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
New features and tips that may spark your smartphone upgrade.
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
Six places to expect changes in the way you do almost everything.
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
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)
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
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
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
Bicycles, planes, guns, human tissue -- you won't believe what innovators are creating these days with 3-D printers.