A Wall or Window Shelf for Nest Cam and Other Home Security Cameras

Many owners of Nest Cam and similar home security cameras see value in using the device for outdoor monitoring.  Sure, you could buy an outdoor home security camera, but there are challenges with finding power and worries about security of the camera.  That’s where using the camera behind a window come in.  We look at a good solution for this situation which is a window shelf for Nest Cam or other similarly shaped home camera. The photo that accompanies this article is the ElHook Stick-On Nest Cam Security Video Wall Mount.  As you can see, it’s a handy way to perch … Read more

A Gooseneck Mount for Nest Cam or DropCam Pro Product Review

The DropCases Gooseneck Mount for Nest Cam or DropCam Pro is a well made, bargain priced accessory for your camera.  This is a multi-purpose mount that enables functionality beyond the basic stand that comes in the box with the cameras. I chose to include a photo of what you actually get with the DropCases Gooseneck Mount for Nest Cam or DropCam Pro.  It gives a better idea of what comes with the product. It’s an extremely well made mount that is made of metal.  It comes delivered in one piece.  No assembly required.  I selected the white variety but it … Read more

Nest Cam and DropCam Mounts for Home Security

The Nest Cam and DropCam Pro are great cameras.  Excellent video and audio quality with real useful apps for checking in remotely.  The mount out of the box is fine for tabletop use but what if you wanted to mount it anywhere else?  That’s the purpose of this article.  We look at some alternative DropCam Pro and Nest Cam mounts.  The nice part about these smaller cameras is they can be mounted in some fairly innovative locations. Most owners of a DropCam Pro or Nest Cam use these for surveillance.  The cameras are made to use indoors only as the casing … Read more

Using a Nest Cam or Dropcam Pro Outdoors

First there was Dropcam Pro then Nest purchased Dropcam but that was after Google purchased Nest.  Bottom line, all these cameras are made by the same company.  I own several Dropcam Pros as well as a Nest Cam and they are great cameras.  I can’t quite bring myself to pay for cloud storage but the setup is super easy and can be done by using the iPhone application.  It pokes a secure hole in your network to allow access from anywhere.  I use them for security purposes when I’m not home.  The cameras have motion sensors and I’m aware of … Read more