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An Elden Ring character stands on a cliff in front of text that says Game of the Year 2022.

Staff picks: Why Elden Ring is our 2022 game of the year

Staff picks: Why Elden Ring is our 2022 game of the year

It's probably no surprise that Elden Ring won our game of the year award. But it almost didn't.
Bill Murray drives a car with a groundhog in Groundhog Day.

The 5 best comedies ever made

The 5 best comedies ever made

From a social satire about nuclear bombs to a rowdy road trip, the best comedies ever made are the perfect balm whenever you're feeling down.
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Forget the haters, The Super Mario Bros. Movie actually looks awesome

Forget the haters, The Super Mario Bros. Movie actually looks awesome

The latest trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie has been released, and it looks like the film may actually be great.
Alan Truly enjoying using a Meta Quest Pro

Here’s what I’ve learned after using the Quest Pro for one month

Here’s what I’ve learned after using the Quest Pro for one month

Is the Quest Pro the right VR headset for you? We answer your questions about image clarity, mixed reality, sleepy eyes, battery life, and software gltiches.
Dynamic Island padlock icon on the iPhone 14 Pro.

The iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island needs to get a lot more useful, fast

The iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island needs to get a lot more useful, fast

The Dynamic Island is one of the main reasons you consider the iPhone 14 Pro, but it hasn't got as useful as we hoped, even several months after release.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 alongside the tenth-gen iPad.

Forget Apple’s newest iPad — the Galaxy Tab S8 should be your next tablet

Forget Apple’s newest iPad — the Galaxy Tab S8 should be your next tablet

The 10th-gen iPad redefines Apple's entry-level tablet and aims for computing glory, but Samsung's Galaxy Tab S8 is miles ahead from every angle.
An OlliOlli World skateboarder stands in front of text that says 2022 Indie Hidden Gems.

The best indie hidden gems of 2022: 10 excellent games you can’t miss

The best indie hidden gems of 2022: 10 excellent games you can’t miss

Don't say goodbye to your 2022 backlog without checking out these 10 fantastic indie games.
Video game characters stand in front of text that says The 10 Best Video Games of 2022.

The 10 best video games of 2022

The 10 best video games of 2022

From an enormous fantasy epic to a $5 indie game that we couldn't put down, these are our favorite games of 2022.
OnePlus 10T camera module.

4 tech collabs we want to see on the OnePlus Featuring co-creation platform

4 tech collabs we want to see on the OnePlus Featuring co-creation platform

OnePlus is making a mechanical keyboard with experts Keychron, the first in its new OnePlus Featuring initiative. Here are 4 more products we want to see.
Two lovers look at each other in Lady Chatterley's Lover.

Love, sex, and making the old new again in Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Love, sex, and making the old new again in Lady Chatterley’s Lover

In a conversation with Digital Trends, director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre talks about love, sex, and updating a classic with her film Lady Chatterley's Lover.
Spider-Man panicking.

12 new Marvel characters we want to see in the Spider-Man 4 movie

12 new Marvel characters we want to see in the Spider-Man 4 movie

There are many new characters Tom Holland's Spider-Man could meet in his upcoming fourth solo film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here are 12 possibilities.
The Apple Watch Series 8 and Galaxy Watch 5.

Apple Health vs. Samsung Health? What I learned after using both

Apple Health vs. Samsung Health? What I learned after using both

Apple and Samsung make the best smartwatches you can buy, but what about the apps that track your health? We compare Apple Health to Samsung Health.
Kratos sternly looks at Atreus in God of War: Ragnarok.

It’s time we learn to value all-ages games as much as ‘mature’ ones

It’s time we learn to value all-ages games as much as ‘mature’ ones

This year's Game Awards nominees highlight a difference in how we see all-ages games versus mature ones.
Woman by pool with Apple AirPods earbuds and an e-reader.

These are the wireless earbuds I’m taking on a beach vacation

These are the wireless earbuds I’m taking on a beach vacation

Wondering which wireless earbuds or headphones are right for your next vacation? So am I. Let's take a look at some of the best options.
The Shargeek Storm 2 battery and Shargeek Retro 35W charger.

This retro battery pack is way cooler than it has any right to be

This retro battery pack is way cooler than it has any right to be

The Shargeek Storm 2 and Retro 35 Watt charger make typically boring tech exciting with creative design.
Alan Truly is wearing his Quest Pro and holding a laptop with a message: M1 MacBook Air gets the week off.

I replaced my MacBook with a Quest Pro for a full work week. Here’s what happened

I replaced my MacBook with a Quest Pro for a full work week. Here’s what happened

To put the Meta Quest Pro to the test as a VR headset designed for work, I left my MacBook Air untouched for a full week of virtual reality productivity.
Simon "Ghost" Riley holding weapon and aiming down for Modern Warfare II promo art.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 contains the series’ most uncomfortable mission yet

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 contains the series’ most uncomfortable mission yet

Modern Warfare 2's uncomfortable Borderline mission is messy and bleak, failing to provide the real political commentary it needs to work.
Zeke from Manifest looking sad, Cal in a hospital bed behind him.

Manifest season 4, part 1 ending explained

Manifest season 4, part 1 ending explained

Manifest season 3 ended on a cliffhanger, but Netflix brought the show back for a fourth and final season, and we recap pivotal moments in part 1.
A hand holding the RTX 4090 GPU.

Why I refuse to buy The Callisto Protocol on PC, even with an RTX 4090

Why I refuse to buy The Callisto Protocol on PC, even with an RTX 4090

Despite being one of the biggest releases of the year, The Callisto Protocol's PC port looks like a technical nightmare.
Most innovative products of 2022

The most innovative tech products of 2022

The most innovative tech products of 2022

We tested a lot of products in 2022, but these are the ones that stood out from the rest of the pack and brought something new to the table
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The most innovative gaming tech of 2022

The most innovative gaming tech of 2022

There may not have been any big home console launches in 2022, but this year has been pivotal for for the future of gaming hardware.
Alienware 34-inch QD-OLED monitor

The most innovative monitors of 2022

The most innovative monitors of 2022

Monitors had a big year, especially in the realm of innovative form factors and new technology.
QD-OLED panel technology

The most innovative TV tech of 2022

The most innovative TV tech of 2022

2022 was an amazing year for TVs as the showdown between OLED and QLED panels has given us the best of both worlds with stunning QD-OLED innovation.
Apple TV 4k (2022) on purple background

The most innovative streaming devices of 2022

The most innovative streaming devices of 2022

Apple TV 4K and Amazon Fire TV Cube didn't change a lot in 2022, but they did get better, innovating out of iteration.
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The most innovative headphones of 2022

The most innovative headphones of 2022

2022 saw tons of new headphones and earbuds. And while many offered rock-solid improvements to the formula, these are the ones that stood out from the crowd.
Chloe Grace Moretz wears a strange machine on her head in a scene from The Peripheral.

The Peripheral’s ending explained

The Peripheral’s ending explained

The Peripheral's ending leaves plenty of lingering questions for a potential second season and Digital Trends reveals what happened in the season one finale.
The Lord of the Rings Return of the King Extended Edition

5 best movie threequels

5 best movie threequels

Making one of the best movie threequels is no easy task, but these movies, from Indiana Jones to James Bond, managed to thrill us the third time around.
The iPhone 8 with the iOS 16 lockscreen.

I thought iOS 16 would ruin my iPhone 8, but it shocked me

I thought iOS 16 would ruin my iPhone 8, but it shocked me

Apple's latest OS, iOS 16, is available for the iPhone 8. Using such old hardware with such new software surely can't be a good experience. Right?
House buried in snow by blizzard.

The truth about outdoor smart home gadgets and extreme cold

The truth about outdoor smart home gadgets and extreme cold

Has your smart camera or smart light frozen solid? It's frustrating, but is it normal and can it be prevented?
The back of the Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel 6 Pro.

These 6 things could make the Pixel 7a the perfect Google phone

These 6 things could make the Pixel 7a the perfect Google phone

What does the Google Pixel 7a need to beat the already great Pixel 6a? We sat down and came up with six things it needs to have to be a winner.
Zendaya and Tom Holland in Spider-Man: No Way Home.

What are the top 5 highest-grossing MCU movies so far?

What are the top 5 highest-grossing MCU movies so far?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the highest-grossing film franchise of all time. Find out which five MCU movies are at the top of the list.
Apple Watch Ultra, purple background

The most innovative smartwatches and wearables of 2022

The most innovative smartwatches and wearables of 2022

We saw a lot of interesting smartwatches and wearables come out in 2022. Here are the most innovative ones for the year.
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The most innovative smartphones of 2022

The most innovative smartphones of 2022

2022 has been a great year for smartphones, but which ones went above and beyond what we expected? Here are the most innovative phones of the year.
Samsung galaxy tab S8 ultra on purple background

The most innovative tablets of 2022

The most innovative tablets of 2022

It's been an interesting year for tablets, but among so many powerful options, few stood out with anything really innovative. Here's what 2022 brought us.