“Smart” Home Gadgets?

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    Well, any cloud-based solution has servers somewhere. Several coworkers have also brought up this same fear with the Nest, Ring, and (especially) Amazon camera servers and so they’ve invested in their own recording server. For whatever reason, I really dont care.

    With the wyze, you can actually completely disable the wifi on this thing and do a rolling record onto a SD card or USB stick.
     
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    I have my cameras on smart plugs that I tell Alexa to turn off when I come into the house. This turns off the cameras and the backup I pay for with Nest.
     
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      FIFY ;)
       
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        I’m hoping the power off to the cameras actually stops the recording. They probably have little rechargeable batteries inside that keep them going though.
         

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