Michael AnsaldoFreelance contributor, TechHive

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

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YI 1080p Dome Camera review: HD panoramic security

This pan-and-tilt home security camera provides near 360-degree views, motion tracking, and even cruise control.

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Nuance Power PDF Advanced 3 review: This Acrobat alternative gets some welcome improvements

With new real-time collaboration, tabbed document viewing, and one-click document combining, Version 3 is worth the upgrade.

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Foscam E1 review: This battery-powered camera detects people and pets

This cordless indoor/outdoor camera's intelligent motion detection can capture criminal activity, but it takes too long to get to the video evidence.

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Eufy RoboVac 11s review: Our favorite budget robot vacuum gets an upgrade

The affordable carpet cleaner is now smaller and has more suction.

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The best budgeting apps for tracking and planning your personal finances

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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Mint review: Popular app focuses on the big financial picture

The popular Mint financial app lets you manage all your accounts from a personal financial hub, and as importantly, helps you focus on the big picture.

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Charlie review: An AI-driven penguin provides impressive financial advice

Charlie is an AI-driven financial app whose friendly penguin persona delivers actionable advice to help you save money and reach your financial goals.

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Goodbudget review: A better budget tracker

Goodbudget provides a simple method for managing household expenses and savings, but it would be more foolproof if it could sync with your accounts.


Pocketguard review: Helping you spend your money safely

The Pocketguard app you lets you know how much money you have for everyday spending after your regular bills and subscriptions are paid.

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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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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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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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