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Dropcam app review: get live video footage and customized alerts while on the road



Technology has made it possible for us to monitor premises remotely and connect with people who are thousands of miles away. Dropcam, Inc has developed Dropcam, tailored to help you monitor places and connect with people in a more convenient and easy way. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices. Currently, this application is only available in English and it has over 1 million users from all across the globe.

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How it Works

Dropcam is a one of-a-kind application that has elicited mixed reactions online and offline. Basically, the main objective is to give users an advanced and convenient way of monitoring various places such as offices and homes. You can also it to connect with people and pets back in your house. It runs on the latest mobile programming system so rest assured that you will get value for your time.

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Basically, this is a cloud-based Wi-Fi video monitoring service that will keep you updated on everything happening around you as long as your device’s camera is activated. The developers have included a number of features that enable it to send recordings in real time. You will also get timely alerts whenever it detects sounds and motions.

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Best Features

Dropcam is a special app that will redefine the manner in which you monitor your home and the surroundings. Parents can use the app to know what their kids are doing back home from the comfort of their offices or while out and about.

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The simple interface is one of the highlights that place it miles ahead of other similar applications available. All the icons that you need to click to activate and stream the videos are clearly labeled and responsive. This will save on time that you would have spent tapping unresponsive icons.

The videos are in high-definition so you will get a clear view of everything in your selected location on your mobile device. In fact, you will feel like you are onsite as you will be able to see even the small details that some surveillance cameras miss to record.

Another major reason why you should consider downloading this application is that you can use it anywhere in the world as long as your device is connected to the Internet. Each video is labeled to avoid any confusion. 

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Pros and Cons


  • Data is secured using modern security systems
  • Provide high definition videos, images, and audio files
  • Can be used anywhere in the world as long as your device is connected to the Internet
  • No subscription fees
  • User friendly
  • Easy set up


  • Geo-location feature sometimes fail as it depends on GPS that is affected by bad weather conditions

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Final Thoughts

Dropcam is an advanced application that you can use to monitor your home and connect with loved ones without spending a fortune.


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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.