Most of us rely heavily on technology in our day-to-day lives. According to a new study, 77 percent of Americans own a smartphone, a35 percent increase from 2011. But today, it’s not only cell phones that are fully integrated into our society. Smart home technology, wearable devices, home theater devices, and kitchen gadgets now feel like necessities for most Americans.
Andrea Smith is an award-winning technology reporter, producer, consultant and speaker. One of the first woman journalists covering technology, Andrea has reported on technology and social media and the impact both have on people and society for broadcast, print and digital outlets since before Jeff Bezos launched Amazon.com. She has been an on-air Technology contributor to GMA, WABC TV, ABC News Digital, Huff Po, CNBC, World News Now, Mashable and more.
Andrea loves gadgets, apps, mobile phones and tech trends and prides herself in being able to explain them in a way that helps people embrace the latest technology.
This interview is provided by Honeywell and Rain Bird.