Michael AnsaldoPCWorld

Michael Ansaldo is veteran consumer and small-business technology journalist. He contributes regularly to TechHive and writes the Max Productivity column for PCWorld.

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4 more Gmail Labs features you should be using

Expand your email capabilities with experimental features like Quick Links, Custom Keyboard Shortcuts, and more.

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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.

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5 ways to use Google Keep to manage tasks

Unlock the power of Google's note taking tool with contextual reminders, voice commands, and more.

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Who makes the best home-security camera? We test 6 new models to find out

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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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.


Arcsoft Simplicam review: Sophisticated security done simply

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

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Netatmo Welcome review: This camera promises personalized security, but its facial-recognition feature 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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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.

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Wunderlist tips: 4 features for better workflows

Popular to-do app Wunderlist recently received a handful of new features designed to make it easier to stay on top of your tasks and streamline your productivity.

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5 Gmail helpers that make your inbox more productive

Turn emails into tasks, tame the inflow of messages, and more with these Gmail add-ons.

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Google's goodies: The 9 biggest reveals from its fall hardware rollout

Google rolled out a trove of new devices at a September 29 press event, from the expected, like new Nexus phones, to confirmed rumors, like the high-end Pixel C tablet. We give you the highlights here.

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Microsoft Excel vs. Google Sheets: The 5 ways Excel soundly beats Sheets

Google Sheets has improved, but for many spreadsheet jocks, there is nothing but Microsoft Excel. Here's why you'll pry this venerable program out of cold, dead hands.

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Microsoft Excel vs. Google Sheets: The 4 key ways Sheets beats Excel

Google's scrappy little spreadsheet service could actually be the better choice if your work needs play to its strengths.