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
Computing

How to a take a screenshot on a PC with Windows 7, 8, or 10

Whether you need an image to send to tech support or simple way to save them, there will undoubtedly come a time when you'll need a screenshot of your desktop. Here's our quick guide on to take a screenshot on PC without any…
Computing

Banish your Wi-Fi woes with our top wireless router picks

Wireless routers lie at the heart of your beloved Wi-Fi network. Thus, here's our roundup for the best wireless routers currently available on the market — no matter your budget.
Gaming

Next stop, Kamchatka! Here’s where to play Risk online

"Risk" is a classic, but few of us can manage to ever gather enough people to actually play. We've rounded up the best of the best when it comes to websites for playing "Risk" online.
Mobile

Text away: 15 free messaging games you can play with your friends

If you believe we live in an interconnected world where each and every soul posses a smartphone, you may need to think again. Here are our picks for the best texting games so you can make the most fun out of that limited data plan of yours.
Gaming

Make the next-gen jump this spring with our favorite Xbox One bundles

Microsoft's latest console is just as capable a media hub as it is a gaming system, even if it's not the cheapest around. Check out our current picks for the best Xbox One bundles available this spring, whether you're looking for additional…
Mobile

iPhone SE vs. iPhone 6: Spec showdown

The iPhone SE packs plenty of processing power within a pint-sized package, but how does it compare with the iPhone 6? Check out our in-depth spec comparison for a closer look at how the two match up in terms of design and hardware.
Mobile

Which iPad Pro should you buy? 12.9-inch iPad Pro vs. 9.7-inch iPad Pro

The iPad Pro now comes in two sizes, but how does the new 9.7-inch model stack up against the original in terms of hardware and performance? Check out our comprehensive spec comparison for a closer look at all the details.
Computing

New to Mac OS X? Here are 30 of the best apps available

There are literally hundreds of thousands of great software programs compatible with Mac OS X in the App Store. Wondering what software to install on your Mac? Look no further than our tightly-curated list of the best Mac apps on the Web.
Cool Tech

Best LED Flashlights

LED flashlights and headlamps may excel in terms of longevity and overall brightness, but they knowing which is the best isn't always easy. Check out 10 of our favorite models, from the likes of MagLite, Dorcy, Princeton Tec, and more.