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Ring Pro Doorbell

Discussion in 'Home Automation, Accessories, Cables, and Remotes' started by DaveF, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. Adam Gregorich

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    Wonder if there is the same in the iOS version? Regardless, Amazon has some explaining to do. If the iOS app does have data sharing hopefully Apple bans it from the App Store until resolved to pressure Amazon to deliver a clean version.
     
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    What are the alternatives? Currently or anticipated? I’m thinking of replacing my Ring.

    The downside...Ring security is reviewed as the best DIY security system and I wanted to install a system this year.

    Have to do some more research and maybe just wait for things to shake out.
     
  3. Adam Gregorich

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    I am waiting for things to shake out myself. I’m not in a position to replace everything, and I frankly don’t trust Nest/Google with my privacy any more than Ring/Amazon and they are the best alternative at the moment.
     
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    I’ve read Simplisafe as the best alt to Ring. And likewise, I’ve ruled out Google Nest for my home.
     
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    Does the Nest have the same issues as Ring or are there other concerns?
     
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    I’ve not read a lot about Nest specifically. Personally, I’ve minimized my use of Google products. Their fundamental mission is to collect data, including personal info, and use it for advertising. They’ve seemingly done a good job of not spilling it. But knowing that’s their core mission, I’m wary of buying internet routers and security systems from them that could coopted by their profit motive to gather my data at that level inside my home.
     
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