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posted by martyb on Wednesday September 29 2021, @04:49PM   Printer-friendly
from the jestsons-meet-skynet dept.

Amazon’s indoor camera drone is ready to fly around your house

Next up: cameras. Amazon's crazy indoor, flying drone camera—the ambiguously named "Ring Always Home Cam"—is actually for sale now in the US. This was announced a full year ago, but now it's available "exclusively by invitation" for $249.99. This is a "Day 1 Edition" (read: a beta product). So Amazon isn't letting just anyone buy it. You can request an invitation to give Amazon money on the product page.

In case you've not had enough dystopian future products:
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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday September 29 2021, @11:53PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday September 29 2021, @11:53PM (#1182980)

    》 How cool is that!?! Without disturbing you, this drone can unobtrusively fly around your home making sure everything is okay.

    Better not let the drone into your basement.

  • (Score: 2) by DannyB on Thursday September 30 2021, @08:49PM

    by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Thursday September 30 2021, @08:49PM (#1183191) Journal

    If you're doing nothing wrong, you've got nothing to hide.

    Since nobody defrags SSDs anymore, they are more (or less?) prone to failure of their seek mechanisms.