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Wireless security cameras for your home: Convenience with some challenges

I have been experimenting with various options for home security cameras for a while. After I got some good results with the Ring Stick-up Camera in my backyard, I added a Ring Pro doorbell and another Stick-up camera in my driveway. I also have a Nest indoor camera in my family room.

All the cameras use WiFi to . . . → Read More: Wireless security cameras for your home: Convenience with some challenges

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Smart Lighting – Initial Thoughts on Philips Hue Light Starter Kit

The recent Amazon Prime Day had some interesting geeky offerings. One of them was the Philips Hue Light Starter Kit that comes with a Hue Light Bridge and three white and color Hue Light bulbs. The regular list price for the kit is around $199, and it was on offer for about $120.

After having used the . . . → Read More: Smart Lighting – Initial Thoughts on Philips Hue Light Starter Kit

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Review: Ring Stick-up Cam with Solar Panel

I have been looking for ways to mount security cameras around my house to get good coverage of all doors and windows. If the cameras can be mounted in the yard, pointing towards the house, it is possible to get large areas covered with a relatively smaller number of cameras. That would mean that the cameras . . . → Read More: Review: Ring Stick-up Cam with Solar Panel

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Turbo Tax: Can't Create Encrypted PDF

I was using Turbo Tax Home and Business 2007 and wanted to send the final PDF to a tax consultant for some review. I wanted to create an encrypted PDF from Turbo Tax; I couldn’t find a way to do this. Then I figured that an alternative would be to “ZIP” the unencrypted PDF, and add . . . → Read More: Turbo Tax: Can't Create Encrypted PDF

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Neighborhood Crimebusters – Thoughts And Experiences

[This is the concluding post in the article Neighborhood Crimebusters’ Web Based Community. Previous post: Schedule Events.]

Using a web-based application to enhance communication and collaboration between members of a neighborhood crime watch group is something that many such groups have done with great success. The web-group gives members the feeling of a “group home” where all . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Crimebusters – Thoughts And Experiences

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Neighborhood Crimebusters – Schedule Events

[This post is part of the article: Neighborhood Crimebusters’ Web Based Community. Previous post: Conduct Polls]

Calendar Application
The Calendar is probably the least used of the group features, but it is quite handy. If you have a forthcoming neighborhood group meeting, or may be a meeting with the representatives of your city NCW administration, you can send . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Crimebusters – Schedule Events

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Neighborhood Crimebusters – Conduct Polls

[This post is part of the article: Neighborhood Crimebusters’ Web Based Community. Previous post: Manage Information.]

In the previous posts, we focused on communication and collaboration tools of your web-group. This post discusses a different kind of feature.

Poll Application
Like all the other tools, the Poll application is also pretty simple to use. Let’s say that you are . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Crimebusters – Conduct Polls

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Neighborhood Crimebusters – Manage Information

[This post is part of the article: Neighborhood Crimebusters’ Web Based Community. Previous post: Collaborate.]

In the previous posts in this article, we discussed features like the group message board, sharing of files, pictures and links, and how you can use them. In this post, we look at another interesting feature that can be put to good . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Crimebusters – Manage Information

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Neighborhood Crimebusters – Collaborate

[This post is part of the article: Neighborhood Crimebusters’ Web Based Community. Previous post: Communicate.]

In the previous post, we saw how to use the group message board to communicate with the other group members.

Collaboration Features
While the message board application is often the most popular of the features, the group offers several other applications with which . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Crimebusters – Collaborate

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Neighborhood Crimebusters – Communicate

[This post is part of the article: Neighborhood Crimebusters’ Web Based Community. Previous post: Neighborhood Crimebusters- Create A Group]

Group Message Board
This post explains how you can use the group’s Message Board feature. This is by far the most popular feature of a group. The message board provides a quick and easy way to send a message . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Crimebusters – Communicate

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