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AlfredCamera is a mobile application which turns your old, unused smartphones into home security cameras. AlfredCamera's mission is to provide accessible security for everyone. AlfredCamera has received more than 50 million downloads and managed to acquire exceptional user ratings on both iOS/Android platforms, reflecting its position as the most trusted video monitoring app on the market. The company is determined to create an easy-to-use product that combines exceptional performance with stability.

How to Turn Old Phones into Security Cameras | Best Apps for 2022

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These days, phones age like milk. Even though the lifecycle of smartphones might finally be improving, it’s still estimated that people buy a new phone every two or three years.  There’s plenty of ways to revive an old smartphone, and one of the smartest is to use an old phone as a security camera.  Find …

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How Do Smoke Alarms Work? | Understanding Different Types of Smoke Detector

There are two main types of smoke alarm: ionization detectors and photoelectric detectors. Some are hardwired while others are battery-powered.  What are the differences, and how do they work? Find out how smoke alarms function, the differences between the two types, and what one is best below. How Do Smoke Alarms Work? Smoke alarms work …

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips 2023: 5 Fire, Food & Vacation Safety Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

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The holiday season is underway, and people across the globe will be enjoying great food, gift-giving, and, most importantly, quality time with loved ones.  Sadly, Thanksgiving is one of the worst times for house fires. An average of 2,300 residential fires were reported each year on Thanksgiving between 2017 and 2019. And as shared by …

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What Are the Types of Elderly Care? The 6 Care Services You Need to Know

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This article is part of a series on elderly care. The series provides important information about caregiving practices. As loved ones age, their needs change. With that comes important choices to be made about different types of elderly care.  Knowing the specific needs of the person being cared for, whether short-term or long-term, is only one …

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REVIEW: Wyze Cam Pan V2 – 360° Panning Camera Perfect for Baby and Pet Monitoring

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The editorial team at AlfredCamera has decided to give hands-on reviews of some of the best budget cameras on the market. After testing each camera for a period of two to three weeks, we’ll share the things that we love and the things we don’t. We strive to be as honest as possible during the …

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Getting to Grips with Levels of Elderly Care: Care, Nursing Homes, and Assisted Living Facilities

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This article is part of a series on elderly care. The series provides important information about caregiving practices. Healthcare professionals should always push caregivers and family members in the right direction when they are deciding on what forms of care are most appropriate for the person they are looking after.  But being informed about different …

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20 Essential Elderly Care Supplies for New Caregivers

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This article is part of a series on elderly care. The series provides important information about caregiving practices. Becoming a caregiver to an elderly person isn’t something that can be facilitated just with the power of love and affection. It involves real sacrifice, dedication, and significant lifestyle upheavals.  Getting started can feel overwhelming even to …

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9 Effective Elderly Care Tips to Help Your Parents in their Golden Years

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This article is part of a series on elderly care. The series provides important information about caregiving practices. Caring for the elderly can be both challenging and draining, especially when the caregiver has their own family to think about. But, it is also exceptionally meaningful work.   According to The Pew Research Center, 14% of middle-aged …

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How Often Do You Have to Charge Wireless Security Cameras?

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Homeowners sometimes prioritize wire-free security cameras over wired ones for ease of use. Wireless security cameras aren’t just easy to install—powering them is also a breeze. The tricky part lies in how often you need to charge the camera. The answer depends on how the wireless camera is powered. Read on to find out what you …

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