We are just a couple weeks removed from Tesla’s “lit” holiday update (2020.48.26) and now have further improvements to share. This past week, certain Tesla drivers began to report a new software update available for download. While these two updates are mostly bug fixes, there are some 2020.48.35 Tesla release notes to share to keep you informed. Let’s break it all down below.
Tesla Sentry mode Stories January 19, 2021
Tesla Sentry mode Stories December 10, 2020
Tesla Sentry Mode managed to capture footage of an incident where a Tesla owner was attacked by someone over a dispute regarding the attacker blocking a charging station.
The police was able to use the Sentry Mode footage to make an arrest.
Tesla Sentry mode Stories July 14, 2020
A Porsche owner was reunited with his stolen car, thanks to the help of a Tesla owner and Tesla’s Sentry Mode. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories April 6, 2020
Tesla apparently got in trouble for using imagery representing HAL 9000 from the movie ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ for Sentry Mode so it is switching to something that now seems inspired by a turret from the video game Portal. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories April 3, 2020
Tesla has started pushing a new software update that enables drivers to review videos from TeslaCam and Sentry Mode directly in the car. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories February 26, 2020
Tesla Sentry Mode doesn’t only help Tesla owners. The surveillance system has helped police solve a hit and run on another driver’s car near Denver. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories January 13, 2020
A group of vandals tried to damage a Tesla Model 3 and its charger at the Park MGM in Las Vegas last week. They were scared away by the Tesla Sentry Mode and the video that the surveillance system took went viral. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories December 26, 2019
As a fun end-of-the-year post, I thought I’d post 10 of the craziest and most interesting Tesla Sentry Mode and TeslaCam videos of 2019. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories December 11, 2019
A police department in Connecticut bought a Tesla Model 3 and disclosed that they are “in direct conversations with Tesla” to use Sentry Mode for policing needs in Tesla police patrol cars. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories December 6, 2019
Tesla Sentry Mode, Tesla’s integrated surveillance system, helped the police catch a vandal slashing tires in the parking lot of an apartment complex in California. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories October 19, 2019
Another Tesla vandal has turned himself in after a Sentry Mode video of the act of vandalism went viral online.
He said that it was ‘stupid’ and he has nothing against Tesla. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories October 14, 2019
Tesla Sentry mode keeps proving useful and it just caught more people vandalizing cars – seemingly for no reason. The videos could help find them. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories October 4, 2019
A vandal who keyed a Tesla Model 3 last week has turned herself in after a Sentry Mode video went viral and made her internet-famous. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories October 3, 2019
Tesla updated its language about data collection related to Sentry Mode to specify that it is offering temporary cloud backup of videos for 72 hours in its data-collecting effort. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories September 30, 2019
Some people still don’t know about Tesla’s Sentry Mode, and they are making fools of themselves. Another vandal who keyed a Tesla Model 3 was caught by Sentry Mode and made “internet-famous.” expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories August 24, 2019
Tesla Sentry Mode, a security system built into Tesla vehicles, has helped the police in another Tesla break-in in California.
Learn, people — stop breaking into Tesla cars! expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories August 8, 2019
Tesla’s Sentry Mode, which was developed to help with a string of Tesla vehicle break-ins, has helped police identify burglars who broke into a doctor’s Model S in Los Angeles and stole his stuff, including a prescription pad. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories July 31, 2019
Tesla’s Sentry mode has captured another instance of vandalism on a Tesla vehicle and the police are trying to identify the suspect. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories June 25, 2019
Tesla’s Sentry Mode and TeslaCam features have become incredibly popular – and are helping owners capture some crazy things. The biggest limitation to these features is how you view the footage, but thanks to iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, things are about to get easier for iPhone and iPad users.
Tesla Sentry mode Stories June 24, 2019
When Tesla deployed its new TeslaCam and Sentry Mode features, it basically enabled millions of cameras (8 per car) installed on its vehicles to capture videos of their surroundings.
Those cameras are now capturing some crazy things. Here are some of the videos: expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories June 12, 2019
A thief started removing the nuts off the wheels of a Tesla vehicle when the vehicle’s Sentry Mode security system activated. He appears to give up after noticing that he was being recorded – leaving the loose wheels in a dangerous condition. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories May 30, 2019
Tesla Sentry Mode is again proving quite useful as the Berkley police say that it helped them arrest a convicted rapist who was on parole. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories May 14, 2019
A few months after launching, Tesla Sentry mode is already proven to be quite useful and not only to prevent break-ins, but it now catches a bunch of different incidents on video.
In the latest example, Sentry mode filmed two men keying a Model 3. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories April 26, 2019
Tesla’s new Sentry Mode has been available for a few months now and it’s starting to prove useful to deter break-ins, but it’s also capturing other crazier and crazier things. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories April 15, 2019
Tesla’s Sentry Mode is rapidly proving to be one of the most useful new over-the-air features that Tesla has pushed to its fleet.
In its latest accomplishment, Sentry Mode helped catch a politician who committed a hit-and-run. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories April 8, 2019
Tesla’s new Sentry Mode has helped in the arrest of a suspected thief in San Francisco just a few weeks after being released to the wider fleet. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories April 5, 2019
As Tesla moves towards more autonomous features on its vehicles, it has also been teasing a long-term goal of providing owners the opportunity to provide Uber/Lyft-like rides with their vehicles, letting owners make money in their off-time.
The system has been dubbed “Tesla Network” and last night, CEO Elon Musk announced that we’re going to hear more about it later this month.
Tesla Sentry mode Stories April 1, 2019
Tesla’s new Sentry Mode is quickly proving useful as a woman who vandalized a Tesla vehicle was arrested after the footage of the incident was captured through Sentry Mode and reported to the police by the owner. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories March 28, 2019
After launching the feature for Model 3, Tesla is now bringing its Sentry Mode security feature to Model S and Model X. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories February 20, 2019
Tesla released a full demonstration of its new Sentry Mode car alarm system using none other than Cookie Monster from Sesame Street. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories February 19, 2019
Tesla is gradually releasing its new Sentry Mode feature to deter break-ins and we are learning new interesting details about the mode as it reaches more Model 3 owners. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories February 14, 2019
Tesla Sentry mode Stories February 13, 2019
Tesla Sentry mode Stories February 7, 2019
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that they are now aiming to release “Sentry Mode’ as soon as next week as Tesla vehicles are still heavily targeted by thieves, especially in the Bay Area. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories January 27, 2019
Tesla has been putting more effort into security lately after their vehicles appear to have been targeted in an ongoing series of break-ins in the Bay Area.
CEO Elon Musk has been promising a ‘Sentry Mode’ and he has now added a musical twist and a ‘Rick and Morty’ Easter Egg. expand full story
Tesla Sentry mode Stories January 22, 2019
Tesla is working to expand on its TeslaCam dashcam feature with a ‘Sentry Mode’ for 360° surveillance and it’s “coming soon”, according to Elon Musk. expand full story