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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It's football season! These second-screen apps make NFL games even more fun to watch

Bringing you everything from stats to game-time snacks, these apps are as indispensable as your TV remote.

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Geeni Vision 720P Smart Camera review: A basic and budget-friendly home security camera

Though short on advanced features, this less-than-$100 security camera is long on ease of use.

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Reolink Argus review: An adaptable and affordable home security camera

This completely wireless indoor/outdoor camera delivers just the essential security features for a modest price.

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Netgear Arlo Go review: This security camera lets you roam free

This indoor/outdoor security camera runs on batteries and a cellular connection, It doesn't need to be in range of your Wi-Fi network.

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Honeywell Lyric C1 Wi-Fi Security Camera review: Excellent security and easy to use

Honeywell's smart surveillance camera offers intelligent sound detection and motion-detection zones to assure you get only the most important alerts.

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IFTTT vs. Stringify: Which is the best service to connect all your smart-home devices?

These popular automation services can link disparate smart-home and Internet-of-Things devices together. We test both and name the best.

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VTech VM981 Safe & Sound Expandable HD Video Baby Monitor review: Not quite ready for the nursery

Missing features and image-quality shortcomings keep this baby monitor from being all it can be.

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LG Smart Security Wireless Camera review: DIY security backed by ADT professional monitoring

This all-in-one home monitor increases security with an extra set of eyes.

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Piper NV review: strong security features hampered by a buggy app

Connection problems and missing notifications drag down this otherwise solid smart home monitor.

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Netgear Arlo Baby review: A better baby monitor

Ditch those staticky radio monitors. Netgear's nursery cam puts eyes on your most precious prize.

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Reolink Keen review: a truly wireless security camera

This full HD pan-and-tilt camera combines strong security with battery-powered flexibility.

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Ezviz Mini 360 Plus review: This little security camera covers a lot of ground

Thanks to its pan-and-tilt and motion-detected tracking features, not much will evade this camera's eye.

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Airmega 300S air purifier review: Clean air comes at a high cost

This smart air purifier monitors air quality in real time, adapts to the environment, and can be controlled with a smartphone app. But its price tag might make you swoon.

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Netgear Arlo Pro review: A great home security camera you can use indoors or out

Netgear's truly wire-free IP cam brings welcome flexibility to home monitoring.

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Ezviz Mini Plus review: This tiny camera gets some big new features

The upgraded version of the Ezviz Mini improves on the original with better resolution, a wider-angle lens, and IFTTT integration.