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# 176923 16-Jul-2015 12:45
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Our two DropCam Pro's have been bloody brilliant over the year we have had them.

We were looking to buy more, but it seems that since the Nest acquisition, it is now difficult (impossible?) to circumvent the previous "US Payment only" restriction and thus currently I don't think we will be able to add to or renew our existing cloud recording facility - rendering the whole product useless.

Now unless anyone knows of Nest's imminent official launch in NZ, I think we will resign ourselves to looking at an alternative

Anyone got an recommendations/experience on this?



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  # 1345426 16-Jul-2015 13:25
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Him - interesting.

So it seems that despite not being able to access, manage or add to my account in the Nest shop, my subscription has just renewed form my credit card in the last week anyway.

Looks like they are still happy to take my money for the existing stuff, but i am still going to struggle to do any additions...


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  # 1345430 16-Jul-2015 13:28
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Have you looked at Entropay? It gives you a virtual US credit card


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  # 1345481 16-Jul-2015 14:03
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Does it record or just dump images to a cloud site?

I've got an email address on Gmail that I use for receiving images from a couple of dlink cameras.  I then have a Gmail apps script that pulls images attached to an email and dumps them on google drive.  Is quite a simple solution that externalises the collection of images from my home machines.  

Once in google drive you can "share" the folder with your existing email address and you have access to the entire photo history.

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  # 1345515 16-Jul-2015 15:11
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davidcole: Does it record or just dump images to a cloud site?.

Live view from the cloud on any device, IOS and Android apps, 10 days worth of recording with my current subscription and the ability to create and save clips to the cloud and locally.

They are very good!

Interestingly it does look like the Netgear competitor is officially available locally:


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