Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tech News

Wyze’s cheap and questionable security cam levels up with Wi-Fi 6, edge AI, and 2.5K video

closeup of a small cube camera with a z-shaped folding stand, covered in little water droplets, on a park table next to a leaf
The Wyze Cam v4. | Image: Wyze

You might think twice before buying a Wyze camera. The company’s security practices are questionable enough that I personally boycotted them in 2022, and since then, they’ve twice briefly let strangers peek into another Wyze owner’s home. In fact, The New York Times and CNET don’t recommend Wyze cameras anymore, and we haven’t done so for a while.

But some Verge readers have told us that if you’re pointing them outside of your home and recording to a local SD card, there’s no better bang for your buck. So, we figure some will appreciate Wyze’s announcement today of the Wyze Cam v4, on sale now.

The $36 camera is getting a big spec bump over the v3: it now captures 2.5K (2560 x 1440) video with what Wyze is sometimes calling HDR and…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Tech News

The Limitless Pendant comes in a bunch of colors and doesn’t really look like an AI gadget. | Image: Limitless The Limitless Pendant doesn’t...

Tech News

The Dbrand Ghost Case for the iPhone 15 Pro. | Image: Dbrand Dbrand is scrapping plans to fix its anti-yellowing Ghost Case, but not...

Tech News

Image: Nintendo If you’re the kind of Mario Kart 8 player who cares about winning and not just playing their favorite characters (Daisy and...

Editor's Pick

Clark Packard and Alfredo Carrillo Obregon Earlier this week, President Biden welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Kishida for an official visit and state dinner. As...