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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Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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Brinno SHC1000 Peephole Camera review: Combat porch pirates with this concealed camera

With integrated knock and motion sensors, this upgraded peephole camera will detect wrongdoers darkening your door.

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Best PDF editors: Reviewed and rated

When you need to edit a PDF file, these tools are your best friends.

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Qoopa PDF Studio Pro 2018 review: A new look strengthens this Acrobat alternative

Qoopa's already-solid PDF editor benefits from a ribbon-style interface and other enhancements.

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Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective cleaners

Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.

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Foxit PhantomPDF Business 9 review: A capable Acrobat alternative

This strong PDF editor delivers business-ready document management at an affordable price.

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PDF Architect 6 Professional review: This PDF editor is ready for busines

With a full set of conversion, collaboration, and security tools, it packs much of the power of Acrobat at a fraction of the price.

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Shark Ion Robot 750 review: Shark's first robot vacuum is a mixed bag

Shark's budget-friendly robot vacuum navigates obstacles well and has an elegant app, but falls surprisingly short on the cleaning quality.

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Nitro Pro 12 review: A better document workflow

With full Nitro Cloud integration, Nitro Pro makes it easier to prepare PDFs and get them signed.

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Wyze Cam Pan review: Premium features, budget price

Wyze Labs' $30 pan-and-tilt camera can hold its own with the big brands.

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Safety 1st HD WiFi Baby Monitor review: This camera system alerts you to your child's sounds and movements

This smart device lets parents check on their little ones from anywhere they have internet access.

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How a robot vacuum navigates your home

Its movements might seem random, but there's a method to how these machines get around.

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Crosley Star Wars Cruiser turntable CR8005D-SC review: Buy it for the look, not the quality

The Star Wars Cruiser may satisfy fans aesthetically, but actual record enthusiasts should steer clear. This turntable has tiny, tinny speakers, and the poor build and heavy tracking may actually damage your records over time.

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VTech VC931 HD Pan and Tilt Home Monitoring Camera review: Solid security at an affordable price

It lacks some sexier features, but it has nearly all the ones that matter most.

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How to watch the NBA Finals without cable

How to watch all the hardwood heroics without paying for a cable subscription.

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