Get a Wyze Cam Pan and 32GB microSD card for $38 (Update: Sold out)
That's basically a free storage card on top of an already stellar smart-home camera deal. Plus: A free Nonda OBD II car-health monitor!
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Words can't adequately describe my fondness for this product, which rivals others costing considerably more. The
Wyze Cam Pan
does pretty much everything you'd want from an indoor camera, and then some. It can rotate a full 360 degrees on its mechanical base. It can pan-and-scan a room and notify you if it detects motion. And thanks to a recent update, it now supports person detection as well.
Arguably the most amazing feature of all? You get 14 days of rolling cloud storage at no extra charge. But thanks to the included microSD card, you can add local storage to the mix and preserve considerably more footage.
Indeed, this is one of those products that sounds too good to be true, but isn't. I recommend ignoring the Fakespot review-analysis rating ('F') for this, because there's simply no way that several thousand of the nearly 5,300 reviews are bogus. (For what it's worth, ReviewMeta finds only 9% to be questionable.)
Basically, Wyze owns the super-cheap smart-home gear space, and deserves to. If you haven't tried the company's products, you definitely should.
Bonus deal: Get a free OBD II car-health monitor from Nonda
The Nonda Zus Smart Vehicle Health Monitor is one of those little black boxes that plugs into your car's OBD II port, then feeds car-status info to a companion app on your phone.
For a limited time, as part of the company's slightly odd-sounding Make Americans Drive Safer campaign, you can get a Vehicle Health Monitor Lite for free -- no monthly fees, no strings attached. You'll merely pay $2.99 for shipping.
I'm not sure what's different about this "Lite" version of the product relative to the regular one, which normally sells for $59.99. I'm also not sure what's meant by "for old car drivers" -- in part because Nonda left out an important hyphen, and in part because the promo page doesn't list car-compatibility.
Reviews for the product (which, remember, sold for $60) are mixed, though the Zus app actually has pretty strong ratings overall. It's hard to say why Nonda is giving these away -- ostensibly it's to improve driver safety, but no doubt some folks will be suspicious of the offer.
My take: An OBD II scanner for $3 out the door? One that's normally $60? If it saves you one trip to the mechanic, it's a huge win.
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