Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman is a contributor for Digital Trends who writes about all things mobile from Apple to Zynga. Josh pulls his knowledge from years of experience using smartphones and tablets of all shapes and sizes, and has had his content featured on other top sites like MakeUseOf. Josh is a student at Vassar College.
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Mobile

Facebook’s new Messenger lets you send GIFs, track packages

At Facebook's F8 developer conference, the social media company has unveiled a new platform to power a richer Messenger experience. Now you can send GIFs, track packages, and so much more.
Computing

Here’s how to build the ultimate retro gaming machine with Raspberry Pi or Pi 2

Ready to try something new? Check out our weekend project on how to build the ultimate retro gaming machine, all with the power of the miniature, low-cost Raspberry Pi, plus a few other things.
Mobile

Verizon will begin carrying the Nexus 6 on March 12th: Here’s everything we know

The Nexus 6 is now available to buy directly from Google, plus with AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. We've got all the details on the device, plus news on how much the big new phone will cost.
Mobile

Zuckerberg wants to get people from Zambia to Ghana online (and on Facebook)

How do we get the rest of the world to start using the Internet? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg touches on helping promote access among new users within Africa, Indonesia and other new markets.
Mobile

This is Huawei’s massive, 7-inch, octa-core phablet, the Mediapad X2

Huawei is back this year with another massive phablet. The Mediapad X2 features the same huge design as last year, but now with an octa-core processor and much-needed boost in storage and memory
Mobile

ZTE’s new Grand S3 has its eyes on you with its Eyeprint scanner

ZTE is back and this time has its eyes on you. The new flagship smartphone boosts not just the hardware but the features, with new Eyeprint software to unlock your phone.
Movies & TV

How smartphones, Oreos, and hashtags have changed Super Bowl ads forever

Oreo proved back in 2013 that social media can win the Super Bowl for advertisers, but as other brands like Nationwide demonstrated during last night's game, sometimes when you try to bottle lightning, you get zapped.
Mobile

This portable device battery is waterproof and as tough as military equipment

Looking for a new external battery that can handle thick and thin? The Poseidon external battery is waterproof, shockproof, and designed to military specs.
Computing

Microsoft announces Surface Hub, a massive touch-enabled TV for productivity

Microsoft has unleashed a new touch tv to serve as your office's new meeting room centerpiece, and it's called the Surface Hub, and is designed to bridge all your Microsoft devices at the workplace.
Movies & TV

Here be dragons – or the latest seasons of Game of Thrones, Veep, and Silicon Valley this April

We've heard from HBO about the 2015 premiere dates for Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Veep. All three will premiere on one night in April, likely to an audience in the millions.
Apple

The Apple Watch isn’t out yet, but it already has a strange charging stand

The Apple Smartwatch won't be out until this spring, but we're already seeing accessories appear for it - like this swiveling charging dock called Bandstand that doubles as an all-in-one charger for your gadgets