Buying Guides

The best (and smartest) window air conditioners on the market

Trying to keep a room cool? Today's window AC units use less energy than ever - and some come with seriously handy smart tech: We've got a list for you!

More than a selfie stick: 5 GoPro extension poles that put you in the picture

You can call them selfie sticks, but these GoPro extension poles are made for more than just self portraits. They can go into the water, recharge your camera, or bend to fit weird spaces. Check out five of our current favorites.

Lace up and head for the hills with the best hiking apps

If you're looking to go off-road and offline for an adventure, then you might want to check out some great hiking apps, and handy outdoors apps, to help you on your way. We've got everything from offline map apps, to apps that track the…

Making an animated GIF is easier than you think with these apps

Making an animated GIF isn't as hard as you might expect, no matter the device you use. Check out some of our favorite desktop and mobile software, whether you want to record yourself, capture your screen, or pick a clip from a web.

Immerse yourself with our 10 favorite Xbox One headsets

The Xbox One might not tout a headset selection quite as vast as the last-gen Xbox 360, but there are a few hallmarks. Check out our current picks for the best Xbox One headsets, whether you're looking for virtual surround sound or…

Camp, grill, or just find fireworks with the perfect apps for July 4

It's America's birthday, meaning it's time to celebrate. Make this the best Independence Day yet with the help of these apps, which promise to make the most of your Fourth of July celebration.

Digital Camera Buying Guide: What to look for and what to avoid

Is your smartphone camera enough for you? Do you need a point-and-shoot, mirrorless, or DSLR? Should you buy online or in a physical store? We answer these and more questions in our camera buying guide.

6 great backpacks for hauling GoPro cameras and accessories

When one camera just isn't enough, these six GoPro bags will let you securely carry everything you need to support your addiction to today's action cameras and accessories.
Virtual Reality

Here’s where you can try PlayStation VR for yourself

Sony's PlayStation VR headset is finally here, but that doesn't necessarily mean you should buy it sight unseen. Select Gamestop and Best Buy stores, as well as special events all over the country, will have demonstration units.

Get down to Digital Trends’ best albums of the year (so far)

Here's our list of the best albums to hit store shelves in the first half of 2016, a varied list of records which embodies the massive creative energy flowing through the modern music world.