Alice Truong

Alice Truong

Former Digital Trends Contributor

I'm a gadgets columnist for USA TODAY, reviews editor for DVICE, and contributor to USA Weekend and others.

Based in San Francisco, I'm a writer lost in a programmer's town, more attuned to the syntax of English than Ruby, Java or C++. Prior to living here, I reported in Chicago, Washington D.C., New York City and most recently, Hong Kong where I (left my heart and) worked as a staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal. I've written about a number of subjects, including tech, real estate, politics and personal finance.

I graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with two degrees: a master’s in business reporting and interactive storytelling, and a bachelor’s in print/online reporting and political science.

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4K is already playing at a theater near you, but you probably didn’t even notice

While 4K resolution was the big talked-about feature in consumer HDTVs at this year's CES, this high resolution has already been playing out at cinemas. The issue is that many people might not even notice the enhanced picture quality.

Despite challenges from disability, a photographer finds success in weddings

Jaleel King, a Philly-based professional photographer, shoots weddings from his wheelchair. King discusses his technique and process, and the unique challenges of shooting from a seated position.

Meet the woman who pushed Photojojo to the top with quirky gadgets and plastic dinosaurs

Finding the most unique products isn't easy, but Jen Giese has been able to line Photojojo's e-shop with neat doodads that's helped build a growing and loyal following.

Adobe Photoshop CC filters help salvage photos once deemed unusable

Photoshop moves to the cloud as Adobe shifts to a new online subscription method. Here's a look at some of the highlight features in the new Photoshop CC, including filters that could help photographers easily enhance their images.

10 quirky-but-awesome photo accessories you never knew you needed

From artistic optics to a tripod on wheels to a simple cap clip, here are 10 unique but highly effective accessories that will help push your photography to the next level.

Meet Travis Jensen: The pro photographer who shoots with an iPhone

Street photographer Travis Jensen talks to us about how he uses his iPhone and Hipstamatic to document life on the streets of San Francisco.