GE Smart Lighting Made Simple

In my work as a tech expert, I have found that many families are interested in integrating smart lighting into their homes, but feel overwhelmed by the many options and complexity. I am always wary of “tech just for tech’s sake.” In other words, if a family invests in smart lighting, it should be easy to install, functional and practical. That is why I am so excited to partner with GE. After so many years in the lighting business, I’ve seen that GE really understands their customer and practical ways to integrate the new lighting technology.

Posted on January 12, 2018 and filed under Tech.

Blind 8-Year-Old Gets Glasses for Christmas to Help Him See

8-year-old Angelo Yu loves to read but the second grader has to hold the book right up to his face. He is legally blind, a side effect of a brain tumor. Now Angelo is about to get his best Christmas gift ever thanks to tech expert Katie Linendoll and her sister, Nadine, an oncology nurse practitioner. Angelo is getting the give of sight with a pair of electronic glasses called eSight.

Posted on December 30, 2017 .

NASA and Hewlett-Packard Engineers Collaborate on a High-Tech Space Printer

Imagine being handed a project to create a printer that will work in space. Well, I was fortunate enough to travel to Johnson Space Center to meet the multi-disciplinary team of NASA and Hewlett-Packard (HP) engineers, who designed the HP Envy Zero Gravity Printer. While covering the story, I quickly learned that although we often focus on the blast-off of a NASA rocket, we aren’t always aware that the astronauts at the ISS (International Space Station) orbit space for up to six months while executing complex missions.

Posted on November 14, 2017 and filed under Online.

It’s here! My 2017 holiday gift guide is LIVE!

As we celebrate the approach of this wonderful season, it’s time to share some of my top holiday picks! From high-tech to STEM toys, to travel gadgets that are a must - I think you’ll find at least a few items for those special people in your life, and maybe even a few secret surprises for yourself!

Posted on November 14, 2017 and filed under Online.

Katie.Show | EP 75: Buck Sexton - State of Journalism and Social Media

In this high-speed world of lightning-fast information sharing, Buck joins Katie Linendoll to share his perspective on the complex, sometimes darker side of social media and the dangers of modern day journalism where priorities often lie with being first out of the gate.  Buck's unique perspective, as a conservative radio host and former CIA officer, helps consumers of information to become savvier — encouraging them to look beyond the number of followers, into the quality of the content and true engagement.

Posted on November 6, 2017 and filed under Katie.Show.

TODAY Show: Get a first look at Apple’s new $999 iPhone X on TODAY

Tech expert Katie Linendoll, costumed as iCloud storage for Halloween, joins TODAY’s Carson Daly in the Orange Room to offer a first look at Apple’s iPhone X, which goes on sale Friday. Among the features showcased: the phone’s facial recognition and colorful “animojis.” The anchors are impressed!

Posted on November 1, 2017 and filed under On Air.