Michael AnsaldoFreelance contributor, TechHive

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

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Brinno SHC1000 Peephole Camera review: Combat porch pirates with this concealed camera

With integrated knock and motion sensors, this upgraded peephole camera will detect wrongdoers darkening your door.

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Canary's new Safety Button turns your smartphone into a personal hotline to first responders

Canary Membership subscribers now have one-touch access to local emergency services when they're away from home, too.

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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.

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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.

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Nitro Pro 12 review: A better document workflow

With full Nitro Cloud integration, Nitro Pro makes it easier to prepare PDFs and get them signed.

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Shark Ion Robot 750 review: Shark's first robot vacuum is a mixed bag

Shark's budget-friendly robot vacuum navigates obstacles well and has an elegant app, but falls surprisingly short on the cleaning quality.

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Wyze Cam Pan review: Premium features, budget price

Wyze Labs' $30 pan-and-tilt camera can hold its own with the big brands.

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Safety 1st HD WiFi Baby Monitor review: This camera system alerts you to your child's sounds and movements

This smart device lets parents check on their little ones from anywhere they have internet access.

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How a robot vacuum navigates your home

Its movements might seem random, but there's a method to how these machines get around.

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VTech VC931 HD Pan and Tilt Home Monitoring Camera review: Solid security at an affordable price

It lacks some sexier features, but it has nearly all the ones that matter most.

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How to watch the NBA Finals without cable

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

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How to watch the FIFA 2018 World Cup without cable

Our cord-cutter's guide will ensure you don't miss a moment of the world's most popular sporting event.

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Blink XT home security camera review: An indoor/outdoor camera for basic security needs

The battery-powered Blink XT is exceedingly easy to install and use, though some will find it lacking in features and image quality.

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Samsung Powerbot R7065 review: This Wi-Fi-enabled robot vacuum gives the Roomba 960 a run for its money

Packed with premium features, the R7065 makes quick work of dirt and debris.

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Ecovacs Deebot OZMO 930 review: This robot vacuum can mop, too

This combo-cleaner recognizes the type of floor surface its on and automatically switches to the appropriate mode.

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