Matt Smith

Matt Smith

Matt Smith is a writer, computing guru, gamer and geek hailing from Portland, Oregon. He is editor of the @DigitalTrends computing section.
Product Review

Dell Latitude 13 7370 Review

Dell's svelte Latitude 13 comes cloaked in carbon fiber, but it's no supercar.
Product Review

Asus Zenbook UX305UA Review

Practice makes perfect. Asus' latest Zenbook is a no-nonsense knockout.

The smartphone’s scattershot future looks a lot like the PC’s past

Smartphones aren’t novel anymore. Now that everyone has one, the rapid advancements that marked the dawn of the smartphone age will give way to an age of different shapes, sizes, and speeds.
Virtual Reality

Can a shock bracelet really soothe VR nausea? We lined up testers to find out

The Reliefband is a wearable that claims to cure motion sickness, including that caused by a virtual reality headset. But is the cure based on real science, or is it a virtual fraud?
Product Review

Origin Chronos (2016) Review

Origin's Chronos is quicker than your desktop, and half the size.
Product Review

Lenovo ThinkPad P50 Review

They don't make 'em like they used to, except for Lenovo's trusty ThinkPad P50
Product Review

Eizo Foris FS2735 Review

Eizo’s Foris FS2735 gaming monitor is awesomely expensive.

Microsoft’s latest Windows Insider build is basically the Windows 10 Anniversary update

Microsoft's latest Preview build, 14328, is essentially the Windows 10 Anniversary update in beta form. It has Windows Ink, Cortana improvements, and countless minor tweaks that refine the user experience.

5 great Bluetooth keyboards for your tablet or laptop

Want to do more with your tablet than surf the web and watch videos? If so, you need a Bluetooth keyboard. Many have shoved themselves on to stores shelves, but only a handful are worth your money.

Chromebook for Work, liquid-cooled 2-in-1 steal the show at Acer’s New York PC refresh

Acer went all-in on the PC at a NYC event, refreshing a broad swatch of its line-up. The new hardware includes the first Chromebook for Work and a fanless 2-in-1 with liquid cooling.

Want to add a powerful PC to your cluttered desk? HP's Z1 G3 all-in-one will fit 3:25

HP has shrunk its all-in-one workstation, reducing the display size from 27 to 23.6 inches, but the PC has retained its user serviceability and can still equip the quickest Intel processors.

While VR submerges you in other worlds, HoloLens just lets you peek

Microsoft’s latest HoloLens demo, made available at BUILD 2016, is ambitious in scale and disarming in its honesty. But it also highlights the headset’s limitations in ways that weren’t obvious before.