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
Social Media

Custom fit: How to specify who you ‘See First’ in your Facebook feed

Facebook's latest feature, "See First," lets you prioritize posts from specified people and pages. Check out our simple guide on how to implement the feature using your iOS device.
Gaming

How to watch Microsoft’s E3 press conference and what to expect

The Electronic Entertainment Expo remains the biggest day in gaming. Check out our quick-hit guide for a few pointers regarding how to stream Microsoft's briefing, along with a closer look at what to expect when Head of Xbox Phil Spencer &…
Photography

Memories abound: How to share your photos with friends on Google Photos

Google's standalone photo service, the aptly-titled Google Photos, is the perfect tool for uploading and retaining all your favorite memories in one place. Check out our guide on how to quickly share photos using the service's Web interface…
Gaming

Best Emulators (NES, SNES, Genesis, N64, and more)

Emulators are great way to tap into both the retro and modern gaming markets without a console. We've chosen the best of the best so you can cut to the chase and get your game on.
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, prevent cyber bullying, or simply minimize…
Wearables

Android Wear vs. Apple Watch: Which one will “wow” your wrist?

The Apple Watch has finally launched. However, how does Apple's first foray into the realm of wearable tech stack up against Google's smartwatch platform, Android Wear? Check out comparison of the two for a closer look at their features…