Kevin Parrish

Kevin Parrish

Writer

Wilmington, North Carolina

Education

The Art Institute of Atlanta

Expertise

Computing

Gaming

Smart Home

Consumer Technology

Introduction

  • 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.

Experience

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. 

Education

 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.

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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