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

Smart Ways Smartphone Makers Are Attracting Basic Phone Users

Smart Ways Smartphone Makers Are Attracting Basic Phone Users

New features and tips that may spark your smartphone upgrade.

Psst! Customers Are Still Buying Cellphones

Psst! Customers Are Still Buying Cellphones

But not all buyers are ready for Smartphones.

Life-Changing Tech's Fall From Glory

Life-Changing Tech's Fall From Glory

Remember TiVo? Palm? Napster? They're still around. Here's what they are doing now.

Tech That Disrupts Our Lives for the Better

Tech That Disrupts Our Lives for the Better

Six places to expect changes in the way you do almost everything.

How to Buy a PC in 2013

How to Buy a PC in 2013

You can still get a decent laptop for less than $500. Or a loaded one for $1,000.

Guess What? People Are Still Buying PCs

Guess What? People Are Still Buying PCs

Despite a pop in tablet sales, most consumers still use a computer and Apple hasn't given up on Macs.

New Tech to Find Your Keys (and Kids)

New Tech to Find Your Keys (and Kids)

Here's hoping that mixing lost things with technology and mobile apps will get us to a point where we can always find our keys.

Using Tech for Many Happy Returns

Using Tech for Many Happy Returns

If you want to buy the right gift - or return the wrong one - there's an app for that.

Kickstarting the 3-D Printing Evolution

Kickstarting the 3-D Printing Evolution

Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has become the go-to launch pad for new 3D printers. Here are 10 startup companies dabbling in 3D printing technology.

10 Amazing Things 3-D Printers Can (or Could) Make

10 Amazing Things 3-D Printers Can (or Could) Make

Bicycles, planes, guns, human tissue -- you won't believe what innovators are creating these days with 3-D printers.