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 Major League 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.

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Reolink Argus 2 review: Better than its predecessor in all the right ways

All the impressive features of the original, but now with a rechargeable battery.

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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.

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The best smart home devices that work with Google Home

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

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NICE alliance aims to make home security cameras smarter

A consortium including Sony, Nikon, and other leading tech brands and manufacturers is working to standardize and improve the DIY security experience.

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Nest Cam IQ review: Lots of exciting features, but the price tag triggers less-desirable emotions

The latest security camera from Nest Labs is super powerful (and super expensive).

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Reolink RLC-422W home security camera review: Affordable, nearly vandal-proof outdoor security

With crystal clear video, 100-feet of night vision, and customizable motion alerts, this dome-style camera delivers peace of mind at a wallet-friendly price.

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Hive View review: Attractive design, average features

This security camera's singular "grab-and-go" design stands out, but its feature set is too basic for serious DIYers.

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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review: Nest's upgraded outdoor security camera is a winner

Nest follows the blueprint of the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera with its second outdoor model.

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Ooma expands its DIY home security system

Ooma Home additions include a smart video camera, smoke alarm, siren, and automatic arming/disarming.

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Airthings expands its radon-detecting ecosystem

The Airthings Wave Plus and Airthings Hub give users more visibility into their indoor air quality.

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Canary to offer a budget-priced smart security cam: The $99 Canary View

The home security company is also bringing Alexa skills and other new features to its product line.

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The Schlage Sense smart deadbolt is getting Google Assistant support

One of our favorite smart locks soon be compatible with all three digital assistants: Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant.

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Amazon Cloud Cam review: The gatekeeper for Amazon's in-home delivery is a swell security camera

This Alexa-enabled camera is well-suited for any home-security scenario, and it has strong ties to other Amazon products.

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UK smart home brand Hive announces its first smart indoor camera, the Hive View

The new camera is the centerpiece of a new security-centric smart home pack.