Michael Ansaldo

Freelance contributor

Michael Ansaldo is veteran consumer and small-business technology journalist. He contributes regularly to TechHive and PCWorld.

Swann Outdoor Security Camera review: a straightforward way to monitor the exterior of your home

The best indoor air quality monitors: Identify the pollutants that can compromise your health and comfort
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The best indoor air quality monitors: Identify the pollutants that can compromise your health and comfort

Whether you suffer from allergies or asthma or just want to optimize your indoor environment, these devices will give you insight into the air you're breathing.

Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective cleaners
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Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective cleaners

Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.

Best password managers: Reviews of the top products
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Best password managers: Reviews of the top products

The best password is one you probably can't easily remember—that's why a password manager is so crucial to your online security. We review LastPass, Dashlane, Keeper, 1Password, and others to find the best one for managing passwords.

Summer Baby Pixel Cadet Video Monitor review: A virtual boundary provides a

Summer Baby Pixel Cadet Video Monitor review: A virtual boundary provides a "safe space" for your infant

This baby monitor will alert you when your child moves to an unsafe position.

EZVIZ DP1 Smart Video Door Viewer review: A viable video doorbell alternative

EZVIZ DP1 Smart Video Door Viewer review: A viable video doorbell alternative

The DP1 peephole replacement lets you receive visitors whether you're home or not.

Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front
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Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

Swann Indoor Security Camera review: Advanced performance at an affordable price

Swann Indoor Security Camera review: Advanced performance at an affordable price

This easy-to-use security camera includes advanced motion detection, full HD video and smart home integration, all for less than $100.

HP Wireless Elite v2 keyboard and mouse review: Cut the cord with this comfy combo

HP Wireless Elite v2 keyboard and mouse review: Cut the cord with this comfy combo

The HP Wireless Elite v2 keyboard-and-mouse combo offers an inexpensive, yet well-made way tountether yourself from your desktop or laptop, The full-sized keyboard’s responsive, quiet keys deliver an exceptionally comfortable...

The best Google Home-compatible smart home devices
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The best Google Home-compatible smart home devices

It's the third-party smart devices that put the "home" in Google Home. Here are our favorites.

How to catch March Madness without paying for cable TV
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How to catch March Madness without paying for cable TV

Our cord-cutter's guide to March Madness shows you how you can watch every game in the tournament at the lowest possible cost.

The best video baby monitors: Keep eyes—and ears—on your bundle of joy
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The best video baby monitors: Keep eyes—and ears—on your bundle of joy

Today's baby monitors are more capable—and more complex—than ever. Here's how to find the right one, so you and your baby can get some sleep.

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