John R. Delaney

Contributing Editor

John R. Delaney

As a Contributing Editor for PhonespySoftware24, John Delaney has been testing and reviewing monitors, TVs, PCs, networking and smart home gear, and other assorted hardware and peripherals for almost 20 years. A 13-year veteran of PC Magazine's Labs (most recently as Director of Operations), John was responsible for the recruitment, training and management of the Labs technical staff, as well as evaluating and maintaining the integrity of the Labs testing machines and procedures. Prior to joining Ziff Davis, John spent six years in retail operations for Federated Stores, Inc. before accepting a purchasing position with Morris Decision Systems, one of New York's first value-added resellers of the original IBM PC. For the next five years, he was responsible for buying and configuring IBM PC, XT and AT desktops for many of New York's financial institutions. He then worked for the now defunct ComputerLand chain of PC dealers before joining PC Magazine in 1987.

Recent Articles by John R. Delaney

The Best Outdoor Home Security Cameras for 2021

Keep your home and property safe by monitoring what's happening outside with a connected camera. These smart outdoor security cams can withstand the elements to keep your home protected from the inside out.

By John R. Delaney

Arlo Essential Indoor Security Camera Review

4.0

The relatively affordable Arlo Essential Indoor is a Wi-Fi-enabled smart home security camera that delivers sharp 1080p video and works with lots of other smart devices.

By John R. Delaney

The Best DIY Smart Home Security Systems for 2021

Keeping an eye on your home with a security system doesn't need to involve professional installation or monthly fees. It's also not nearly as hard as you think. Check out the best do-it-yourself smart home security systems we've tested for simple and affordable ways to stay safe.

By John R. Delaney

The Best Smart Home Security Systems for 2021

Need a security system but don't know where to start? We've tested all the major DIY and professionally installed security packages to help you determine which is the best to protect your home and your family.

By John R. Delaney  & Alex Colon

Roadie 3 Automatic Guitar Tuner Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

The Roadie 3 Automatic Guitar tuner offers fast string winding and unwinding, loads of tuning options, and a color screen, making it easy to tune a wide range of string instruments.

By John R. Delaney