Karen Tumbokon

Karen Tumbokon

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Karen is a technology, music and entertainment writer. Originally from New Jersey, Karen began her writing career in music, covering NYC and NJ punk rock and heavy metal bands. As an East Coast transplant in the Bay Area, Karen discovered her passion writing about consumer technology, apps and startups. She spends her spare time baking cupcakes and binge-watching House of Cards and Scandal.

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These 15 tips will help you navigate like a pro with Apple Maps

The interface of Apple Maps may be simple, but there are plenty of features hidden behind the scenes. Here are some tips to help you make the most of the navigation app, whether you're looking to drop a pin or clear your location history.

Triller is more than a music video app — it’s now a social network too

Have you ever wanted to create your own music video but didn’t know where to start? Triller, a new app for iOS, makes it easy for users to create their own music videos to their favorite songs, and it's a social network too.

Feeling adventurous? Bar Roulette wants to take you to a random bar

Are you sick of going to the same old bar to grab a drink? A new Web app called Bar Roulette wants to bring out your adventurous side and introduce you to new bars. It uses Uber to drive you there and Yelp to vet the bars for quality.
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15 tech products that will make becoming new parents a little easier

Expecting but don't know what to expect from your baby registry? From baby monitors and steamers to sterilizers, we’ve compiled a list of the best baby products every new parent should buy.

Stories you missed this week: An Apple Music festival, bizarre bike pedals, and more

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why, we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you.

Take a break and download our top 10 free Android apps for August

The Google Play Store is chock full of great apps, but it can be hard to decide what to download. We browsed through a bunch of awesome apps to find the best ones you should try out this month