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.

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 80 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, TreeHugger and Thoughtco.

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