Michael Ansaldo

Freelance contributor

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

3 new Cortana features that can tackle common tasks

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

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

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

4 powerful productivity features in the Windows 10 Creators Update

4 powerful productivity features in the Windows 10 Creators Update

With recurring reminders, more touch gestures, and enhanced security, the latest Windows update makes it easier to get things done.

3 ways to break your smartphone addiction and get back to work

3 ways to break your smartphone addiction and get back to work

These apps use everything from cold facts to tough love to keep your smartphone use from killing your productivity.

How to watch baseball online

How to watch baseball online

Watching Major League Baseball without a cable subscription can be as difficult as hitting a hard slider. Our cord-cutting guide will help you hit the sweet spot.

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 will show you how you can watch every game in the tournament for free.

Ezviz Mini 360 Plus review: This little security camera covers a lot of ground

Ezviz Mini 360 Plus review: This little security camera covers a lot of ground

Thanks to its pan-and-tilt and motion-detected tracking features, not much will evade this camera's eye.

Airmega 300S air purifier review: Clean air comes at a high cost

Airmega 300S air purifier review: Clean air comes at a high cost

This smart air purifier monitors air quality in real time, adapts to the environment, and can be controlled with a smartphone app. But its price tag might make you swoon.

Netgear Arlo Pro review: A great home security camera you can use indoors or out

Netgear Arlo Pro review: A great home security camera you can use indoors or out

Netgear's truly wire-free IP cam brings welcome flexibility to home monitoring.

Best home security camera: Our favorite tools for keeping an eye on the home front
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Best home security camera: Our favorite tools for keeping 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.

Ezviz Mini Plus review: This tiny camera gets some big new features

Ezviz Mini Plus review: This tiny camera gets some big new features

The upgraded version of the Ezviz Mini improves on the original with better resolution, a wider-angle lens, and IFTTT integration.

Aukey Wireless Indoor Surveillance Camera review: Its performance doesn't measure up to the features

Aukey Wireless Indoor Surveillance Camera review: Its performance doesn't measure up to the features

Aukey's first home security camera promises panoramic views and motion-triggered alerts, but suffers from hit-or-miss accuracy.

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