Michael Ansaldo

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

Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

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.

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.

How to get free books for your Amazon Kindle

How to get free books for your Amazon Kindle

Thousands of free books are waiting to be enjoyed on your Amazon Kindle e-reader. You just have to know where to look.

Eufy RoboVac 11s Max review: This popular budget vacuum gets increased suction

Eufy RoboVac 11s Max review: This popular budget vacuum gets increased suction

Eufy's latest robot vac is an even better dirt collector than its predecessor, thanks to more suction and a redesigned dustbin.

Reolink Argus Eco review: This Plain Jane wireless outdoor security camera can run on solar power

Reolink Argus Eco review: This Plain Jane wireless outdoor security camera can run on solar power

Reolink delivers a home security camera with all the essential features at an affordable price and gives you the option of recharging the camera's battery with a solar panel.

Cooler Master SK621 review: a compact keyboard for creative pros

Cooler Master SK621 review: a compact keyboard for creative pros

This customizable mechanical keyboard is a worthwhile travel companion if you're OK with trading some productivity for portability.

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.

Dragon Touch Babycare Video Monitor review: A high-definition video baby monitor for keeping tabs on your tot

Dragon Touch Babycare Video Monitor review: A high-definition video baby monitor for keeping tabs on your tot

High-quality video, sound detection, temperature monitoring, and activity alerts make this baby monitor one of the better choices for new parents.

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.

The best budget computer speakers: Surprisingly sound choices for $100 or less
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The best budget computer speakers: Surprisingly sound choices for $100 or less

Budget computer speakers have come a long way since the tinny-sounding beige boxes of yore. Our top picks are surprisingly good—and surprisingly affordable.

AmazonBasics USB-Powered Computer Speakers with Dynamic Sound review: Balanced sound for a budget price

AmazonBasics USB-Powered Computer Speakers with Dynamic Sound review: Balanced sound for a budget price

AmazonBasics’ USB-Powered Computer Speakers offer legitimate value, with balanced sound, smart looks, and quality construction.

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