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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Coway Aquamega 200C review: Cleanse contaminants and track your drinking-water consumption

This countertop water filter reduces nearly a dozen pollutants, but it's not worth the investment for everyone.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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TP-Link Kasa Cam Outdoor KC200 review: an affordable, easy-to-install outdoor security camera

This weather-resistant camera delivers great video and accurate event detection.

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Tineco Pure One S12 review: This smart cordless vacuum detects dust

The Pure One S12 adapts its suction power to the amount of dust on your floors and furniture.

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Wyze Sense review: This $20 sensor system is a steal for security DIYers

This starter kit of two contact sensors and one motion sensor extends the capabilities of Wyze's affordable security cameras.

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Ecovacs Winbot X review: This robot window cleaner is novel, but not entirely practical

It's a capable cleaner, but its expensive and demands a lot of attention.

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Roborock Xioawa Plus E35 review: a budget-priced robot that mops as well as vacuums

Erroneous error interruptions hampered this otherwise powerful cleaner.

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Narwal Robotic Cleaner review: This self-cleaning robot mop/vacuum combo frees you from dirty work

This combination floor sweeper and wet mopper automates your hard floor cleaning.

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Amarey A900 robotic vacuum review: a powerful, efficient cleaner

Camera navigation enables more complete cleaning while conserving battery life.