Digital Trends Staff

Digital Trends Staff

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Computing

Worried about your online privacy? Here are the best VPN services

Browsing the web can be less secure than most users would hope. If that concerns you, a virtual private network -- aka a VPN -- is a decent solution. Check out a few of our favorite services on the market, so you can encrypt data on any…
Press Releases

Julian Chokkattu talks Pokemon Go safety concerns on FOX Live 1:46

Pokemon GO is everywhere. It’s increasing people’s activity level and driving Nintendo stock skyward but this sweeping craze also has it’s downsides. Criminals are using the game to lure vulnerable players into…
Computing

How to calibrate your monitor for the best viewing experience possible

Want to see images the way they're intended to be seen? Here’s our quick guide on how to calibrate your computer monitor using your operating system or another tool, so what you see is what you get.
Press Releases

Digital Trends Announces 2016 Car Awards with Help from NFL Legend Marshawn Lynch

PORTLAND, Ore., June 21, 2016 – Digital Trends announced its overall favorite automobiles for 2016, drawing on driving experiences from 15 different models and with input from NFL superstar Marshawn Lynch and Tim Walbridge of 503…
Movies & TV

From silver screen to tablet: The best movies on HBO Go and HBO Now

HBO Go and HBO Now are the latest streaming services for movies and a godsend for film lovers everywhere. Of course, with so many movies to choose from, there is no time to waste on duds. Whether you want a compelling drama or raucous…
Gaming

Digital Trends Top Games of E3 2016

This year’s E3 was packed with new additions to old favorites, as well as gameplay for games we’ve been desperately waiting for. In the end, it was new titles that made the most lasting impression.
Giveaways

Time for a new phone? Win our ZTE Grand X Max 2

ZTE’s Grand X Max 2 packs a giant 6-inch screen and 13-megapixel camera, plus Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 to top off the battery in a hurry when you need to get back to the action.
Press Releases

Passion Grew Digital Trends’ Audience to 25 Million Loyal Fans

These guys are proof that you don't have to sleep on your parent's sofa and eat Top Ramen every night until you "make it."

Forget socks, give Dad the gift of tech this Father’s Day

Father’s Day only comes around once a year and while we know (wink, wink) you celebrate all that Dad’s done for you the other 364 days of the year, nothing shows your appreciation quite like a brand new 4K TV or booming speaker system…
Press Releases

Digital Trends Names Andrew Budkofsky Chief Revenue Officer

PORTLAND, Ore., June 7, 2016 — Digital Trends announced the promotion of Andrew Budkofsky to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer. Budkofsky is now responsible for maximizing revenue across the company’s growing…
Mobile

Who needs an umbrella? These waterproof Android phones can handle the rain

Looking for a smartphone that can take a dunk with you? Waterproof and water-resistant devices are finally breaking into the mainstream. Here’s a splashdown of the best waterproof phones currently on the market.