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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Oreck Cordless Vacuum with POD Technology review: This vacuum offers dust-free disposal

A unique self-sealing pod prevents dirt and dust from escaping into the air when you empty the vacuum's dustbin.

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How to watch the MLB playoffs and the World Series without cable

Don't miss a postseason pitch, read our cord-cutter's guide to the 2018 MLB playoffs and the World Series.

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Ecovacs Deebot 901 review: an affordable floor-mapping robot vacuum

This competent cleaner boasts laser navigation and Google Home and Amazon Alexa integration at a fraction of premium-model prices.

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D-Link Full HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera review: This one is for smart-home buffs only

D-Link delivers another solid camera, but its app's emphasis on smart-home automation may limit its appeal.

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Roborock S5 Robot Vacuum Cleaner review: This premium vacuum busts dust and mops, too

Powerful suction, laser mapping, and an elegant app justify the high price.

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VAVA Home Cam review: This crowd-funded camera delivers solid security

Customizable motion detection and a 12-month rechargeable battery are this indoor/outdoor camera's strengths.

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Eufy RoboVac 30 review: A robot vacuum for beginner budgets

It's an excellent cleaner, but Eufy's latest robot vac doesn't distinguish itself enough from the 11s to justify its higher price tag.

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Wisenet 8-channel, 4-camera 5MP DVR Kit review: Wired, multi-camera security

This four-camera kit provides comprehensive coverage for your home or small business.

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Awair 2nd Edition review: The popular air-quality monitor gets an upgrade

The Awair adds dangerous particulate matter to the list of indoor pollutants it detects.

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YI 1080p Dome Camera review: HD panoramic security

This pan-and-tilt home security camera provides near 360-degree views, motion tracking, and even cruise control.

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Foscam E1 review: This battery-powered camera detects people and pets

This cordless indoor/outdoor camera's intelligent motion detection can capture criminal activity, but it takes too long to get to the video evidence.

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Eufy RoboVac 11s review: Our favorite budget robot vacuum gets an upgrade

The affordable carpet cleaner is now smaller and has more suction.

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Ooma Butterfleye review: This security camera keeps recording without AC power or an internet connection

With a built-in battery and onboard storage, the Butterfleye preserves video evidence during power and internet outages.

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D-Link HD Wi-Fi Camera (model DCS-8010LH) review: An entry-level camera with a steep learning curve

Beginners may have a tough time navigating this otherwise solid camera's complex app.

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Roidmi F8 Storm review: This cordless smart vacuum makes cleaning a joy

It's not a robot, but this lightweight and powerful device transforms a once cumbersome chore.