Michael AnsaldoTechHive

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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How to watch the MLB playoffs and World Series without cable

Don't miss a postseason pitch, read our cord-cutter's guide to the 2016 MLB playoffs and the World Series.

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Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 review: HD video and stereo sound add polish to video calls

With full HD 1080p video calling over Skype, dual microphones, and on-board video compression, the C920 is a definite upgrade over your computer's webcam.

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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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Logitech K780 Wireless Keyboard review: One fantastic keyboard for your computer, phone, and tablet

Logitech's K780 provides a simple and easy way to type efficiently on all your usual devices.

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4 scanning apps for easily digitizing your documents

Turn business cards, receipts, contracts, even whiteboards into high-quality scans with these favorites.

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Nest Cam Outdoor review: Nest goes outside with a fully weatherized security camera

Advanced security and ease of use worthy of the Nest Cam name.

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5 more Firefox add-ons that boost browser productivity

Keep tabs on all your email accounts, track your web surfing, and more with these customizations.

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FTW: 4 apps that make a game out of getting things done

These productivity tools use game mechanics to turn work into play.

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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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4 mind-mapping tools for better brainstorming

Unleash your creativity, free-associate your ideas, and organize your thoughts with these powerful apps.

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5 ways Dropbox Paper could have an edge over Google Docs

From adding images and rich content to docs, to facilitating work with others, to tracking all changes, Dropbox Paper is a promising collaboration tool.

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4 worthy alternatives to Sunrise Calendar

Microsoft is shutting down the popular Sunrise Calendar app on August 31. Here are four of the best substitutes to take its place.

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Primed for pigskin: The best ways to watch football this season (with or without cable)

Whether you’re a cord cutter or a pay-TV addict, we’ll show you all the ways you can watch this season’s bone-crunching action on screens of any size.

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The best mobile email apps for fast, easy inbox management

Forget folders and cluttered chronological lists. These email apps use unconventional interfaces to help you breeze through your emails.

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Netatmo Welcome review: Support for door/window sensors is great, but this camera's facial-recognition feature still falls short

While this security camera successfully takes the creep factor out of home monitoring, its marquee feature feels like a work in progress.