Kayla Matthews

Kayla Matthews


Pittsburgh, PA




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Kayla Matthews is a researcher, writer and blogger covering smart gadgets, tech productivity and the latest innovations in technology. Her goal is to bridge the divide between consumers and computers using exciting and engaging rapport that removes the intimidating stigma from the tech space.

Kayla is constantly looking for new ways to better herself and help others through her writing. Whether it’s the latest productivity app or smartwatch, or coverage on how the latest scientific research and tech developments will make our future brighter, Kayla's writing addresses why technology is a hugely important part of our lives.

To connect with Kayla, follow her on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest for the latest news on tech and productivity.


In addition to writing for Lifewire, Kayla is a senior writer at MakeUseOf and a freelance writer for Digital Trends, The Week, VentureBeat, Inc.com, TechnoBuffalo, The Observer, Houzz and The Next Web. She was also a VIP Social Media Influencer for IBM at its Think 2018 conference in Las Vegas, NV, and the owner and editor of  Productivity Bytes and Productivity Theory.


Kayla earned her B.A. in English (Writing) from a small public university in Pennsylvania. She now lives in Pittsburgh and does most of her freelance writing from home.  

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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