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

When the Home's Most Important Internet Device Fails

When the Home's Most Important Internet Device Fails

If your wireless router dies, you and your devices will feel its pain.

Your Smartphone's Biggest Hazard Is You

Your Smartphone's Biggest Hazard Is You

Self-inflicted damage is more common than theft or loss.

Protect Your Smartphone Without Insurance

Protect Your Smartphone Without Insurance

Part 3: A few simple steps can increase the odds of keeping your phone for the life of your contract.

iPhone Peace of Mind Comes at a Price

iPhone Peace of Mind Comes at a Price

Part 2: Insurance plans can cost as much as your under-contract phone.

Insuring Your Smartphone May Be Smart

Insuring Your Smartphone May Be Smart

Part 1: One smartphone, two years . . . good luck.

Apps to Help You Remember Mundane Tasks: iPhone Edition

Apps to Help You Remember Mundane Tasks: iPhone Edition

Need to be reminded when to take the beer out of the fridge?

Apps to Help You Remember Mundane Tasks: Android Edition

Apps to Help You Remember Mundane Tasks: Android Edition

Do you always forget to pull your beer out of the freezer before it explodes? There's an app for that.

6 Android Apps to Combat Forgetfulness

6 Android Apps to Combat Forgetfulness

When was the last time you forgot your debit card, your cell phone or someone's name? Forgetful? There's an App for ... um, what was I saying?

What Else Can You Do With a Camera Phone? Try These Apps

What Else Can You Do With a Camera Phone? Try These Apps

There's more to smartphone cameras than pictures. You can also keep track of your moles, and maybe your calories.

Camera Phone Apps that Tackle Chores

Camera Phone Apps that Tackle Chores

Want to pay a bill or clear the spam? There's apps for that.