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.
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Computing

Here are 5 features that will make you upgrade to MacOS Sierra

Apple's latest operating system, MacOS Sierra, promises an array of new tools and features. Here are five of our favorites, from Siri and Auto Unlock to the shared, Universal Clipboard.
Computing

Transform your desktop into a concert hall with these computer speakers

Not sure which PC speakers work best with your computer? Here are a few of our current favorites, whether you're working on a tight budget or looking to rattle your workstation with top-of-the-line audio components.
Gaming

10 epic MMOs that can destroy your free time without costing a cent

Have ample time on your hands and an unquenchable thirst to beat, battle, and blast your way through worlds of fantasy and sci-fi splendor? Check out our picks for the best free MMORPGs.
Cars

Miles of music: The top 40 songs about cars, driving, and roadtrips

Who better to share the road with than a bevy of sweet tunes? To aid you on this journey filled with miles and music we've compiled a list of the top 40 songs about cars and driving.
Mobile

How to print from an iPhone and iPad

You don't need a desktop computer to print documents anymore -- your new-fangled iOS device will do just fine. Here's our how-to guide for wirelessly printing documents directly from your iPhone or iPad.
Photography

Treat yo selfie with one of these 12 apps made to beautify your pics

Selfies might be a global phenomenon second only to karaoke, but they're not the easiest to perfect. Check out our roundup of the best smartphone apps for beautifying your self portrait, so you can whiten those teeth and refine those skin…
Computing

Your Mac has a hidden screenshot program – here’s how to find it

Here's a quick explanation of how to take a screenshot on a Mac, whether you prefer to use keyboard shortcuts or applications such as Grab and Preview. Once you know how, you'll be able to capture images within seconds.
Mobile

Best augmented-reality apps

Augmented-reality apps have come a long way in the past few years, and today there are more of them available to consumers than ever before. Check out our top picks for the best AR apps on the market, whether you're using an Android or iOS…
Computing

Dead pixel have you down? These tricks might revive it

Dead pixel got you down? We don't blame you. Check out our guide on how to fix a dead or stuck pixel and save yourself that costly screen replacement, or an unwanted trip to your local repair shop.
Computing

Access denied: Our favorite, free parental control software

The Internet can be a dangerous place, especially for your loved ones. Check out our selection of the best free parental control software for Windows and Mac OS X, so you can block unsavory sites.