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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Awair Glow C review: Automating "dumb" appliances remains this air-quality monitor's best trick

This air-quality monitor will activate an existing appliance—a fan or an air condition, for example—can improve your home's indoor air quality whenever it's needed.

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Roborock S6 review: This premium robot vac/mop combo features Increased suction, carpet recognition, and more

It also improves the navigation and mopping function of its predecessor.

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Hive View Outdoor review: The Hive smart home system gets an outdoor camera

Hive users will welcome this solid performer, but its standard features may not be enough to wow the unconverted.

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iLife Shinebot W400 review: this robot mop is a diligent scrubber

This bot brings the elbow grease many robot floor mops lack.

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Ecovacs Deebot 500 review: This budget-priced household helper is a solid choice

With app control plus Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant support, this robot vacuum packs a punch for the price.

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Airthings Wave Mini review: This is a great entry-level air quality monitor

The radon-detecting Wave's little brother is a great way to start checking for airborne irritants.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.