Matthew S. Smith

Matthew S. Smith

Matthew S. 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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The ThinkPad X1 Extreme is a love letter to PC geeks

Lenovo’s ThinkPad line-up is targeted at business use, but it’s long appealed to hardcore PC geeks as well. The new X1 Extreme, which combines a powerful processor and high-resolution screen with Nvidia graphics, seems built for them…
Smart Home

Sleep Number’s 360 p5 is a smart bed, but can it solve your sleep problems?

Could a smarter bed be the key to a good night’s sleep? Sleep Number has built an entire line of smart beds, ranging from budget to flagship models, that monitor your sleep and offer a simple Sleep IQ score. Is it the secret to sleeping…
Product Review

Google Pixelbook review

Do you want the best Chromebook money can buy? Our Google Pixelbook review examines the operating system’s new flagship, which includes 2-in-1 versatility, an active stylus, and Google Assistant.
Gaming

Can Chrome replace your game console? Google’s Project Stream argues it can

Google's Project Stream wants to bring console gaming directly to your Chrome browser by streaming it over the internet. The beta holds much promise but also has room for improvement.
Computing

Everything you need to know about the Pixel Slate

Google's Slate tablet is expected to debut on October 9. Here's everything you need to know about the Pixel Slate, including important specs, expected display, and key features. See if you may prefer Google's tablet over a Chromebook!
Computing

What's the best laptop? We've reviewed a lot of them, and this is our answer

The best laptop should be one that checks all the boxes: Great battery life, beautiful design, and top-notch performance. The laptops we've chosen for our best laptops you can buy do all that — and throw in some extra features while…