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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Honeywell Bluetooth Smart Air Purifier HPA250B review: This connected purifier adapts to allergen levels

The HPA250B optimizes its air cleaning based on the amount of irritants in your environment.

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Netgear Arlo Pro 2 review: This already impressive indoor/outdoor security camera gets better

The second-generation Arlo Pro comes with higher resolution, improved motion detection, and more flexible installation options.

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Guardzilla 360 review: This security cam monitors an entire room, but its unpolished app spoils the experience

The panoramic view is unique, but the accompanying app is poorly designed and subject to frequent crashes.

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D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD review: The first HomeKit-certified security camera

The Omna plays nice with other HomeKit accessories and Siri commands.

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Link-U security camera review: 4G connectivity and battery backup let this camera deliver security anywhere

Its ability to run on LAN, Wi-Fi, or LTE connectivity and to draw via power over ethernet or its onboard battery means this security camera can go wherever you do.

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How to watch the World Series without cable

Don't miss a postseason pitch, read our cord-cutter's guide to the 2017 MLB playoffs and the World Series.

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Awair Glow review: This air monitor smartens your "dumb" appliances

The Glow activates conventional fans, air conditioners, and other appliances in response to changes in your home's air quality.

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Ring Spotlight Cam review: Intruders can't hide in darkness with this camera on watch

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

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Brinno SHC500 Peephole Camera review: Peep your porch with this hidden camera

This security camera replaces your peephole.

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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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Honeywell Lyric C2 Wi-Fi Security Camera review: A smarter security camera

The C2's smart sound alerts can tell you when your smoke alarm is going off and when your baby is crying.

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TP-Link KC120 Kasa Cam review: All the essentials in an affordably priced security camera

This security camera delivers crystal-clear video, sound and motion detection, and integration with Amazon's Echo Show smart speaker and display.

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Zyxel Aurora Cloud Access Camera review: This is a good camera that's hobbled by app issues

This home security camera has some nice features but it's a few app updates away from greatness.

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VTech VM5271 Expandable Digital Video Baby Monitor review: A better baby cam

With customizable alerts and a library of lullabies, the VM5271 is like a high-tech nanny for your nursery.

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Ezviz Mini Trooper review: Weatherproof and wireless security

This indoor/outdoor camera offers strong security monitoring in an easy-to-install package.