeero mesh WiFi routers, and a bunch more. Read more ›
Amazon’s Ring has issued a recall for around 350,000 of their 2nd-generation video doorbells sold this year between June and October. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that there have been 23 incidents of improperly installed doorbells igniting and 8 reports of minor burns. Read more ›
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Amazon is offering certain Prime Day Deals only if you order through Alexa via voice commands. These deals must be ordered through an Alexa device, like an Echo or Fire TV, to get the lowest possible price. You can also order by voice using the Alexa app for iOS or Android phones. Currently, there are only 5 Alexa-exclusive deals, but, during previous Prime Days, Amazon has cycled new deals in and old deals out throughout the day, so keep an eye on this page for the latest Alexa-exclusive deals. I’ll keep an updated list of current and past deals here as well. Read more ›
Amazons line of home security cameras, outdoor lighting, and alarm systems has been growing year over year between their Ring and Blink brands. Most of these devices are on sale for Prime Day but the big savings come from all the various bundles that Amazon is offering for these products and their Echo devices. Here is a massive round-up of all the best individual and bundled deals for Amazon’s security devices. Read more ›
Get this Floodlight Camera + Echo Dot Deal
The Ring Floodlight Security Camera is on sale for $189.99 and it comes with a free 3rd-gen Echo Dot. It features a motion-activated camera that will turn on the lights as well when its dark, a siren, and two-way talking through a built-in mic and speaker. This is the first time that it has ever been priced this low. Strangely, only the White version is this price with the free Echo Dot. The Black version on its own is also $189.99, but it does not include a free Echo Dot.
Get this Ring + Dot Deal
Best Buy currently has a great deal on the Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Dot 3 for $139.99. This sale is essentially two different deals that happen to be stacking on top of each other. The Ring Video Doorbell 2 normally costs $199.99. Best Buy has put it on sale for $139.99. However, Amazon is simultaneously including a free Echo Dot 3 with the purchase of this Ring Doorbell, both at Amazon and other retailers like Best Buy. So, Best Buy’s sale on the Doorbell and Amazon’s free Echo Dot stack to get you this great deal. When you added the doorbell to your Best Buy cart, you’ll automatically see the free Echo Dot appear at checkout. Also worth considering is the Ring Spotlight Camera 2-Pack for $249.99. That pack is $100 off the regular price. You have to be logged into a Best Buy accout to see these prices.
Best buy is currently offering a very interesting bundle. They are selling an Amazon Echo Spot + Ring Doorbell Pro + 6 Month Plex Pass Subscription for $204.99. Purchased separately, those three items have a retail value of $399.97. If you just consider the current Prime Day prices for the Echo Spot and Ring Doorbell, you are still paying $274 for the pair, so this deal saves you $70 off of Amazon’s current sale prices. To get this deal, follow this link, check the box next to the Ring Doorbell and next to the Echo Spot color you want and click the Add to Cart button at the bottom. The Plex subscription will automatically b added to your cart.