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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5 Google Sheets add-ons that supercharge your data

Create QR codes, customize Google Maps, and eliminate inefficiencies with these extensions.

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The 5 best budgeting apps for tracking and planning your financial life

Whether you want to save more, pay down debt, or become a better investor, there's a financial management app that can keep you on course.

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5 essential Google Drive extensions for Chrome

Save emails, capture web pages, and create documents without leaving your browser tab.

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4 tools that will make your sloppy emails seem smart

Clean up clutter, correct grammar, improve tone, and just generally make a better impression with these apps and extensions.

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4 essential tools for blocking digital distractions

Improve your productivity with safeguards against attention-grabbing websites and apps, a word processor that keeps you on task, and your own Pomodoro coach.

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Tab tamers: Essential Chrome extensions for cleaning up browser clutter

Working with too many tabs can slow down you and your PC. Manage your multitasking with these add-ons.

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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.

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Best home security camera: Our favorite tools for keeping 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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How to organize your Gmail using multiple inboxes

Let this Gmail Labs feature auto-sort your most important messages.

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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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3 tricks for making your Google Slides presentation more eye-catching

Google Slides features easy-to-use tools for enhancing text and images.

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3 team collaboration tools you can use with Google Drive

Power up your project management by combining GDrive with Trello, Slack, or Asana.

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Another 4 Gmail Labs features for a more productive inbox

Google's incubator for experimental features offers up ways to prevent phishing scams, add extra inboxes, and more.

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How to scan and mark up documents with Evernote for Android

The popular productivity app has a redesigned camera that's more helpful to Android users.

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4 ways to use Google Now for better productivity

Tap into Android's personal assistant to remember appointments, manage your time, and more.