Virtual Doormen Safer Than the Real Deal

It might have less cache, but not having a traditional doorman could actually mean your apartment building's more secure.

According to The New York Times, a new virtual-doorman service is gaining popularity in luxury New Jersey apartment buildings and might have you second-guessing the need for the old-school uniformed kind. You may miss out on that hearty morning greeting, but it also means no holiday tipping needed and, best of all, no one keeping tabs on your comings and goings. But that's not all. Here's how the system works ...