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.

Technology to prevent train accidents exists, but Congress may delay its implementation

Technology exists that forces trains to slow down or stop if they are driving too fast, but federal funding and other concerns delay its implementation. It's possible this tech could have prevented the derailment in Philadelphia that killed…

Microsoft’s new free Visual Studio Code app makes coding easier

At BUILD 2015, Microsoft announced a brand new app for developing code called Visual Studio Code. The software offers free intelligent code analysis along with deep integration with Visual Studio

How the Apple Watch will help make Android Wear a huge hit

Believe it or not, after the Apple Watch is good news for all smartwatches, even Android Wear. Thanks to Apple's focus on style, app support, and square designs, other smartwatches will start to become more appealing.
Product Review

ZTE Grand X Max+ Review

ZTE's Grand X Max+ looks cheap, feels cheap, and at $220, dang is it cheap.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.