Andrea Smith is an award-winning news and technology journalist. She spent over two decades as technology producer at ABC News and was most recently Lifestyle Channel Editor at Mashable. Andrea breaks down the latest technology trends and turns tech talk into easy-to-understand concepts. Whether it’s the latest laptop, fashion accessories or tips for living the digital life, Andrea has it covered. Andrea has watched the so-called “connected generation” grow up through the eyes of her son, and now understands the answer to true communication lies in texting. Her current obsession is using SIRI to text as quickly as her son can type. Also anything purple.