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.
Articles
Gaming

Take to the virtual skies with these 6 free flight simulators

You don't have to spend your paycheck to become a virtual ace pilot when it comes to flight simulation. Here are our picks for the best free flight simulators so you can unleash your inner Maverick or Iceman, regardless if you're running…
Social Media

No thanks, Facebook: Here’s how to permanently delete your account

Follow these steps to delete your Facebook account permanently.
Home Theater

Small size, sweet sound: Here are 9 of our favorite in-ear headphones

Over-the-ear headphones offer top-flight sound, but they're not so easy to take along. If you're looking to upgrade your portable sound, check out our favorite in-ear headphones with a model for every budget.
Product Review

UPLIFT Desk Review

The UPLIFT Desk stands and delivers at a price you can actually afford.
Computing

Battle of the best browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Safari vs. Opera vs. IE 2:19

We pit the newest versions of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Firefox, and Edge against one another to try and name the best browser. A winner remains unclear.
Mobile

Here are 8 keyboard cases to pick up with your iPad Pro

The iPad Pro may still be a month away from release, but that doesn't mean you can't pick a case in the meantime. Here are our favorite, upcoming keyboard cases for the iPad Pro, whether you're looking for sleek protection or streamlined…
Computing

Want Hollywood results on a budget? Here’s the best free video editing software

Video editing software doesn't have to cost you a paycheck and a half. Here are our picks for the best free video editing software available, so you can channel your inner Hollywood director.
Computing

Surface Pro 3 vs. Surface Pro 4: Spec showdown 4:09

The Surface Pro 4 is the latest-and-greatest device in Microsoft's Surface lineup, but how does it compare with its predecessor, and should you upgrade? Check out our spec comparison for a closer look at the hardware powering both…
Mobile

iPhone 6S vs. iPhone 6S Plus: Spec showdown 1:29

The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are the most capable iPhones to date, but how do they compare when stacked up against one another? Check out our in-depth spec comparison for a closer look.