Tamara Chuang

A contributor to TheStreet.com since October 2011, Tamara Chuang is committed to tracking down the useful, the under-appreciated and the latest mobile apps and tech gadgets available. She has covered the junction of consumers and technology for the past decade, most prominently as The Gadgetress at The Orange County Register. She got her start in the mid 1990s covering local communities for The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Recent Articles By The Author

How to Shop for Gifts on Christmas Eve

How to Shop for Gifts on Christmas Eve

Some of us are, shall we say, deadline-oriented. Check out these suggestions for last-minute (or last-second!) Christmas gifts.

8 Tech Gifts That Don't Need Electricity

8 Tech Gifts That Don't Need Electricity

There's no need to be powerless anymore.

[video] 10 Black Friday Shopping Apps for the Unprepared

[video] 10 Black Friday Shopping Apps for the Unprepared

Still stuffed from the turkey? Ready to face the mall? Take along these apps.

10 Everyday Items Your Smartphone Can Talk To

10 Everyday Items Your Smartphone Can Talk To

Put your phone in touch with your clothes, your food and your body.

Don't Buy a New Smartphone Unless It's Really (Bluetooth) Smart

Don't Buy a New Smartphone Unless It's Really (Bluetooth) Smart

Now, even Android owners can do such cool things as use their smartphones to unlock their doors.

5 Radically Different Phone Services That Could Save You Money

5 Radically Different Phone Services That Could Save You Money

These companies have done away with the usual two-year contract but there are still conditions.

11 Household Objects That Just Got Smarter

11 Household Objects That Just Got Smarter

These everyday items can be controlled with your smartphone.

Searching for Ultra HDTV, and Where to Find It

Searching for Ultra HDTV, and Where to Find It

The entertainment industry is making 4K programming the next big gamble -- even those who lost on 3D TVs.

9 New Tech Gadgets to Improve Your Working Life: Slideshow

9 New Tech Gadgets to Improve Your Working Life: Slideshow

These nine cool pieces of office technology or furniture will make your working life easier and more enjoyable.

Apple Is Tops in Customer Satisfaction: Survey

Apple Is Tops in Customer Satisfaction: Survey

Overall customer satisfaction with personal computers fell slightly this year, according to a recent survey, but Apple saw its rating improve.