SIDEBAR: Apps for Home Security

There's an app for that! Can't afford a security system? Turn an old smartphone into a motion-detecting surveillance system with these free and low-cost apps:

ANDROID:

Motion Detector Pro - turns phone into photo-taking motion detector, can set it up to e-mail/text message you photos. (Free)

Motion Detector – Functions much like the app above. (Free)

Spy Motion Detector – Detects motion, records and sends video. ($2.99)

IP Cam Viewer Pro - Lets you view a home webcam from your smartphone. ($3.99)

APPLE/iOS:

Domus Home Security –A set of home security features for your iPhone