Michael AnsaldoFreelance contributor, TechHive

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

Vimtag P1

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.

Reolink NVR

Reolink RLN8-410 8-Channel PoE NVR review: Corral up to 8 cameras into a single system

This network video recorder allows you to save terrabytes of video from your Reolink PoE IP cams.

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Kidde RemoteLync Camera review: A simple sentinel for your home

This security camera deviates from the Dropcam model to focus on strong security features.

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Reolink RLC-410 PoE security camera review: Excellent performance, affordable price

This indoor/outdoor camera delivers solid surveillance on its own or as part of a comprehensive security system.

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Immedia Blink security camera review: The low price tag comes at the cost of features

An attractive price tag and free cloud storage aren't enough to make this stripped-down security camera stand out.

Netgear Arlo Q

Netgear Arlo Q home security camera review: A safe bet

Netgear's indoor security camera follows the Nest Cam blueprint, perhaps a little too closely.

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Samsung SmartCam HD Plus review: This Nest Cam clone is more than a knock-off

This security camera packs a wealth of customizable features in a familiar package.

D-Link DCS 2630L

D-Link DCS-2630L Full HD Ultra-Wide View Wi-Fi Camera review: This solid product needs a full-featured app

This camera boasts highly customizable security features, but you'll need your computer to access them.

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Foscam R2 Wireless 1080P IP Camera review: Strong on security, but definitely not DIY

A tedious setup process nearly tanks this otherwise excellent Wi-Fi camera.

Ezviz Mini

Ezviz Mini review: The only thing smaller than this security camera is its price tag

This tiny Wi-Fi camera is big on value, offering most of the features of its bigger competitors at a fraction of the price.

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10 truly classy tech gifts for $50 or less

These hot-ticket holiday items won't bust your budget. You'll be sure to delight any gadget-lover, and still have money left over to buy something cool for yourself.

Myfox security camera

MyFox Security Camera review: This stylish camera is slim on customization options

The French home-security manufacturer's standalone camera is more attractive than most, but it handcuffs users with limited management options.

Flir FX indoor

Flir FX review: This security camera needs work to compete in a crowded category

Flir's first home security camera boasts an impressive array of features, but bugs hold it back from greatness.

Simplicam

Arcsoft Simplicam review: Sophisticated security done simply

True to its name, Simplicam offers an intuitive, highly customizable home monitoring solution.