The Mi Home Security Camera is inexpensive: only $39.99. Unfortunately, it's no bargain, because Xiaomi cut corners in design, functionality, support and quality.
The $60 Mini O 1080p is a bargain security camera that provides good-enough video, excellent audio and the essential tools most users need for basic home monitoring.
On a budget? The $130 Reolink Argus 2 delivers good-quality video, reliable monitoring and simple software. But you'll have to put up with some annoyances.
Professional photographers often consider Blurb.com's photo book service and its sophistacted tools. It's tempting to consider Bookify, Blurb's consumer-level product. But something gets lost in the adaptation of Blurb's tools into a consumer product.
When you're making a photo book, calendar or card, which of these two printing services should you use?
The Canary View is a stripped-down camera that does a good job of detecting when a person is in a room, but it has poor video quality, few features and limited options.
Over the past few years, Mixbook has received our Editors' Choice as the best of the online card-creation services. Here are some tips for making a truly personal, beautiful photo card using Mixbook.
When you want to cover an entire room but don't want to spend a lot of money buying several security cameras, the Ezviz ez360 Pano and its 360-degree lens provide an affordable alternative.
Making a photo book doesn't have to be a chore. Here are simple, step-by-step instructions for using our top service, Mixbook.
Apple Photo combines a great price with one of the highest-quality printed calendars available, but it offers little in the way of customization.
Apple's photo book service produced a great book at a very competitive price, but your creative options are limited.
The quality of Nations Photo Lab's physical book was poor, photo reproduction was uneven and the software is limited.
GotPrint's software isn't as intuitive or as fun to use as Mixbook's. But it produced a high-quality postcard, and the price can't be beat.
Picaboo's postcard-project software is a close rival to Mixbook's in terms of flexibility, creativity and intelligence. If only Picaboo's print and photo quality were better.
Creating a postcard with Amazon Prints is a frustrating process, with very limited software and unsatisfactory print quality.
Apple Photo delivers a quality postcard, but its software, which is simple and easy to use, restricts creative freedom.
Vistaprint's postcard creation software is limited and frustrating, and its print quality is disappointing.
Costco's online printing service offers the barest minimum of choices and delivers a ho-hum printed postcard.
The Logitech Circle 2 has innovative, easy-to-use software and great person-detection. However, the camera's image quality is disappointing and its functionality is limited.
Honeywell’s Lyric C1 security camera is inexpensive, but its image and video quality are merely adequate, and the audio is poor, even for this price.
Get the Arlo Go if you want or need to take your security camera with you when you travel, even into the woods.