Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Executive Editor

Michael is TechHive's lead editor, with 30+ years of experience covering the tech industry, focusing on the smart home, home audio, and home theater. He built his own smart home in 2007 and used it as a real-world test lab for product reviews. Following a relocation to the Pacific Northwest, he is now converting his new home, an 1890 Victorian bungalow, into a modern smart home.

Articles by Michael Brown

Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.
3 weeks ago
The very best Prime Day TV deals

The very best Prime Day TV deals

Amazon Prime Day is a great time to score a smart TV deal, but Amazon isn’t alone in offering low prices on brands like LG, Samsung, Sony, Vizio, and others.
2 months ago
Best Prime Day headphone and earbud deals

Best Prime Day headphone and earbud deals

Don’t miss the best Prime Day deals on headphones and wireless earbuds, including bargains on Bose headsets, Apple AirPods, Sony earbuds, and more.
2 months ago
Prime Day deals on streaming devices

Prime Day deals on streaming devices

Cord-cutting saves money. Save more with a great deal on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, and Walmart Onn media streamers.
2 months ago
Best Prime Day home security deals

Best Prime Day home security deals

Score the best Amazon Prime Day deals on video doorbells, security cameras, and complete home security systems from Ring, SimpliSafe, Nest, Arlo, and other manufacturers.
2 months ago