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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. Ex - ABC News, Mashable. I love gadgets and white wine.

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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The Olympic Velodrome has been unveiled — The final sports arena, the Olympic Velodrome, has been unveiled ahead of the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 5,000 seat indoor cycling venue is located in Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca, and it will stage all of the Olympic and Paralympic track cycling competitions.

The Japanese bakery that makes colourful bread — Who wants a boring old sandwich, when loaves patterned with flowers, cartoon characters and exotic prints can brighten up your lunch-time snack? Japan is already home to gold leaf ice-cream and Hello Kitty melons, and now it can also lay claim to colourful bread produced by Tokyo-based baker Konel Bread, who goes by the name RAN.

Barbie Digital Mirror Lets Kids Try on Makeup Using Augmented Reality — NEW YORK - Smearing red lipstick all over their faces and fingers, little kids like to try on mommy's makeup - it's a mess, but also a rite of passage. Mattel has transformed that traditional play pattern with the Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror, which Mashable saw at the 110th American International Toy Fair this week.

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.

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.
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Jul 27, 2016

@AmazonHelp Thanks, I've done that. It says Item received and under appraisal. it usually happens so quickly so I was wondering...

Jul 27, 2016

@AmazonHelp I sent in a product for trade-in, it usually posts in a day or two. It's been a week and still pending. Any way to check on it?

Jul 27, 2016

Ok, twitter, what's the plural of stylus? Is it styli or styluses?

Jul 27, 2016

Hey @AmazonHelp, I have q's about a trade-in, can't find any way to contact you. Can you assist?

Jul 26, 2016

I like @Jet pricing on certain items but shipping 40 lbs in one box makes my delivery guy very unhappy. Better to split that up into 2, no?

Jul 26, 2016

@cc_chapman Right? Sometimes it takes days for me to get thru emails. Seems so crazy to call.

Jul 26, 2016

Calling me to follow up on a press release you sent this morning means you actually think I've had time to read it. You would be wrong.

Jul 25, 2016

No, spellcheck, I did not confuse schlep with sheep. I did in fact mean to type schlep.

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