Trisha is a Tech Cocktail intern with a passion for writing and design. She is a rising third year at the University of Virginia majoring in Media Studies and minoring in Studio Art.

Trisha has worked at Time Warner Cable, assisting RR.com with leveraging Web 2.0 and social media in its future enhancements and spearheading the development of house ads for the site. She currently works with the UVa Football Recruitment Office, assisting with everything from the production of marketing collateral to game day operations. Trisha hopes to one day get into digital and/or entertainment marketing.

Outside the interweb, Trisha enjoys going to concerts, kickboxing, impromptu road trips, event planning and any movie with Harrison Ford.

You can contact Trisha at trisha[at] techcocktail [dot] com.

 

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Tech Cocktail’s Favorite Productivity Apps

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BodyShopBids: Get an Instant Auto Repair Estimate From a Phone Pic

BodyShopBids

No, you didn’t read that headline wrong. BodyShopBids, a new Lightbank-backed Chicago startup, is helping provide auto repair estimates directly from photos you snap from your phone. Basically, if you have any external damage to your vehicle, you snap a couple of pictures –…

Powerbag Messenger Charges Your Devices On-The-Go

Powerbag Messenger

If you’re the type of person that’s always on-the-go, the new Powerbag Messenger by Ful is right up your alley. The lightweight bag allows you to charge your smartphone, iPod, tablet or any other of your mobile devices when an outlet isn’t handy. The…

Got Plans Tonight? saambaa Can Help Round Up The Gang

Saambaa

Bye bye, boredom: new mobile app saambaa is ensuring that making plans with friends is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Say you want to grab a few drinks at that new bar downtown tonight. With saambaa, you can set the destination and time,…

Find a Parking Spot Fast with Parking in Motion App

ParkingInMotion

Between crowded meter spots and overpriced garages, trying to find parking in a busy city district can be a major headache. Luckily, now we have Parking in Motion (PIM) – the new parking app that lets you find and compare parking wherever you may…

Giftiki Revolutionizes Gift-Giving As We Know It

We all know the stress of finding someone the perfect birthday gift all too well. Before you know it, it’s 20 minutes before the party starts and you find yourself giving up on “perfect” and settling for a $25 Bennigan’s gift card you bought…

Spreecast: Where Video Meets Social

Spreecast

Recently-launched Spreecast, a social video platform that lets people broadcast together, is claiming to be a hybrid of YouTube, Skype, Twitter, and Facebook all rolled into one. Here’s the formula: 1 part user-uploaded video content a la YouTube 1 part face-to-face chat a la…

Manage Information Overload with metaLayer

metaLayer

DC-based metaLayer is offering a way to help organizations and individuals find what’s buried in their world of files and conversations. Say goodbye to big data problems – the startup’s suite of products visually manages images and text to help you deal with data…

Sneak Peek: Say “Hello” with Saylo’s Hyper-Local Chat App

Saylo

How come I’m able to tweet out thoughts to “followers” I’ve never met, thousands of miles away, but not engage in seamless conversation with the people physically around me? Hyper-local chat application Saylo is changing all that, letting you stand up in any room…

Chimp Flix: A Win-Win for Movie Theaters and Moviegoers

Philadelphia-based startup Chimp Flix is doing a service to movie theater owners and moviegoers alike, helping movie theaters fill their empty seats and offering discounted tickets to consumers. On average, movie theaters only fill 25-30% of their seats per week. Come showtime, every empty…

Always Be In-The-Know About Campus Happenings with NeverBoredU

A hub for all events that occur on or around the college campus, new startup NeverBoredU‘s aim is simple: cure student boredom at all costs. Never again will you miss that nationally-renowned speaker or the next flash rave at the library. More often than…

Do Your Tweets Actually Generate Sales? Find Out with Spn.ee

Spnee

Last month marked the launch of Spn.ee, the first social media tool that can measure your social media ROI. If you’ve ever wondered if that product review you tweeted about or that article you shared actually generated any sales, Spn.ee can help you find…

Open, Edit and Share Code in Real Time with Squad

Squad

Online sharing via the “cloud” is becoming more and more commonplace, but Bloomington-based startup Squad is the first of its kind to create a streamlined collaboration tool just for coding. The web-based collaborative text editor makes it simple to open, edit and share code…

Cloud Collaboration Made Simple with Dialawg

Dialawg

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Hungry? Order Delivery for Cheap with Omnom.com

Omnom.com

Nothing says “I’m hungry” quite like the ravenous sound of “OM NOM NOM NOM.” Coined by Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster, I think we’ve all been guilty of obnoxiously exclaiming this phrase at least once or twice after finally satiating a major case of the…