Andrew Martins

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Magnolia, NJ


Ramapo College of New Jersey




Gaming Consoles

Consumer Technology


Social Media


  • Andrew has been professionally reporting on a wide range of subjects since 2009.
  • In recent years, Andrew has focused predominantly on small business technology, including office equipment and digital solutions.
  • He spent several years running a now defunct gaming website called Pixelitis.
  • Andrew is a four-time New Jersey Press Association Award winner for his news articles and feature pieces.


Before he ever wrote a single word professionally, Andrew Martins had enjoyed tinkering with the gadgets in his home. Like most youths in the early '90s, he fell in love with computers with the arrival of the family's first computer. With his nose buried in a DOS 3.1 reference book and a command prompt always in sight, he spent many afternoons diving deep into what makes the computer tick. Since then, he has exclusively built his own computers from the ground up and always dives into a new device's settings to see what he can eke out of it. He prefers Android to iOS, is a Sony PlayStation fan, and prefers AMD to Intel.

Professionally, Andrew has enjoyed an eventful career covering everything from town politics to the business implications of the 2020 Presidential Election. After graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2009, he began a nearly decade-long career in print journalism. As the head of a regional group of papers, he became acutely aware of the financial impact a slow economic recovery can have on an entire industry. Most recently, Andrew spent more than two years working for and Business News Daily, where he covered the tax, public policy, and technology beats.

My Gear

PC - Windows 10

Asus Chromebook - Chrome OS

OnePlus 6T - Android 10

75" Sony X900H television

Sony PlayStation 5

Nintendo Switch


Andrew Martins graduated from Ramapo College in 2009, earning a B.A. in Communications. He prides himself in being self-taught in Windows, Android, and PC building. His biggest career highlights include earning four separate New Jersey Press Association awards in various categories.

A Message from Andrew Martins

Technology is a living, breathing concept. Sure, our devices are just expertly crafted and engineered pieces of silicon and plastic, but it's the work in between which gives them meaning and purpose. I enjoy writing about technology because it's constantly changing and evolving. There's always something new to cover or some new unexplored angle. Technology has sent man to the lowest depths of the oceans and allowed him to stride upon the Moon.

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