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.
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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.
Gaming

How to make a video game (experience not required)

Building your own video game may seem out of the question, but trust us, it's not. Here's our how-to guide for bringing your ideas to life, complete with a game of our own design.
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…