Michael Ansaldo

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

Awair Element indoor air-quality monitor review: New look, lower price tag, same accurate readings

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.

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.

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.

How cord-cutters can watch March Madness without paying for cable TV
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How cord-cutters can watch 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.

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.

iClever Indoor Air Quality Monitor review: App issues spoil this indoor air quality monitor

iClever Indoor Air Quality Monitor review: App issues spoil this indoor air quality monitor

While the monitor itself works well, its companion app provided inconsistent readings.

Kami Outdoor Battery Camera review: A wire-free solution for keeping an eye on your property

Kami Outdoor Battery Camera review: A wire-free solution for keeping an eye on your property

Simple, flexible installation and intuitive controls make this outdoor camera a winner for most users.

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.

Toucan Wireless Outdoor Security Camera review: Battery-powered and budget priced

Toucan Wireless Outdoor Security Camera review: Battery-powered and budget priced

All the security essentials and an easy installation make this weather-resistant camera a great value.

EufyCam 2 review: This outdoor security camera promises year-long battery life

EufyCam 2 review: This outdoor security camera promises year-long battery life

And if you in an area subject to extreme weather conditions, this camera is heavily protected.

Roborock S5 Max review: Precision water control sets this robot vacuum/mop hybrid apart

Roborock S5 Max review: Precision water control sets this robot vacuum/mop hybrid apart

New mopping options--and powerful suction--make this a complete cleaner.

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