I am a smart homes editor – here are 5 after-Christmas deals I would grab to protect my home

Home security is vital, whether you’re a homeowner or an apartment dweller, as has been proven by many of those viral videos we’ve seen online of malicious individuals trying to break into someone’s home, stealing packages, or stalking a woman or a child back to their house. 

It’s why smart video doorbells and home security cameras have become so popular. Not only do they deter evil-doers, but they can also be excellent tools to help authorities catch the bad guys. What’s even better is that such smart devices have become so affordable that these days that home security is no longer reserved for the wealthy.