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How Your Family Can Recover After a Burglary

Hillary Johnston | Feb 10, 2015 | Safety Tips

A home break-in is a traumatic experience that leaves you feeling violated and insecure. Sometimes you have trouble sleeping afterwards or you may find yourself jumping at little noises or feeling anxious. All of these…

Airbus Bag2Go

Airbus Bag2Go Makes Traveling Safer and Easier

Elli Bishop | Aug 6, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Traveling can be extremely stressful, especially when worrying about hauling around your luggage. When your belongings aren’t by your side, you never know whose hands they’re in. Airbus Bag2Go takes the stress over luggage out…

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10 Motorcycle Safety Tips Every Rider Should Know

Aaron Gunderson | Jan 2, 2014 | Safety Tips

There’s no denying that motorcycles are cool, fun and fuel-efficient. But it’s also true that riding a motorcycle is more risky than driving a car. The reality is, a crash as a motorcyclist is about…

How to Plan for a Security System as You Build a Home

Hillary Johnston | Jul 29, 2014 | Safety Tips

Building a home can certainly be a rewarding experience. However, after completing your home, the last thing you want is for it to be the target for burglary. And you certainly don’t want to have…

tips for communicating during a power outage

Tips for Communicating During a Power Outage

Judy Moore | Aug 5, 2013 | Safety Tips

Powerful storms and natural disasters can obliterate infrastructure and cause power outages that make communication extremely difficult. Even parts of the country not prone to severe weather have seen incredibly destructive storms in the past…

Cities with the Best Air Quality

5 Cities with the Best Air Quality in the U.S.

Hillary Johnston | Jan 28, 2014 | Focus on Community

Despite efforts by major cities in the U.S. to clean up air pollution levels, at least 60% of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air pollution levels. Unhealthy air can lead to a poor quality…

Dropcam Raises $30 Million to Become a Provider of Home Security

Elli Bishop | Oct 14, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

Dropcam announced today that it received a $30 million series C fundraising from Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) and their current investors. Dropcam is a Cloud-based, high-definition camera that records what’s happening in your home or…

Tips for Playing it Safe on the Playground [INFOGRAPHIC]

Elli Bishop | May 4, 2016 | Safety Tips

Summertime means one thing for children: playtime. When the weather is nice, the parks and playgrounds are packed. Unfortunately, playgrounds are places where kids are prone to injury. According to Able Orthopedic and Sports Medicine,…

10 Tips for Amusement Park Safety

Elli Bishop | Jan 28, 2014 | Safety Tips

Summer is in full swing, and that means theme parks are packed with thrill seekers of all ages. But like this video from USA Today reveals, theme parks can be dangerous. In fact, just this month…

AlertID Provides Safe and Secure Communication

Elli Bishop | Jul 30, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Mobile technology has come a long way; unfortunately, it isn’t always secure. AlertID is a safe and secure solution to sharing sensitive information among specified recipients. The app provides a safe place to share information…