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Today’s best home security deal saves you 30% on Vava’s Wireless Cam Pro


Though Black Friday is over and Cyber Monday deals haven’t exactly gotten started just yet, there are still some excellent savings to be had this weekend. If you’ve been on the hunt for a new home security solution, one deal that’s available for just today only can save you 30% instantly on the Vava Wireless Cam Pro at Amazon.

The Vava Wireless Cam Pro is a 1080p HD home security camera system that’s now discounted by up to $84; you can score the 1-camera kit for $139.99 or grab the 2-camera kit on sale for $195.99 while supplies last. That brings the 2-camera kit back to its best price in history, while the 1-camera kit is down to this low price for the first time ever there.

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Vava Home Cam Pro security camera

Amazon is offering 30% off the Wireless Cam Pro home security camera system today only. You can save up to $84 on the 1-cam or 2-cam kits while supplies last with prices starting at $140.

$139.99 $199.99 $60 off

If you need more camera coverage for your home, add-on cameras can be purchased separately for the Wireless Cam Pro system. Each one, including any which come with the base kit, offers 1080p Full HD resolution and reliable infrared night vision. You’ll be able to use an app on your phone to watch what’s going on at any time of the day, no matter where you are. There are also built-in motion sensors that can send a notification to your phone when motion has been detected.

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Best of all, these cameras are completely wire-free and weatherproof so you can literally place them anywhere you need within minutes. They come with a magnetic wall mount, a desktop mount, and a stand mount to give them plenty of versatility as well. The high-performance, rechargeable battery inside is capable of lasting for up to 100 days on a single charge. The cameras even support both local and cloud storage so you can save videos onto a microSD card (up to 128GB) or in the cloud for more space.

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Keep an eye on your house with refurb Arlo Pro 2 security systems on sale today only


Black Friday is a great time to add to your smart home setup with a bunch of tech on sale. You don’t have to wait until the end of the month to score a stellar deal, though, with sales kicking off earlier than ever.

Right now, Woot is offering you an opportunity to upgrade your home security with steep discounts on refurbished Arlo Pro 2 smart security camera systems today only. The HD cameras are available in various set sizes with prices from just $90 for add-on cams.

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Arlo Pro 2 HD security camera systems

These 100% wire-free cameras record in 1080p, can be mounted indoors or out, and work with your smart home. Highlight areas of activity where you want to receive alerts, get 24/7 video recording and see activity 3 seconds before a triggered event.

From $90

These kits include the number of cameras you select plus mounting hardware and the required base station to make it all work together. The Arlo Pro 2 1080p HD security cameras can be used indoors or outdoors to keep watch over any angle of your home — they’re weatherproof and even include night vision so you’ll be able to see even when it’s dark out. The best part about these cameras though is that they’re wireless allowing you to set them up easily wherever you’d like, and you can add more cameras if you need to at a later date.

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Some features require the camera to be plugged like activity zones, where you can highlight parts of your camera’s view to receive motion alerts for those sections, and continuous video recording. The camera can record 24/7 if you want it to, and you can even upgrade to an Arlo subscription plan that lets you store the nonstop recordings in the cloud. The basic cloud storage plan is free and gives you seven days of rolling storage where it will just overwrite the old recordings.

When plugged in, the cameras can also provide a “3 Second Look Back,” which gives you the activity from three seconds before a triggered event (like motion detection). The Arlo Pro 2 works with your smart home system including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung SmartThings, and more. You can view live video with just a simple voice…

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro review: Software shenanigans [Video]


The Huawei Mate 40 Pro has been released into a very different landscape to that of its predecessor, the Mate 30 Pro. Restrictions have tightened, but that hasn’t dulled the Chinese firm’s enthusiasm for flagship smartphone releases.

Hardware can only take you so far. The crux of almost all decent tech is the still software. Yes, the underlying base of the Mate 40 Pro is the same Android flavor we all know and love, but it still worryingly lacks many of the most important applications and services that are deemed “essential” here in the West.

This has caused a race to fill the AppGallery with alternatives for all of the most popular Android apps. Progress has been made, but it’s not clear if that will be enough long term.

Even without the access to the Google Play Store, this is the third flagship — and second Mate series — launch from the Chinese firm since the US government essentially forced Google to cut ties with one of its biggest overseas partners.

Video — Huawei Mate 40 Pro review

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Hardware & Design

The Mate 30 Pro last year featured a stunning but sometimes frustrating “horizon” display. It took curved displays to another level, but usability did suffer because of those curves. Huawei has stuck with the slopes on either side on the Mate 40 Pro, but I must say they feel far less pronounced than on their predecessor.

I’m glad that the side volume buttons have also returned, as the display-tapping method that was handled by software was a little finicky at times and annoying to have to activate when your smartphone was out of sight in a pocket, for instance.

This feels like a honed design that takes cues from last year’s Mate 30 series and the P40 series released earlier this year. After years of pumping out smartphones at breakneck speed, Huawei knows how to make a good looking device, and I’d conclude that the Mate 40 Pro is one such “looker.” That said, the glossy side rails do make the package look a little tacky.

A soft, satin-like finish on the rear panel means it glints various lighting conditions, but this feels…

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