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Belkin NetCam Wi-Fi Camera with Night Vision $129.99Belkin

The problem with many home monitoring cameras is two-fold: 1) setting them up can be a pain with issues related to computer compatibility, and 2) some require per month service subscriptions. The Belkin NetCam Wi-Fi Camera eliminates the need to hook up the camera to a computer, connecting via 802.11b/g/n wi-fi instead. Plus there's no monthly fee to access your feed wirelessly with a free downloadable iOS or Android app. The resolution isn't HD at just 640x480, but the night vision mode, digital audio mic, and automatic movement-detection email notifications make the NetCam sufficiently equipped for monitoring a space from their iPhone, iPad, or Android device with as little hassle as possible. Plug-and-play home monitoring, ideal for new pet owners or parents who want to keep tabs on a space with the tap of an app.