Digital Trends Staff

Digital Trends Staff

Can Intel save Google Glass?

A quick glance at tech media, and you’ll find there’s no shortage of obits, gloomy reports, and break-up letters for Google Glass. But despite all the naysayers, Google isn’t ready to throw in the towel just yet. According to a new report…

Flipping through The Manual: Ski destinations, vintage iron, keeping kicks clean

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

The 10 best Playstation 4 games you can buy right now

Out of the massive crop of PS4 titles, we've selected a few of our favorites, games that will satiate your itchy trigger finger, tickle your funny bone, and maybe even coax out a tear or two.

Gaming

EU pushes Google for worldwide right to be forgotten

The EU wants Google to push its “right to be forgotten” policy all over the world. The Wall Street Journal reports a coalition of EU privacy regulators wants Google to extend its removal policy to all of its web domains, including .com addresses. As it…

Digital Trends Podcast - Episode 7

Topics this week include Black Friday deals, robot revolutions, the dreaded Selfie Stick and drone mistletoe.  It goes off topic fast. #turkeyselfiestick This episode of Trends with Benefits features Caleb Denison, Drew Prindle and Dan Gaul along with…

Podcasts

Blu-Ray discs getting second run as solar panels

Ah, the plight of the Blu-ray disc. Though Blu-ray was touted as superior to DVD, its introduction to the market came at a bad time, when cloud technology and high-speed Internet were blossoming. ComputerWorld released a 2014 article titled “Bye-bye…

Predictions of tablets’ demise sound familiar

At least once a year we hear something like this: “Your prediction for 2013 is the sort of death of the PC?” asks Daniel Gross of The Daily Beast. The headlines aren’t too hard to find either. This year there’s a new victim: the tablet…

On Cyber Monday, here’s how to not get cyber screwed

‘Tis the seasons for getting monster deals online – and for getting scammed by hackers and viruses. Here’s everything you need to do to make sure your Cyber Monday goes off without a hitch.

Computing

NASA’s first 3-D printer in space creates its first object

The International Space Station keeps getting all the creature comforts of a high-tech home — wi-fi, breathable atmosphere and now a 3D printer. NASA astronauts made their first 3D printed part aboard the International Space Station Tuesday. The printer and…

Let girls build spaceships, 1970s Lego note tells parents

Lego fans call the toy timeless — but words on a pamphlet in a Lego set from the 1970s are decidedly modern. The note reads: “The urge to create is equally strong in all children. Boys and girls. … You build whatever comes into your head, the way…

FBI probing ‘Anonymous’ hack on Cleveland’s website

The FBI has reportedly launched an investigation after a hacking group claimed responsibility for shutting down the city of Cleveland’s website Monday. You’ve probably heard of the group Anonymous before. The hackers says they attacked the…

FCC forces T-Mobile to alert customers of data throttling

Out of data? Well, T-Mobile has been allowing its users to maintain access to its network despite running out. But those users may have been browsing at a reduced speed without knowing it. Up to this point, T-Mobile wasn’t required to tell customers how…

Battle of the best browsers: IE vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Safari vs. Opera

The era when Google Chrome was head and shoulders above the competition has ended. Today’s popular browsers compete on a level playing field. Internet Explorer 11 — the oft overlooked Microsoft standby — has blossomed into a lean and fast browser for…

Top Microsoft Office alternatives

Microsoft Office no longer has an unquestioned stranglehold on the world of productivity suites and programs. Though Office , there are plenty of capable alternatives out there for Windows and Mac OS X. With that in mind, here are our picks for the best…

Sony Pictures targeted in bizarre corporate hack

It sounds like the stuff of cheesy hacker films — a large corporation gets hacked and all its computers display a nefarious skull claiming its deepest secrets are at stake. Well, this is real, and it happened to Sony Pictures Entertainment Monday. The hack…