Michael AnsaldoFreelance contributor, PCWorld

Michael Ansaldo is veteran consumer and small-business technology journalist. He contributes regularly to TechHive and PCWorld.

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Microsoft LifeCam Studio review: A hi-def webcam for business or pleasure

With stellar resolution and excellent design, this high-end LifeCam is suitable for a variety of settings.

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Logitech C615 HD review: This camera hits the sweet spot between features and price

The C615 delivers excellent video and audio, versatile camera angles, and a portable design with a modest price tag.

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Vimtag B1 Waterproof Cloud IP Camera review: Easy outdoor surveillance

This easy-to-use weather-resistant camera can help you tighten up your home security.

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Samsung SmartCam PT review: This pan-and-tilt camera lets you peer into blind spots

With its ability to track moving bodies, Samsung's latest security camera stands out.

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D-Link DCS-5030L HD Pan & Tilt Wi-Fi Camera review: This camera covers a lot of ground

This is a fantastic home security camera for monitoring large spaces and tracking kids or pets.

Netatmo Home Health Coach

Netatmo Healthy Home Coach review: This indoor climate monitor reports the obvious

This gizmo monitors indoor air quality, temperature, humidity, and noise, but it won't tell you much you don't already know.

Remocam

Remocam review: This security camera can control your home appliances

Remocam helps you keep an eye on your home—and control your home devices.

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Nest Cam Outdoor review: Nest goes outside with a fully weatherized security camera

Advanced security and ease of use worthy of the Nest Cam name.

Primed for pigskin: The best ways to watch football this season (with or without cable)

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Whether you’re a cord cutter or a pay-TV addict, we’ll show you all the ways you can watch this season’s bone-crunching action on screens of any size.

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Netatmo Welcome review: Support for door/window sensors is great, but this camera's facial-recognition feature still falls short

While this security camera successfully takes the creep factor out of home monitoring, its marquee feature feels like a work in progress.

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The best second-screen apps for watching the 2016 Olympics

Enhance your viewing experience with behind-the-scenes video, athlete's social feeds, and more.

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How to watch the Olympics without paying for cable TV

A cord-cutter's guide to the 2016 games in Rio.

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Home control from your wrist: 10 great smart-home apps for the Apple Watch

Whether you want to crank up the heat or check in on your kids, these apps put the controls at your fingertips.

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Vimtag P1 Smart Cloud IP Camera review: a simple security solution for the home

This camera's ease-of-use makes it ideal for first-time security camera users.