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Most of these apps can run quietly in the background, and can save footage to your hard drive for archiving.
Eye Spy FX (PC & Mac) This software works on Windows and Mac and has a mobile viewer that can be accessed on a handful of devices, including the i Phone. The software, while primitive, does a good job with privacy; the only way to access your stream is with your camera's special PIN.In the course of a few hours I used 20MB of my 5GB monthly storage allotment.While this "pro" plan is free during Ugolog's beta period, the eventual free plan drops that storage down to 100MB per month.I used it to track motion in a specific part of my workplace: CNET colleague Rafe Needleman's office door.Any time he came in or out of his office it took a photo.It's a complex program but not too complex to set-up.
The app lets you set whether you want to capture all of the motion within the frame or just a part of it.
From the strategic points around the city such as the roof-top of the Nice Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Hotel Boscolo Plaza, our webcams embrace the Bay of Angels and the Promenade du Paillon.
We're on the tail end of the summer vacation season, which according to the FBI is one of the peak periods of home burglaries. If not, there are a handful of ways to turn a computer into a tool that will alert you if someone's there who shouldn't be.
It also supposedly keeps an online and offline archive of your footage, although I couldn't get either to work.
Honorable mention: If you're willing to shell out $30, you can go with Mac-only Evo Cam, which I've heard good things about.
Some of the ones on this list can also support multiple cameras at once, which is handy for covering more than one room (or house) at a time.