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Andrea Smith

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Freelance Technology Journalist and Co-host, ParentingBytes Podcast — Freelance
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 play.it network.

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The Olympic Velodrome has been unveiled

lonelyplanet.com — 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

lonelyplanet.com — 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

mashable.com — 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

andreasmith.org — 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

andreasmith.org — 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

andreasmith.org — 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?

cybercoders.com — 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

huffingtonpost.com — 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

techlicious.com — 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

cybercoders.com — 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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Aug 25, 2016

I just put a SIM card into a phone I have previously used and it changed the language to German. Most bizarre thing ever.

Aug 25, 2016

That moment you can't find the back-up phone you want to bring with you on an overseas biz trip ... just in case.

Aug 25, 2016

Pro tip: If you move a week before an overseas business trip, pack all electronics and travel gear in one box you can easily find. #help!

Aug 25, 2016

Most companies with online/social support are hugely helpful. @expedia is the only one I've run into that ignores pleas for assistance.

Aug 25, 2016

@Ryanair Yes, can you please follow me so I can DM you the details and my booking number

Aug 25, 2016

@Ryanair I need to check in and purchase seats and have questions, not able to chat online. Can I DM you the info?


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