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

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…
Music

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.
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.
Product Review

UPLIFT Desk Review

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

Feeling nostalgic? Here are the top 25 games for the Sega Genesis

Although the company has since fallen into obscurity, Sega was an indisputable titan throughout the '90s. That said, here are 25 resounding titles that helped define its fabled decade.