Myriam Joire (tnkgrl) was born wearing combat boots and holding a keyboard; moments later she picked up a soldering iron. She’s been stomping, typing and hacking ever since. After spending years being a code-monkey in the video game industry, she joined Engadget as Senior Mobile Editor and later Pebble as Chief Evangelist. Today she advises startups and founders on their media and product strategy, and freelances as a tech journalist for Mobile Geeks and other major publications. She’s based in San Francisco if you'd like to invite her to an event or product launch.

Smartphones

ZTE Blade V8 Pro hands-on at CES 2017

January 6, 2017
Did you know that mid-range dual-camera phones are a thing at CES 2017? Consider the Honor 6X for example, or the Asus Zenfone 3 zoom, or the ZTE Blade V8 Pro. Yes, that name’s a handful, but it looks like ZTE’s got a pretty decent handset here. The Blade V8 Pro boasts a 5.5-inch 1080p […]
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Gigabyte Aero 14 hands-on – thin and powerful

June 1, 2016
A few days ago, Gigabyte announced the Aero 14, a laptop that’s thin and light enough to please road warriors, but powerful enough to satisfy power users and gamers. Today at Computex 2016, I got the chance to spend some time with it. Here are my first impressions. The Aero 14 packs a 6th-gen Intel […]

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