Michael AnsaldoFreelance contributor, PCWorld

Michael Ansaldo is veteran consumer and small-business technology journalist. He contributes regularly to TechHive and writes the Max Productivity column for PCWorld.

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Best password managers of 2017: 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. This guide will help you find the best tool for generating and storing strong passwords to shore up your online defenses.

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Dashlane review: This password manager makes you smarter about security

With its top-notch password auditing, Dashlane teaches you to better protect yourself online.

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Keeper review: A strong focus on security

You won't find the emphasis on automation of competing password managers, but Keeper will give you peace of mind.

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1Password review: Capable password manager is missing some key features

This veteran password protector emphasizes security but at the expense of automation.

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Sticky Password review: Strong features behind a bare-bones interface

It looks downright dated, but this manager's password protection rivals the best.

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LastPass review: This virtual vault makes password protection effortless

LastPass remains the standard by which all other password managers are judged.

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LG Smart Security Wireless Camera review: DIY security backed by ADT professional monitoring

This all-in-one home monitor increases security with an extra set of eyes.

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Piper NV review: strong security features hampered by a buggy app

Connection problems and missing notifications drag down this otherwise solid smart home monitor.

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Netgear Arlo Baby review: A better baby monitor

Ditch those staticky radio monitors. Netgear's nursery cam puts eyes on your most precious prize.

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Reolink Keen review: a truly wireless security camera

This full HD pan-and-tilt camera combines strong security with battery-powered flexibility.

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Nest Cam IQ review: Lots of exciting features, but the price tag triggers less-desirable emotions

The latest security camera from Nest Labs is super powerful (and super expensive).

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The cord-cutter's guide to watching the NBA playoffs

How to watch all the hardwood heroics without paying for a cable subscription.

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Best second-screen apps for watching Major League Baseball

Geek up the grand old game with data feeds, social media, and other interactive enhancements.

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4 ways to block political posts on Facebook

Maybe you've made a political post or two (or more) on Facebook, or maybe you're trying to hide from them. Here's how to silence the noise.

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3 tools to help you keep your new year's resolutions

Create the habits you need to ensure you meet your goals.