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South Africa’s best WiFi IP security cameras reviewed

Whether you want to keep an eye on your kids while you’re at work or, monitor your home security from anywhere in the world, smart cameras are the cheapest and, the best way to do it. If you have any other smart devices in your home (such as smart bulbs or smart plugs), a smart […]

South Africa’s top 5 smart home LED light bulbs

If you don’t have a smart home ecosystem or, have never bought or, used any smart devices, a smart bulb is the best place to start – guaranteed. Whether you’re using an iOS or Android mobile device, you can pick up a smart LED bulb, easily set it up and, have your very first smart […]

10 safety tips for cyclists in South Africa

Whether you’re an amateur cyclist looking to improve your fitness and reach your cycling goals or a professional that’s out there on most days of the week, South African cyclists face a great deal of risk every time they hit the road. While we’re going to focus specifically on crimes that are commonly perpetrated against […]

10 ways to boost your home security in 10 minutes or less

With such high security expenses, you’d think we’d make the most of our existing home security systems but, you’d be surprised at just how many people are doing it all wrong. From blocked motion sensors to incorrectly positioned cameras, here are 10 ways to boost your home security in 10 minutes.

Top 5 solar LED flood lights for home security in South Africa

I’ve written extensively on the importance of outdoor security lights for home security but, have not yet covered solar LED flood lights in particular. With frequent power cuts and load shedding that never sticks to published schedules, more and more South Africans are opting for solar LED flood lights. Solar vs regular LED flood lights […]

Should you use a personal alarm in South Africa?

Personal alarms have been making quite a splash recently, with more and more South Africans wondering if they should get one. Personal alarms are generally small, battery powered alarms that can be activated with a small button, switch or pull-chord or pull tab. The purpose is to alert anyone within hearing distance that you are […]

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Tourist safety in South Africa – a comprehensive guide

Educating yourself on crime and personal safety in South Africa – specifically on what types of crimes are commonly perpetrated against tourists and locals – should be one of the most important parts of planning your trip to South Africa. While Johannesburg has the highest crime rates among the nine provinces, crime is rife throughout […]

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Be Prepared with the TUSKFORCE Self Defence Belt

A BIG thanks to Tony Austin from Grumpy Warthog Enterprises who is the creator of the TUSKFORCE self defence belt and was kind enough to provide the detailed content for this article. Many South Africans buy pepper spray, tasers and other self-defence products but, sadly they are neither prepared nor able to quickly access them […]

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ADT’s Special Offers – Home Security Basics

With South Africa having one of the largest private security industries in the world, when it comes to finding a security company to protect your home and family there are no shortage of contenders. I will discuss a few practical aspects that you need to consider when choosing a security company in South Africa below. […]