Portland State University
Gaming and Virtual Reality
Helping others learn about and choose the best gadgets and games was the foundation of Gabriel's former career in retail. Spending just shy of (a collective total) 3 years working the salesfloor of locations like Target and Best Buy throughout college, he combined his childhood joy and love of technology with customer service skills. These later proved useful in teaching him how to step into a reader's shoes.
Gabriel has made significant headway in growing his byline as a critic, a reporter, and a writer of tips and guides since compiling his first guide in November 2017. Initially running under the radar as a mercenary ghostwriter and occasional contributor at Hacker Noon before emerging at VR Fitness Insider in early June 2018, Gabriel has already managed to put a variety of work on sites like IGN, Road to VR, and Fanbyte.
My main machine is a custom-built Windows 10 desktop PC, but I also often use a 2017 ASUS Chromebook running Chrome OS 76 for note-taking and backup. I carry an iPhone XS updated to the latest version of iOS 13, and an Apple Watch S2 running on watchOS 5. I also regularly use a PS4 Pro and PSVR headset, as well as the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S headsets.
Portland State University, Portland Oregon
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration: Marketing & Advertising (June 2017)
Like me, Lifewire loves exploring the hidden features and utility of tech and games. The thing that sparks the reader's interests is often the same thing that sparks my interests. Helping others learn at Lifewire means I get to fulfill my own curiosity.
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