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.

DRM getting you down? Here’s how to strip your music and movies of restrictions

DRM might be the bane of digital media files, especially if you intend to access your legitimate purchases on multiple devices. Check out our guide on how strip your audio and video files of DRM restrictions, whether using a Windows-based or Mac machine.

Home Theater

Our 10 favorite Xbox One games that you can play right now

The Xbox One is finally beginning to come into its own more than a year after its initial debut. Check out our current list of favorite titles for the next-gen console, from Capcom's take on the iconic Middle Earth to the latest installment of Call of Duty.

Gaming

100 best free books for Kindle (and other ebook stores)

You shouldn't always have to pay for a good read. Here are our picks for the best free books for Kindle so you tap into the thousands upon thousands of free Amazon and Google Play offerings that have fallen into public domain or temporary promotion.

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