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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Trim review: This AI assistant finds ways to save you money

Trim is an AI-driven financial assistant that analyzes your bank accounts for expenses to cut, then cancels or negotiates bills on your behalf. The savings could be worth the small commission it charges.

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Simple review: Breezy, branch-free banking and budgeting for people who live on their phone

Simple is a combination bank account and budgeting tool helps tech-savvy users spend (and save) smarter. But if your finances aren't simple, Simple will be, well, too simple for you.

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Wally+ review: It's actually enjoyable to track your spending with this app

Wally+ is far from a full-featured budgeting tool, but this free app makes it dead-simple—and even enjoyable—to track what, where, and with whom you spend your money.

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Ooma Butterfleye review: This security camera keeps recording without AC power or an internet connection

With a built-in battery and onboard storage, the Butterfleye preserves video evidence during power and internet outages.

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D-Link HD Wi-Fi Camera (model DCS-8010LH) review: An entry-level camera with a steep learning curve

Beginners may have a tough time navigating this otherwise solid camera's complex app.

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Roidmi F8 Storm review: This cordless smart vacuum makes cleaning a joy

It's not a robot, but this lightweight and powerful device transforms a once cumbersome chore.

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Lighthouse review: a smarter security camera

This AI-driven home security camera can tell you who is in your home—just ask it.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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