Gabriel Moss

Gabriel Moss

Writer

Portland, Oregon

Education

Portland State University

Expertise

Gaming and Virtual Reality

Computing Components

Home Theater

Fitness Tech

Introduction

  • Technology writer since 2017.
  • Contributor for various tech and gaming publications including IGN, Road to VR, Fanbyte, UploadVR, VRScout, VR Fitness Insider, and more.
  • Former retail professional.

Experience

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 Gear

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.

Education

Portland State University, Portland Oregon

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration: Marketing & Advertising (June 2017)

A Message from Gabriel Moss

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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