Rachelle Dragani

About the author

Rachelle Dragani is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. She has more than 10 years experience covering technology, with a focus on security and innovation in the small business space. Her work has appeared in publications including Futurism, Gizmodo, TIME Magazine, Popular Mechanics, Yahoo, and more.

The Best Smart Home Devices for Renters

If you’re one of the millions of Americans renting a home, you can still be part of the smart home conversation. There are tons of devices that are affordable, easy to install and portable enough to take with you no matter where you call home next. Here are the best

6 Things You Didn’t Know Your Smart Hub Could Do

A lot of people know how to use their smart home hub as speakers to play their favorite tunes or as a timer while they’re cooking, but get stuck on going further. Get ready for more, because smart home technology packs a whole lot of power into a small

Find Great Home Workouts On Your Streaming Service

The pandemic hasn’t simply taken working from home to a new level—it’s also sparked a working out from home renaissance. If you’ve taken up powerlifting in your garage or Zumba-ed in your living room, you’re not alone. Sales of home fitness gear skyrocketed during the past year, and according

Set Up Internet Parental Controls To Help Keep Your Kids Safe

Whether it’s virtual school or more iPad games, kids' screen time is up 50% in the past year. As a parent, you want to make sure everything your kids are consuming is as safe as possible, but it's difficult to manage every single thing, every single minute, every single

How To Get the Fastest Internet in a Home Office

Now that you've settled into working from home, you’ve probably made some changes, like an office chair that doesn’t send you to the chiropractor or lighting that makes you Zoom-fabulous (or at least Zoom-presentable).You also might need to think about the setup that gives you the fastest, most reliable

What’s the Best Smart Home Hub for You?

Trying to make your home smarter? You’re not alone. According to TechCrunch, millions of consumers are turning to devices like Wi-Fi-connected thermostats and speakers to make life more efficient. And all that connectivity is controlled with a tiny yet mighty smart home hub. If you haven’t yet decided if a

What Will Fiber Do For My Streaming?

Officially cut your cable cord? Welcome to the world of streaming. You might think your biggest challenge is figuring out which show to binge next. But even more important: Can your internet service handle the bandwidth increase streaming demands, all at the speeds you need? Streaming a show on, say,