Ring’s new Ring Alarm Pro security system is also an Eero Wi-Fi router

Smart home company Ring has announced the third generation of its popular budget Ring Alarm home security product. The Ring Alarm Pro is a single device combining Ring’s security system with an Eero Wi-Fi router, 24/7 internet backup, and local processing and storage for Ring cameras.

This all-in-one device is designed to offer physical home security as the base station for Ring Alarm’s Z-wave sensors and digital security through the cybersecurity features Eero offers in its Wi-Fi system. It also acts as a smart home hub for compatible third-party gadgets, such as door locks, thermostats, and smoke alarms. And, with a new processor on board, the Ring Alarm Pro can connect to Ring cameras to process and store videos locally.

Larger than the original Ring Alarm, the Alarm Pro is 6.63 x 6.63 x 1.56 inches and is powered by a USB-C connector.
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The Ring Alarm Pro costs

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Designed by Legendary Architect Raphael Soriano, Gogol House in L.A. Is Listed for $3.5M

One of the few remaining structures designed by the modernist architect Raphael Soriano has hit the market in Southern California for $3,495,000.

Soriano’s Gogol House in Los Angeles was built in 1939 and stood out from the tract homes being built throughout the area.

“This particular home was one of the first modern homes around Los Angeles, and even the neighbors didn’t know what to make of it,” explains the listing agent, Brian Courville. “Obviously, as time goes on, these kind of homes become very appreciated for their uniqueness and architecture and design.”

So it figures the current owner is a designer who purchased the home in 2011. Over the past decade, the home has been meticulously renovated, while keeping Soriano’s original ideas intact.

“It’s special because it has been preserved, restored, and renovated with respect to what my client feels the architect would have appreciated,” Courville says.

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See how dozens of designers reimagined this Dallas home

Have you ever wanted to tour a luxury home with an impeccable design from top to bottom? Here’s your chance. The second annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas is open to the public, with 26 designers and architects working together to reimagine a luxury home at 5138 Deloache Avenue.

Each design team was assigned a room and given around seven weeks to recreate the space.

The annual fundraiser for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club began in New York in the 1970s and also has an event in Palm Beach, Fla. Dallas tours run from Sept. 24 to Oct. 24 and also benefit local organizations Dwell with Dignity and The Crystal Charity Ball.

Here is a list of the 26 design teams from Dallas and beyond included in this year’s event:

  • A. Lantz Design
  • Acorn & Oak by Shelly Rosenberg
  • Alexa Hampton for Mark Hampton LLC
  • Beth Dotolo
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34 real home design fails that’ll leave you speechless


These unbelievable design fails will have you doing a double-take. Whether down to bad planning or terrible execution, these unfortunate houses have been struck down by shoddy fittings, poor choices and inexplicable additions to rooms. So brace yourself and take a deep breath before you look at our roundup of the world’s worst home design fails. Click or scroll on for more…




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