Digital Trends Staff

Digital Trends Staff

Fitbit Late To Smartwatch Trend, But Has Unique Position

Time to clear off some more space on your wrist. Wearables maker Fitbit has announced a new lineup of three fitness-tracking wristbands — including its first stab at something approaching a smartwatch. Let’s start with the device that’s…

Would You Board A Windowless Plane?

In your typical plane, there’s the aisle seat, the middle seat and the window seat — the one with the best view, in my opinion. (Video via YouTube / Dantorp Aviation) But what if pretty much everywhere you looked acted like a window? That’s the…

Twitter Isn’t Growing Users Fast Enough For Wall St.

Doubled revenue and millions of new users weren’t enough to save Twitter from Wall Street’s disdain Monday. The company’s third-quarter earnings report caused Twitter stock to drop 10 percent in after-hours trading. The report notes Twitter…

Xbox One Drops Price For Holidays In Hopes Of Beating PS4

As Microsoft still struggles to match the sales of Sony’s PS4, the company announced Monday its Xbox One will be getting a $50 price cut in the U.S. The cut, which goes into effect Nov. 2, drops the Xbox’s price  to $350, or $450 with the Kinect…

Could A Pay-Per-Article Approach Spell The End For Paywalls?

It doesn’t take an investigative reporter at The New York Times to figure out paywalls aren’t popular with readers. And that’s where pay-per-view news service Blendle comes in. The New York Times and German publishing giant Axel Springer are…

Twitter Becomes Twitpic’s Unlikely Savior

The protracted and overly-dramatic saga of Twitpic is finally at an end. But in a surprise twist, the service is being kept alive thanks to an unexpected save from the company that shut it down in the first place: Twitter. Twitpic founder Noah Everett first…

Elon Musk On AI: ‘We’re Summoning The Demon’

It’s hard to call Elon Musk a technophobe — the Tesla CEO has been a vocal proponent of space exploration, the electric car and something called a “hyperloop.” But there’s one bit of future tech Musk isn’t so keen on: artificial…

Flipping through The Manual: A backpacking hot tub, the perfect blazer and more

Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and…

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Digital Trends Podcast – Episode 3, October 24, 2014

Trends with Benefits covers a range of topics today including the Future of Netflix and original content on both TV and streaming sources. We ask the question, “have zombies jumped the shark”. Also, Hoverboards are actually a thing… so what…

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How to download and install the Windows 10 Technical Preview

During Microsoft’s Windows 10 reveal event, the tech giant showed off several of the new OS’ features, including the ability to run multiple virtual desktops simultaneously, the option to use Metro apps in windowed mode, and, of course, the return of the…

Enter DT’s Top Tech of CES 2015 Awards

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Flipping through The Manual: Sneaky flasks, pumpkin beers, volcano surfing

Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and…

The Manual

How to Factory Reset an iPhone

Here’s our quick guide on how to factory reset an iPhone so you can ditch the data before passing on your phone. The exact process for doing so may vary slightly depending on which version of iOS your iPhone is running, but it’s essentially the same…

How to Transfer Contacts Between iOS and Android

One of the most annoying aspects of changing phones is ensuring all your contacts are transferred over to your new device. In the olden days, this meant manually typing in countless names and phone numbers. Today, our smartphones can do most of the work for…