Brandon Widder

Brandon Widder

Brandon Widder is a multimedia journalist and a staff writer for Digital Trends where he covers technology news, how-to guides, best-of pieces and more. In his free time, he moonlights as a freelance music writer for the Portland alt-weekly, Willamette Week, and other publications in the Pacific Northwest. He is currently based out of Portland, OR.
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Mobile

How to play Steam games on Android

With Steam Link, you can officially bypass your laptop or desktop computer and play games directly on your Android device using a number of different controllers. Here's what you need to know to get started.
Gaming

The best PS3 games of all time

Choosing the right PlayStation 3 game can be a conundrum, especially when there are nearly 1,500 titles to choose from. Thankfully, we've rounded up the best games to have ever made it to the platform.
Mobile

Automate your life with Apple Workflow, the most powerful app you’re not using

Automation is key when it comes to saving time, but not everyone knows how to automate tasks in iOS. With Workflow, you can cut back on the amount time you spend performing everyday tasks. Here's how.
Emerging Tech

The ForwardX Ovis is the first smart suitcase custom-built to follow you

Luggage is only getting smarter. Case in point? The autonomous Ovis, a suitcase specifically designed to charge your gadgets while on the move and follow you throughout the airport terminal.
Mobile

Smartphone face-off: Galaxy S9 Intelligent Scan vs iPhone Face ID

The Galaxy S9 and iPhone X both utilize the latest in facial recognition software, but how do the two pieces of tech compare in terms of sheer speed? We pitted them against one another to find out.
Mobile

Wish your Galaxy S9 were a Pixel? Here’s how to make it look like stock Android

Not everyone is pleased with Android Oreo -- after all, some people still prefer the "vanilla" version of Android above all else. Luckily, you can easily set up Samsung's latest headsets to be a bit more basic. Here's how.