Michael Ansaldo

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

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Logitech K810 Multi-Device keyboard review: A mobile convenience missing just one thing

Logitech K810 Multi-Device keyboard review: A mobile convenience missing just one thing

Logitech’s K810 is a compact six-row QWERTY keyboard that supports Windows 7 and up, Android, and Apple iOS. We like its design and feel, though it lacks the handy docking slot we've seen on similar products.

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.

Coral One review: This 2-in-1 robot vacuum promises more complete cleaning

Coral One review: This 2-in-1 robot vacuum promises more complete cleaning

Combining a self-propelled vacuum with a handheld unit yields a tool that can clean more than your floors.

Eve Room review: a smart air-quality monitor for Apple enthusiasts

Eve Room review: a smart air-quality monitor for Apple enthusiasts

This HomeKit-enabled accessory tracks indoor temperature, humidity, and volatile organic compounds over time.

Neato Botvac D7 Connected review: Building a better (but more expensive) mousetrap
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Neato Botvac D7 Connected review: Building a better (but more expensive) mousetrap

With its advanced mapping, deep cleaning, and intuitive app, the D7 is our favorite high-end robot vacuum.

Ecovacs Deebot N79S robot vacuum review: Some advanced features at an affordable price

Ecovacs Deebot N79S robot vacuum review: Some advanced features at an affordable price

This budget-priced robot vacuum includes some advanced features, including voice control via Amazon Alexa and a robust smartphone app.

SpotCam Sense Pro HD review: expanding the idea of home monitoring
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SpotCam Sense Pro HD review: expanding the idea of home monitoring

Spotcam's new indoor/outdoor camera keeps tabs on your home's security as well as environmental changes.

Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the NBA
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Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the NBA

Cord cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.

Reolink Argus Pro review: A completely wireless indoor/outdoor security camera for modest budgets

Reolink Argus Pro review: A completely wireless indoor/outdoor security camera for modest budgets

The slightly scaled-down version of the original Argus can be paired with a solar panel for continuous charging.

Neato Botvac D6 Connected review: This robot vacuum is ideal for pet owners

Neato Botvac D6 Connected review: This robot vacuum is ideal for pet owners

Pet hair and dander are no match for this Botvac's deep cleaning.

Wisenet SmartCam N2 review: Solid facial detection tops this security camera's list of features

Wisenet SmartCam N2 review: Solid facial detection tops this security camera's list of features

This home security camera makes it easy to monitor everything from kids to elderly parents.

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