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.
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Product Review

Macbook Pro 13-inch with Retina Review

A bit chunky but powerful as ever, Apple's updated MacBook Pro 13 is back on top.
Computing

Microsoft slashes Surface Pro 3 prices by up to $150

Microsoft has put most Surface Pro 3 models on sale, and the quickest versions have been cut by up to $150, one of the largest discounts we've yet seen.
Computing

Hacker earns $225,000 at Pwn2Own 2015

The 2015 edition of Pwn2Own, a hacking event designed to find zero-day exploits, ended with one competitor over $200,000 richer. His attacks compromised Chrome, Internet Explorer 11 and Firefox.
Product Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan X Review

Ready to play every game in 4K? Nvidia's unholy GTX Titan X slays all but one.
Computing

Get the gigs! GTX 960 cards with 4GB of memory hit online retailers

Retailers have just posted the first 4GB GTX 960 video cards. They double the memory of the base card, but that doesn't mean they'll offer double the performance.
Computing

AMD reveals more about FreeSync, including monitor prices

FreeSync, AMD's rival to Nvidia G-Sync, is ready for battle with new monitor and feature announcements that lend credibility to the company's claim its solution will be cheaper and easier to use than that offered by the green…
Computing

Windows 10 Technical Preview updated to build 10041 with transparent Start Menu, task view changes

Microsoft has released the latest Windows 10 build to Insiders on the Fast track. It provides a variety of minor feature updates, such as a transparent start menu, but also contains some bugs.
Product Review

Acer Chromebook 15 Review

The biggest Chromebook ever is also one of the best.
Computing

Nvidia crams four Titan X video cards into new Digits Devbox, priced at $15,000

Nvidia is diving into the PC business with a highly specialized development box, the Digits Devbox, which contains four Titan X video cards and is designed to help program and configure neural networks.
Computing

Worried about SSD durability? A recently finished experiment will help you rest easy

A grand experiment by The Tech Report to determine the durability of solid state drives has finally come to an end, and the results are good news for anyone who needs to write terabytes of data.
Product Review

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Review

When you're done playing with the MacBook, Lenovo's X1 Carbon is ready to work.