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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SpotCam Sense Pro HD review: expanding the idea of home monitoring

Spotcam's new indoor/outdoor camera keeps tabs on your home's security as well as environmental changes.

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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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Reolink Argus Pro review: A completely wireless indoor/outdoor security camera for modest budgets

The slightly scaled-down version of the original Argus can be paired with a solar panel for continuous charging.

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Neato Botvac D6 Connected review: This robot vacuum is ideal for pet owners

Pet hair and dander are no match for this Botvac's deep cleaning.

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Wisenet SmartCam N2 review: Solid facial detection tops this security camera's list of features

This home security camera makes it easy to monitor everything from kids to elderly parents.

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NFL without cable: A cord-cutter’s guide for the 2018 pro football season

Whether you've cut the cord or are sticking with cable, our guide will show you all the ways you can watch America's favorite sport on TV, including Monday Night Football and NFL RedZone.

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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.