Category: Amazon

Never Wonder “Dude where’s my package?...

Originally posted on Huffington Post by John Rampton on March 17th, 2016. 23 million households are victims of package theft Every day, the average person leaves home and goes to work. For most of us, that work window overlaps with UPS and FedEx’s delivery windows, so it’s very easy for someone …

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A “Prime” Time to Consider Package Sec...

  Package theft sucks! But online shopping is awesome! My motto is “why go to the store, if you can buy it online?”  Thank goodness Amazon has made online shopping even awesomer! And they are innovating and adding new products that help insure the safety of your packages. In the past, …

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How to Tell if You Need a New WiFi Router

Picture this: You just opened your new smart device.  Let’s say it’s a fancy smart speaker. You’re excited to unpack it, connect it, and start using it, but when you plug it in and sync it: nothing happens. You check the power; it’s good. You disconnect and then reconnect and still …

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Moms 💗 The Package Guard

Being a new mom isn’t easy, but thankfully, home deliveries are saving time and sanity. One mom we asked explains, that she only survives with strategic multitasking. “When the baby’s asleep, I order groceries online via Safeway, dinner online via Blue Apron, baby supplies, gifts, household items, etc. And by …

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Package Guard’s Cyber Monday Gift Guide Roundup

  It’s the biggest online shopping day of the year! Items ordered today will be shipped and delivered to someones home and we want to make sure those packages are safe from Grinches trying to steal Christmas. Besides worrying about making sure your packages are delivered and safe, you also …

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Caught in the Act!

We’ve talked a lot about how porch pirates make off with your package and how difficult it is to catch them afterwards. We’ve also talked a lot about prevention. But sometimes package thieves do get caught, and often it’s thanks to a fair amount of luck. With some preparation, you …

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Where’s Package Theft a Problem?

Package theft is a growing problem, and we talk about it a lot…It’s kind of our thing. One concern we have is that there isn’t much good data about it. Certainly, carriers like UPS and FedEx must keep track of stolen package claims they receive, but they’re not very open …

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Package Theft Caught on Stage at the Geekwire Summ...

The Package Guard made its Seattle debut in front of 800 attendees at the Geekwire Summit this past Tuesday. Among four other great inventions from local entrepreneurs, our head honcho, Mike Grabham, told the story of how the Package Guard got started and simulated a package theft live on stage …

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