Brandon Widder

Brandon Widder

Brandon Widder is a multimedia journalist and a staff writer for Digital Trends where he covers technology news, how-to guides, best-of pieces and more. In his free time, he moonlights as a freelance music writer for the Portland alt-weekly, Willamette Week, and other publications in the Pacific Northwest. He is currently based out of Portland, OR.
Cool Tech

FlapIt takes your social media achievements for an analog spin

FlapIt is an analog counter inspired by the split-flap clocks of the '60s, one that lets small businesses showcase their social media metrics in regards to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more.

DJI’s Inspire 1 camera mount uses borrowed drone tech to stabilize your 4K shots

Tired of shaky shots? The DJI Inspire 1 handheld mount takes a cue from the company's recent drones and touts a motorized gimbal for capturing smooth, buttery pans from the palm of your hand.