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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EufyCam 2 review: This outdoor security camera promises year-long battery life

And if you in an area subject to extreme weather conditions, this camera is heavily protected.

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Roborock S5 Max review: Precision water control sets this robot vacuum/mop hybrid apart

New mopping options--and powerful suction--make this a complete cleaner.

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Amarey A980 robot vacuum review: Pet hair is no match for this super sucker

This inexpensive mapping robot vacuum is a fantastic option for animal owners.

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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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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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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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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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Sticker-Eye Wire-Free AI Smart Home Camera review: Wire free, subscription free, and hassle free

Sticker Eye eliminates many of the bothersome aspects of camera ownership without sacrificing the security.