Rick Stella

Rick Stella

Rick became enamored with technology the moment his parents got him an original NES for Christmas in 1991. And as they say, the rest is history. When Rick isn't creating content for Digital Trends, he spends his free time consuming any and all sports, filling his ears with music, and in a constant search for the best IPA the NW has to offer.

MH…what? Here’s an explanation on MHL and how it works with your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your HDTV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the new industry standard and its convenient functionality.

Home Theater

Catch the NBA’s final act with our guide to streaming the NBA Playoffs

With the NBA Playoffs finally upon us, we know you don't want to miss a second of the drama. Here's how to stream all the NBA Playoff action online, even for those who don't have a cable subscription.

Movies & TV

So bad it’s good? Here are 15 of the worst movies currently on Netflix

For every blockbuster streaming on Netflix, there's an equally atrocious movie eagerly awaiting a viewing. Here are 15 of the best worst movies on Netflix.

Movies & TV

With Grooveshark out of the picture, we pit Spotify against Pandora

We pit Spotify and its large library of music against Pandora and the Music Genome Project in a showdown for online music streaming supremacy.


Catch every putt at the 2015 Players Championship with our online streaming guide

The 42nd edition of The Players Championship tees off this week, and we've put together this streaming guide for catching every putt, birdie, and sand trap.

Movies & TV

10 houseboats that will make you want to give up land forever

From canals in Amsterdam to ports in Portland, here are ten of our favorite houseboats, which are equally as stunning as they are downright extravagant. They might just want to make you give up your landlubbing ways.


Catch the fight of the century with our Mayweather vs. Pacquiao watch guide

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao's mega-fight finally goes down tonight and we've put together this simple guide on where to catch all the action.

Movies & TV

Banish the bunny ears (and monthly bills) with these potent indoor antennas

When transitioning away from pay-TV service, finding the best television antenna for your area can be troublesome. We have tested some excellent solutions for indoor antennas that can be used within apartments and homes.

Home Theater

Fancred signs the Carolina Panthers and Washington Redskins as partners

Sports-themed social site Fancred just scored three big partners, teaming up with the Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins, and University of Maryland.


Brew a fine cup of joe with one of these five great coffee makers

Everybody loves a good cup of coffee, but finding a suitable coffee machine tends to frustrate and annoy. Take a look at our five picks for the best coffee makers currently on the market.


Embrace the future of gaming with one of these 5 great PS4 bundle deals

Now nearing its 18-month anniversary, the Sony PlayStation 4 is just now finally coming into its own. Check out our brief roundup of the best PS4 bundles if you're looking to make the jump to the next-gen system, whether you're looking to pick up an extra…


12 pro-caliber videos you won’t believe were shot on an iPhone

Who says you need expensive cinematography gear to make great movies? Check out these filmmakers who used Apple's iPhone and iPad to make stunning, Hollywood-quality films.


Snap and edit pictures like a pro with these great Android photo apps

Take full advantage of your Android smartphone's built-in camera with one of these great photo apps available within the Google Play Store. Best part: Nearly all are completely free.


Catch every inning of the 2015 MLB season with our online streaming guide

With the 2015 MLB season in full swing, we know you don't want to miss a single pitch. Here's our guide to the best places for streaming Major League Baseball games online.

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