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

Technology journalist, co-host ParentingBytes Podcast, media personality and explainer of all things social. Lover of gadgets and white wine.

Andrea Smith's Biography

Andrea Smith is an award-winning news and technology journalist. She spent over two decades as technology producer at ABC News and was Lifestyle Channel Editor at Mashable. Andrea is Executive Producer and Host at Living in Digital Times and CE Week, and writes about consumer tech for lifestyle sites and publications. Andrea is also co-host of the Parenting Bytes Podcast on the CBS network.

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Best Father’s Day Tech Gifts on WABC TV — Last week I showed off some of my favorite Father's Day Techie gift ideas on WABC. I adore Michelle Charlesworth, have worked with her for years and her energy and personality always make these segments so fun. You can watch the full video here: yes, I flew the drone!

Women in CE 2015 Legacy Awards — This entry was posted on January 20, 2015, in Commentary, News, Tech and tagged Andrea Smith, Andrea Smith award, Andrea Smith honored, CES, CES 2015, Leaning in, mentoring, Women in CE. Bookmark the permalink.

Best Holiday Tech Gifts for Children: WABC TV VIDEO — Still trying to figure out what your child would like as a gift for the holidays? I took my best ideas to WABC TV to show David Novarro the latest in STEM toys for girls and the best tech gifts for children on your list during the holidays.

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.
Nov 28, 2014

ICYMI: If you're traveling this weekend, be kind and considerate of your fellow fliers…

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.
Nov 21, 2014

Q&A with Jessica Lawrence, NY Tech Meetup Executive Director | @CyberCoders Insights… by @andreasmith

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.
Nov 11, 2014

Win Big By Training for the Coming Boom in SDN/Virtualized Networking By 2016, most companies will have SDN trials…

Nov 11, 2014

By 2016, most companies will have SDN trials and deployments underway. Get ready for the jobs working with SDN now.

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Oct 07, 2015

RT @CyberCoders: Recruiting Top Tech Talent: #CyberCoders Exclusive Q&A with Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz (@a16z):…

Oct 07, 2015

Recruiting Top Tech Talent: Exclusive Q&A with Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz… My latest in @CyberCoders

Oct 06, 2015

@AlyssaNewcomb Worst event Wi-Fi, so hard to tweet and share photos. And couldn't text. But devices looked pretty impressive, no?

Oct 06, 2015

Actually, make that 180 degrees, not 360 on the Surface Book. So I'm bad at math.

Oct 06, 2015

Here's the hinge on the @Microsoft Surface Book. Flips the screen 360 or detaches for tablet use #Windows10devices

Oct 06, 2015

Very excited about the new @Microsoft Band coming. It has a more curved design, should be more comfortable.

Oct 06, 2015

Finally got a signal back, @microsoft tweets likely to pop out now. #windows10devices

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