Andrea Smith on Muck Rack

Andrea Smith Verified

Technology Journalist
Covers:  consumer technology, lifestyle
Doesn't Cover: business, funding

Technology journalist, consultant, spokesperson and explainer of all things social. Lover of gadgets and white wine.

Inside HipChat: How Does this Hip, Growing Startup Hire? — HipChat was launched in 2010 with the goal of helping teams communicate and has grown into a popular tool used by tech companies such as Netflix, Pinterest, Fitbit and Salesforce. With offices in San Francisco and Austin. HipChat is now owned by Atlassian and continues to grow as it expands into the space.

This Mom Melted the Hearts of Fellow Travelers — Posted: There are two things sure to bring a frown to the face of an airline traveler; notice of a flight delay and a passenger with a baby heading towards your row.

Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids — By K.T. Bradford and Andrea Smith Looking for tech and gadget gifts for kids as young as 2 and as old as 16? Surprise them with these games, toys, and robots.

Q&A with Jessica Lawrence, NY Tech Meetup Executive Director — Have you been to a tech meetup? It's a popular way for coders, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in working in tech to meet and share ideas. The NY Tech Meetup, for instance, was founded in 2004 and is now one of the largest meetup groups in the world.

How to Add Experience In DevOps To Your Resume — What are DevOps & Continuous Deployment? The DevOps mindset helps developers and IT operations remove barriers that keep them from collaborating in optimal ways. This helps DevOps-focused teams quickly find and fix bugs and make improvements to software as part of a repeatable process called continuous deployment.

Beyond Email: 3 Innovative Communication Tools for Your Team — The way we communicate at work is changing as workplaces are evolving. With many companies using remote or off-site employees, it's important to have a reliable way for everyone to communicate. Emails and phone calls just don't cut it anymore.

Win Big By Training for the Coming Boom in SDN/Virtualized Networking — SDN will boom; prepare to win big It's important to have training and experience in Software-Defined Networking (SDN, also known as virtualized networking) because it is going to be everywhere soon.

Hands on with Fitbit Charge, Charge HR & Surge — Fitbit showed off three new activity trackers this week; two fitness bands, the Charge and Charge HR, and one smart fitness watch with built-in GPS, the Surge. I got a hands-on look at the new devices before the launch and it's evident that Fitbit is stepping up its tech game and gearing up to woo athletes away from the competition.

7 Cases That Do More Than Protect Your iPhone — You already know you need a case to protect your phone from accidental drops and bumps, but did you know the right case can do so much more? Whether you want your case to perform double duty as a wallet or help keep your precious photos private, we've rounded up seven cases that go above and beyond protection.

Ashton Kutcher Designed a Tablet That Turns a Wall into an Instant Home Theater — New Android tablets seem to be about as prevalent as KitKat bars at Halloween, but Lenovo's YOGA Tablet 2 Pro distinguishes itself with some very innovative, new features. It has a built-in Pico projector, a cylinder shaped bottom that makes it comfortable to hold, and a first-of-its-kind, built-in subwoofer delivering rich, immersive sound.
More Articles →
Dec 18, 2014

I am beyond honored to be a 2015 @WomenInCE Legacy Award Honoree. Such an inspiring group of women. #CES2015

Dec 18, 2014

Ha, something my mom would do! RT @USATODAYmoney: "Oh God, it's Mom": Woodhouse brothers get surprise call on C-SPAN

Dec 18, 2014

@TeamHenleyYall It's not the easiest thing, for sure. That's why I'm practicing!

Dec 17, 2014

@MaxReiss It's actually much more difficult than you would think :-)

Dec 17, 2014

My homework; learn to fly this @Parrot mini drone w/ my phone before my tech gifts segment tomorrow.

Dec 17, 2014

I truly believe no one in New Jersey looks in the rearview mirror before they back out of a parking space. #Dangerous #suburbs

Dec 16, 2014

@JudyBott I loved it too so can't wait to see how Angelina Jolie tells this story. Preparing for some gruesome moments.

Dec 16, 2014

Headed into a screening of Unbroken. Excited to see this amazing story come to life.

Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.


For instructions on how to pitch Andrea Smith, email

Share This Profile