K. T. Bradford

K. T. Bradford

Former Digital Trends Contributor
K. T Bradford is a lover of gadgets and all things geek. Prior to writing for Digital Trends she cut her teeth on tech writing at Laptop Magazine as the News Editor. Her reviews, insights, and proof of geek cred can also be found at GottaBeMobile, the late, lamented Tecca.com, io9, and Black Enterprise magazine. Besides indulging her gadget nerditry, she also writes essays on pop culture and writes science fiction.

Flipboard 2.0 update comes to Android, brings magazines and updated search

Flipboard 2.0, which launched on iOS weeks ago, finally comes to Android phones and tablets. Now 'droid owners can read and create magazines and take advantage of the app's better search function.


Want a Nook Simple Touch for just $20? There is a catch … you have to go to Radio Shack

Barnes & Noble Nook devices are getting discounts all over the place. This time it's the two year old Nook Simple Touch going for a super low price. To get one of these you'll have to go into a Radio Shack in person, but this eReader is worth it.


Galaxy S4 vs. Galaxy S3: In-depth comparison

The Galaxy S4 may be Samsung's newest baby, but the Galaxy S3 is still a good phone. Now that it's "old" you can get it for $100 less at some carriers. Should you go for the lower priced Galaxy or is the S4 that much better?


Tested: Apps that turn your smartphone into a photo assistant

Camera makers are increasingly adding Wi-Fi and building smartphone apps to make their products more connected. We take a look at four such apps that add wireless functionalities like image transfer and remote operation.


Sony Vaio Fit E 15 Review

Sony's new VAIO Fit E series laptops feature solid and basic (but attractive) design and a wide range of configuration options, including a full HD touchscreen. But beware: adding…

  • Pros: Attractive, streamlined design , Comfortable keyboard…
  • Cons: Glossy display not bright enough to mitigate reflections…

Hands on: Nook HD and HD+ are much improved thanks to Google Play

Want to know how the Nook HD and HD+ will work once the update brings the Google Play store (and the 700,000+ apps in it) to Barnes & Noble's tablets? We go hands-on with the update to see what's different and what remains the same.


HP’s Probook line gets a design upgrade, still all business

The HP Probook 400 series is made for serious business but looks more like something you should envy. HP brings together slick design with enterprise-level specs and performance to create notebooks that will keep you looking good while you work hard.


Good deal: Nook HD and Nook HD+ down to $150 and $180 until May 12

Barnes & Noble drastically cut the price of the Nook HD and Nook HD+ for just one week ahead of Mother's Day. Now that both tablets are under $200 and include the Google Play store, the competition looks pretty stiff.


Google Play Store coming to Nook HD and Nook HD+ today

Barnes & Noble's Nook HD and HD+ are getting a major upgrade: access to the official Google Play store and all the apps that come with it. Will this make the Nook tablets competitive with the Nexus 7 and finally trounce the Kindle Fire HD?


Hands on: BlueAnt’s Ribbon makes any pair of headphone wireless

We’ve come to appreciate the power of Bluetooth more and more these past years. Particularly since smartphone screens started getting bigger and holding one up to your face…

  • Pros: Adds functionality to Android phones , Lets you use any…
  • Cons: $70 price is a little steep , Accompanying apps are lacking…

Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One: In-depth comparison

Samsung finally unveiled their newest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, but how does it stack up against the competition. We compared the specs on it to those found on the HTC One. The results? It's a tight race!


Galaxy S4 Camera Impressions: Thanks to the Galaxy Cam, Samsung finally nails photos

After lagging behind HTC and the iPhone for so long, Samsung finally steps up their camera game with the Galaxy S4. Not only is the camera great, but it's backed up by a ton of photo-enhancing features and settings. We go in deep and test each one.


The S4 has a Galaxy of features; here are the 10 best

You can spend hours digging through all of the Samsung Galaxy S4's many, many features and gestures and controls and settings, or you can read our deep dive into the best of them to find the ones that will work best for you.


Samsung Galaxy S4 Review

We review the Samsung Galaxy S4, which builds on all that was good about the S3 and piles on the apps, but struggles when it comes to battery life.

  • Pros: Comfortable, lightweight, attractive design , Access to…
  • Cons: TouchWiz has cartoony design , Some features only work with…

iPad Mini vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0: Battle of the 8-inch tablets

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 is a well-rounded tablet that's just as good at content creation as consumption, but can it truly compete with Apple's iPad Mini? Both tablets are about the same size - compare them side by side and some aspects stick out.