Technology journalist, co-host ParentingBytes Podcast, media personality. Ex - ABC News, Mashable. I love 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 play.it network.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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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.
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.
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.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".