K. T Bradford is a lover of gadgets and all things geek. Prior to
writing for Digital Trends she cut her teeth on tech writing at Laptop
Magazine as the News Editor. Her reviews, insights, and proof of geek
cred can also be found at GottaBeMobile, the late, lamented Tecca.com,
io9, and Black Enterprise magazine. Besides indulging her gadget
nerditry, she also writes essays on pop culture and writes science fiction.
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