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.
Home Theater

How to convert VHS to DVD, Blu Ray, or digital files

There's no reason you should have to lose those precious home videos just because VHS is a dying format. Check out our guide on how to convert VHS to DVD to save the memories.

Amazon will offer a one-stop shopping hub on the CES showroom floor

CES 2016 is right around the corner, and to help out, we're working with Amazon to provide you with complete coverage of everything from the show floor. The Amazon's CES Showcase gives you quick access to the latest reviews, interviews…

When iTunes isn’t enough: Here’s our 7 favorite free media players for PC and Mac

Media players are a virtual dime a dozen, loaded with features and limitations that will drive you mad. Luckily for you, we've rounded up the best of the best to suit your media playback needs.
Cool Tech

No piloting experience? No problem. Here’s the 5 best drones for beginners

Drones can be intimidating — we get that — but they're not as complicated as you might think. Check out our current picks for the best entry-level drones, so you can take to the skies with little frustration and even less cash (if need…

Make the most of Apple Music with these 10 tips and tricks

There's more to Apple Music than Zane Lowe and Beats 1. Here are 10 useful tips for making the most of newest streaming service on the digital block.

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.
Product Review

UPLIFT Desk Review

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