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March 1st, 2019

Smart home security for everyone

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Kate
Kate- Head of Social @ GitHub
Canary does a kickass job at home security (high quality camera with night mode, motion detection, user profiles, etc) but really goes above and beyond with the tiny features. They have privacy settings that can vary from what is essentially "lockdown mode" when you're away to "hey I'm home but on guard" to "leave me the f alone, I've got it covered" that sh… See more
alex kwon
alex kwon- oneminute
If you are extra-concerned with security :)
Kate
Kate- Head of Social @ GitHub
Regardless of if you pick the "big" unit or the tiny little camera, it's awesome. I have the big one and I'm obsessed. So many options for customization of alerts and privacy, plus "home health" tracking for temperature and air quality. It's the best option out there for home security IMO.
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Blanket your home in fast, reliable WiFi

Eero is the world’s best-reviewed Whole Home WiFi System that replaces your wireless router and any range extenders. No more dead zones. Now with Alexa Skills.

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Hugo Olliphant
Hugo Olliphant- Formerly PayPal Labs; startup addict
Just installed my Eero mesh system last week. It was just ridiculously simple to set up and it has worked perfectly since.
James Robinson
James Robinson- Entrepreneur & product designer
Eeros are the best, especially now that there's a 2nd generation that just came out. The second generation ones offer 2x better performance along with 2 form factors, regular and a new plugs-straight-into-the-wall option called Eero Beacons (these also double as a nightlight—perfect for putting in a hallway where a regular AP would be awkward). Speaking of t… See more
Mike Coutermarsh
Mike Coutermarsh- Code @ GitHub
I have eero at home. It's good. I don't actually ever think about it. Just works well. We have 1gb internet here and have never had a problem with it. I'm not a wifi geek, so I don't have much detail to add other than "hey this has worked great for me" 😀
Around the web
The Verge
Amazon's deal to acquire mesh Wi-Fi router company Eero has officially closed, expanding the retail giant's stable of consumer hardware offerings. Amazon hasn't yet said how much it paid for Eero, and both Amazon SVP of devices and services Dave Limp and Eero CEO Nick Weaver declined to disclose the amount in a short conversation with me and Verge executive … See more
Amazon.com, Inc. - Press Room
Amazon announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire eero, a company that offers products and services for high-performing, reliable, and simple home WiFi SEATTLE & SAN FRANCISCO --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2019-- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and eero today announced that they have entered
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