Kevin Parrish

Kevin Parrish


Wilmington, North Carolina


The Art Institute of Atlanta




Smart Home

Consumer Technology


  • Freelance/contract writer and editor in the PC hardware business for 11 years.
  • Freelance/contract writer and editor in the gaming business for 14 years.
  • Published reviews include games, PC peripherals, Windows 10 laptops, Chromebooks, mobile phones, Smart Home devices, and more.


Kevin's online writing roots date back to the mid-1990s. The internet just arrived and he needed a good PC to run DOOM. Like magic, his uncle produced a box of unused PCs and components, saying "dig in." That box ignited a chain of events allowing Kevin to leave his offline desk job and pursue online journalism in the gaming and technology fields.

His first paid gig covered the Sega Dreamcast for the now-defunct UGO network in 1999. After that, he worked for a string of websites covering PC and console games until landing a job at Tom's Games in 2008. When the site shut down, Kevin shifted over to Tom's Hardware to cover PC hardware and other related devices. His work included daily news, reviews, and event coverage.

After leaving Tom's Hardware in 2015, his hardware and gaming writing appeared on Maximum PC, Digital Trends, and Android Authority. He continued to write news for those outlets, along with device benchmarking and reviews, how-to articles, "best of" product roundups, and live event coverage.

Over the years, he's worked closely with Intel, Nvidia, and AMD, along with PC manufacturers like Acer, Asus, Cooler Master, Gigabyte, Lenovo, Logitech, and many more. 


 The Art Institute of Atlanta

A Message from Kevin Parrish

I will always be a gamer at heart. That's what drives my passion behind technology. I want to see hardware and software push resolutions and fidelity. I want an immersive experience, whether it's on my PC, console, or phone. That means I need to know every trick, every tweak, and stay on top with the latest hardware, devices, and platforms.

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