Michael Ansaldo

Freelance contributor

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

Canary is putting security cameras in the hands of those who help keep us secure

Eve Button review: This programmable button puts you touch with your HomeKit tech

Eve Button review: This programmable button puts you touch with your HomeKit tech

This smart button brings tactile control to HomeKit-enabled devices.

How to watch the NBA playoffs—and finals—online
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How to watch the NBA playoffs—and finals—online

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

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.

Wyze Cam v2 review: More features, same $20 price tag

Wyze Cam v2 review: More features, same $20 price tag

The powerful budget camera adds motion tagging and smart home integration.

Ring Spotlight Cam review: Intruders can't hide in darkness with these cameras on watch

Ring Spotlight Cam review: Intruders can't hide in darkness with these cameras on watch

This combo spotlight and security camera protects the most vulnerable areas outside your home after sundown.

Wisenet BabyView Eco review: A solid baby monitor hindered by information overload

Wisenet BabyView Eco review: A solid baby monitor hindered by information overload

With its dizzying array of informational icons, learning this system's interface may keep some parents up at night rather than help them sleep.

Logitech Circle 2 review: Second time's the charm for this wired home security camera
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Logitech Circle 2 review: Second time's the charm for this wired home security camera

The Circle 2 improves on its predecessor is every way, but you have to spend a little extra to unlock all its goodness.

How to connect your Android phone or tablet to your HDTV

How to connect your Android phone or tablet to your HDTV

Everything you need to view your mobile device media on your big screen.

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.

Logitech Z323 review: This 2.1 speaker system's boomy bass overwhelms room-filling sound

Logitech Z323 review: This 2.1 speaker system's boomy bass overwhelms room-filling sound

The Logitech Z323 speaker system makes finding an acceptable balance between low and high frequencies harder than it should be.

Sound BlasterX Kratos S3 review: A versatile entry-level 2.1 speaker system

Sound BlasterX Kratos S3 review: A versatile entry-level 2.1 speaker system

The Kratos S3 2.1 speaker system brings full, warm sound to music, movies, and games.

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