Digital Trends Staff

Digital Trends Staff

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Home Theater

Roku Express vs. Chromecast vs. Fire TV Stick vs. Roku Streaming Stick

Which streaming stick reigns supreme? We compare the features and performance of the most popular compact streaming devices to help you decide which one will fit your needs at a steal of a deal.
Android Army

Google’s Fall Event

Google’s fall event always brings a fresh batch of cutting-edge hardware from the tech giant, and this year was no different. From two new Pixel phones to a fabric-wrapped Daydream View VR headset and even Wi-Fi routers, Google fans will…
Cool Tech

Drones, VR, and brisket collide (peacefully) at Digital Trends’ TechPop Drone Show 1:23

On the rooftop of the Portland-based Hotel deLuxe's parking garage, Digital Trends hosted its third TechPop event, this time geared toward teaching those in attendance more about drones and virtual reality.

How to download iOS 10 right now

The latest version of Apple's mobile platform, iOS, has finally been released into the wild. Here's how to download the operating system, whether you prefer to do so using iTunes or an over-the-air update on your iOS device.

Make the most of the iPhone 6 with these 30 essential tricks and tips

The iPhone 6 is one of the most sophisticated smartphones in history -- if you know how to use it. Here are 30 of our favorite tips and tricks, whether you want to shift the screen down closer to your thumb or use Siri without ever touching…
Cool Tech

Inside Hooperfly’s grand plan to launch an army of homemade drones 3:16

Join our Got It Made host as he meets with Hooperfly, a Portland company that's making it easy to create drones out of ordinary household materials, and putting Portland on the unmanned aerial map in the process.
Cool Tech

Got it Made

There’s Silicon Valley in San Francisco and Silicon Alley in New York City, but tucked away in the Pacific Northwest, Portland’s Silicon Forest draws its own oddball collection of makers, tinkerers and visionaries. In our new video…

DT Giveaway: Star Trek 50th anniversary

Live long and prosper...and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek by entering our exclusive giveaway with ThinkGeek, where one winner will snag all of the fan essentials, including a phaser remote and a replica of Spock’s tricorder…

9 important trends at IFA that will shape the tech world this holiday season

Europe's biggest technology showcase, IFA 2016, sets the trends for the rest of 2016. Here's what we saw on the show floor, including a flock of 2-in-1s, awesome new tablets, and tech that'll make you a master chef.

Digital Trends Top Tech of IFA 2016 Award Winners 2:49

We have one of our largest crews ever at the IFA tech trade show in Berlin this year, and after roaming the halls and sitting in press conferences for days, here are our picks for the Top Tech of IFA.
Cool Tech

‘Alexa, what’s in the news?’ Your Echo will now read you Digital Trends headlines

Starting today, you can get the latest headlines from Digital Trends and others directly through the new Alexa Flash Briefings feature.

Trends with Benefits: Butt-blimp crashes, Tesla’s speed crown, edible batteries 29:47

Tesla claims quickest car in the world, WhatsApp gets less private, the world's largest aircraft crashed on its second flight, IFA is coming, and we found a battery you can eat.