Ali Hassan Mahdi is a skilled software developer with technical expertise in mobile technology, web development, and much more. His passions include iOS customization and jailbreaking. Ali has written for other prominent sites in addition to iDrop News, including Redmond Pie, iPhone Hacks, and iDownloadBlog.
VR tech writer for Wired, Playboy, Quartz, Newsweek, TNW, FastCo and more. Author of VRgins: Love, Sex and Relationships in the Virtual Age.
An East Coast transplant living in SoCal, Austin has a passion for Apple technology, tips and tricks, patents, and apps. An avid iPhone user, Austin is always looking to expose new ways that smartphones can simplify, organize, and improve our lives. Outside of the tech world, Austin enjoys soccer, cycling, and music. He is currently on a quest to find the perfect craft beer.Location: San Diego, CA
Christian’s interest in tech began as a child in Australia, when a computer caught his eye that he knew didn’t work, and he bought it anyway. He has always appreciated good design combined with cool gadgets, hence his love of Apple.
Elijah Waeterling is the Editor for iDrop News. He attended Bowling Green State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a career focus in Marketing. He has a passion for technology and writing, and because of this, he is able to provide meaningful, exciting, and insightful Apple related content suitable for readers of all ages. When Elijah isn't working, you can find him at the gym or playing with the animals at the local Humane Society.
Jonathan Lee is a freelance writer who enjoys thinking and writing about the intersection of technology, culture, and politics. A native of Queens, New York, he graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Political Science and has been enjoying Southern California's fair weather since 2015. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys hiking, reading, and watching movies.
Kayla is a writer for many different news outlets including Huffington Post and Make Use Of.
Mike Peterson is a writer and designer from San Diego. His work has appeared in numerous outlets, including the San Diego Union-Tribune and the North Coast Current. He has a passion for gadgets, tech and apps in all of their various forms. A born-and-bred Southern Californian, he enjoys coffee, books and yoga in his free time.
Rex is an attorney from Nashville, Tennessee and has been enamored with Apple ever since the iMac G3. He has been an iPhone user since day one and loves keeping up with the latest Apple news and checking out new devices. When he’s not working, he enjoys sports, photography, and keeping up with the latest tech. Most of the time, you can find him hanging out with family and taking an excessive amount of photos of his little boy.Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Brooklyn, NYC. Journalist. Editor. Mentor. Teacher. News junkie. Previously: Senior Social Media Manager at the Chicago Tribune.
Troy is a graduate of CSU San Marcos, and a die-hard Apple fanatic. An aspiring author, you'll often find him reading, writing or playing on his iPad Pro, and he delights in a thoughtful conversation just as much as a freshly-toasted Subway sandwich. Location: Orange County, California
Tyler is a man of many passions, one of them being Apple products and services. Tyler attended the University of Colorado, where he received his B.A. in Sociology with a focus in Criminology. When Tyler isn't reading and writing about Apple, you can find him fighting MMA professionally.Location: Aurora, Colorado
Valerie received her undergraduate in Business Administration at the University of San Francisco and her graduate degree in Communication at San Diego State University. She is obsessed with her iPhone and all things Apple. In her spare time you can find her exploring the outdoors, downloading the latest app, or doing yoga on the beach. Valerie never stops looking for interesting and exciting Apple news, and is always in the loop.