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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How to watch the 2020 Super Bowl without cable

Options abound for checking out all the championship action on whatever screen you choose.

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EZVIZ C6CN pan-and-tilt security camera review: Motion tracking keeps intruder in this camera's sights

EZVIZ says a built-in motor helps this baseball-sized home security camera keep intruders in sight.

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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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The best Google Home-compatible smart home devices

It's the third-party smart devices that put the "home" in Google Home. Here are our favorites.

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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.

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Defender Guard 2K-resolution Wi-Fi Camera review: No cloud subscription required

With local storage and straightforward surveillance features, Defender Guard makes a great a gateway to DIY home security.

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Dser RoboGeek 20T review: This basic, budget priced robot vacuum makes cleaning more bearable

Multiple cleaning modes and powerful suction keep your floors free of debris.

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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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EZVIZ C3WN outdoor security Camera review: Strong security and a bargain price

EZVIZ's latest weatherproof camera delivers crystal-clear audio and 1080p video for just $50.

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EZVIZ C1C Indoor Wi-Fi Camera review: a full-featured budget security camera

For just $20, you get solid security in a simple package.

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BetterAir Biotica800 review: Using probiotics to combat indoor pollutants

This unconventional air purifier claims to tackle organic irritants like mold, dust mites, and pet dander at their source.

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Best robot mops: We review the most scrupulous scrubbers for your home's hard surface floors

Skip the bucket and the back-bending labor and let one of these specialized robots scour the stains from your hardwood, laminate, tile, vinyl, linoleum, and other solid surface flooring.

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iRobot Braava Jet m6 review: a smarter robot mop

The Braava Jet m6 can map your rooms, recognize carpet, and even clean in sequence with select Roomba vacuums.

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Kaiterra Laser Egg+ CO2 review: an improved air quality monitor

With the addition of carbon dioxide detection, the latest Laser Egg device provides more complete protection from common pollutants.

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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.