Brad Bourque

Brad Bourque

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Brad Bourque is a native Portlander, devout nerd, and craft beer enthusiast. He studied creative writing at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon before returning home to Portland. Now Brad resides in North Portland, surrounded by breweries, local music, and fellow members of the Timbers Army. Say hi to him on Twitter or Instagram, and maybe you'll run across him in a game of Heroes of the Storm.
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Product Review

LG's widest monitor ever is the next best thing to VR

LG’s 38-inch ultrawide is a one-of-a-kind a monitor that’s sure to impress anyone who catches a glimpse of it. Its 21:9 aspect ratio and near-4K resolution don’t come cheap, though, so you’ll have to open your wallet as wide as the…
Gaming

Want to play Minecraft with friends? Here's how to start your own server

Whether you're hosting a server for a few friends or launching a massive effort to recreate your favorite show's world, you've got options for hosting your own Minecraft Server.
Product Review

Samsung’s quick and versatile Chromebook Pro is the future of Chrome OS

Before the Pixelbook hit the market, the Samsung Chromebook Pro was the first premium 2-in-1 Chromebook of its kind. It's portable, stylus and touchscreen-enabled, and came with the Google Play Store installed right out of the box.
Computing

Building your own PC is the best way to earn geek cred -- here’s how to do it

You could buy a PC off the shelf, or you could take matters into your own hands and pick out the parts and you want, roll up your sleeves, and put it together yourself. Here's how to build a computer, even if it's your first.
Product Review

Dell’s budget friendly gaming monitor finds a new way to make enemies

Dell’s 1440p gaming display falls into an awkward space between penny pinching gamers, and the luxurious lifestyle, but whether the S2716DG can carve out a middle class spot in the market remains to be seen.
Product Review

LG’s massive new gaming monitor sacrifices visuals on the altar of speed

LG is embracing the gamer lifestyle with a 144Hz ultrawide monitor and a coat of paint, but our LG 34UC89G review find that the monitor’s impressive specifications don’t add up to a great experience.