Michael AnsaldoFreelance contributor, PCWorld

Michael Ansaldo is veteran consumer and small-business technology journalist. He contributes regularly to TechHive and PCWorld.

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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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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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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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How to watch the FIFA 2018 World Cup without cable

Our cord-cutter's guide will ensure you don't miss a moment of the world's most popular sporting event.

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Blink XT home security camera review: An indoor/outdoor camera for basic security needs

The battery-powered Blink XT is exceedingly easy to install and use, though some will find it lacking in features and image quality.

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Samsung Powerbot R7065 review: This Wi-Fi-enabled robot vacuum gives the Roomba 960 a run for its money

Packed with premium features, the R7065 makes quick work of dirt and debris.

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Neato Botvac D7 Connected review: Building a better (but more expensive) mousetrap

With its advanced mapping, deep cleaning, and intuitive app, the D7 is our favorite high-end robot vacuum.

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Eufy RoboVac 11 review: A budget-friendly dust buster

This robot vacuum will clean your floors as well as some remium models, at a fraction of the price.

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Ecovacs Deebot OZMO 930 review: This robot vacuum can mop, too

This combo-cleaner recognizes the type of floor surface its on and automatically switches to the appropriate mode.

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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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LibreOffice 6 review: The open-source favorite gets an update

This Office alternative gets even better with productivity improvements.

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VTech VM3251 Expandable Digital Video Baby Monitor review: providing parents peace of mind

With built-in lullabies, room temperature monitoring, and a multi-camera "patrol" mode, this easy-to-use baby monitor is the next best thing to a night nurse.

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Nightingale Premium Edition review: This sleep system blankets you in soothing sound

White noise and nature sounds are specifically tuned to the acoustics of your bedroom to mask disruptive noises.

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Canary is putting security cameras in the hands of those who help keep us secure

The company will donate its All-In-One home monitoring camera to first responders and emergency services departments you nominate.

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