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waveparticle said:Yes, there is a local electronics shop selling a device that will allow streaming various international tvs for free. Does AppleTV do this?
danox said:Apple Music and Apple TV are lame, hopefully the next CEO will cut back and focus on Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch computer software and hardware which is where Apple makes the big bucks leave content to the outside creatives, all the online Apple stores need UI overhauls for readability, search and just general browsing.
No one is buying a Level Lock because of the security aspect of the key tumbler. People are spending $200-$300 for the convenience of having a smart lock that isn't god awful ugly. The key tumbler itself is a standard Schlage key tumbler, so if you walk down the aisle in any big box store and pick up a Schlage, the chances of you getting the same style tumbler is 100%. The BHMA AAA rating for Strength, durability, and finish doesn't specify Pick resistance.
The main functions of this SMART LOCK is to be smart, they did not develop the key tumbler, so unless they invest in the R&D to develop their own key type and security the tumbler will always be its flaw. With that being said, everyone goes and says Kwikset doesn't have this issue, huh, yes they do, in fact LPL has picked plenty of the Kwikset "SmartKey" locks, so if you put a professional lock picker up against ANY lock with the right tools, they can pick anything.
How is this only getting to you now? This news broke on reddit over a year ago.
So the key tumbler is a standard Schlage key tumbler. This “issue” isn’t with the Level Lock itself, but with the tumbler.
This is an issue that any Schlage lock would have. In fact on many occasions the LPL has said that locks bought at any big box store are very easily picked regardless if from Kwikset or Schlage. So again the issue technically isn’t with the Level Locks themselves but with the Schlage key tumblers they use.
If you can find a higher end key tumbler that would be more secure, you are more then welcome to buy it yourself and have it professionally swapped. If you are a DIYer, there’s plenty of videos on swapping the tumbler yourself.
At the end of the day if you are fine with buying a lock from Home Depot, or any other big box store then you’ll be fine with a Level Lock.