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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Eizo Foris FS2735 Review

Eizo’s Foris FS2735 gaming monitor is awesomely expensive.
Computing

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.
Computing

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.
Computing

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.
Computing

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.
Product Review

Oculus Rift Review

The Oculus Rift is an overwhelming disappointment, and might make you hurl.
Computing

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.
Computing

Microsoft’s vision of the future is Skynet for ordering pizza

Microsoft isn’t a big name in AI, but Redmond’s top management wants to change that. The company envisions a world full of bots, and the consequences of that vision could change the world.
Computing

Is Microsoft shifting its focus again, or losing it?

Microsoft’s Build 2016 wasn’t the most exciting two and a half hours, and light on Windows features or products, but it gave the company a chance to outline its new AI platforms that developers can easily harness for their own software.
Product Review

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Review

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga trades in suit slacks for stretch pants.
Product Review

HP Dreamcolor Z32x Review

Staring into HP’s 32-inch DreamColor is like looking through a window.
Product Review

Dell XPS 13 (Skylake) Review

Dell's XPS 13 still sets the bar other ultrabooks must clear.