Meg Cannistra


Meg Cannistra is a former senior editor for She has researched and written about so many subjects that intersect with our daily lives, from smart homes to streaming to the safest cities in America.

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Fully Accessible Guide to Smart Home Tech for the Disabled and Elderly

This guide has been designed and optimized for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, and was built to meet the needs of those with visual and hearing disabilities. See our disclosure below for more information. Smart home technology has come a long way in the last few years. No longer just a novelty or relegated to ... 2019 Safest Cities in the U.S.

For both young parents putting down roots and retirees preparing for the next chapter, it’s helpful to know which cities are relatively low-crime when planning a move. It’s also good to get a sense of how your city compares to others in the country in terms of safety. To help you better understand this information, ...

Vivint vs. Frontpoint Home Security

We spent more than eight months testing the best home security systems and dug into the details of each major provider. With this research under our belts, we took a closer look at Vivint and Frontpoint to see how the companies stack up when it comes to price, contracts, and installation. We took a particularly ...