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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Gaming

Here is our ‘World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth’ leveling guide

This 'World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth' leveling guide will help you quickly rise from level to the new expansion's maximum of 120. Most of these tips work even for new players who've never touched the game before.
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…
Gaming

'World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth' goes live today. Here's what you must know

'World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth' is the latest expansion for the now 14-year-old MMORPG. It goes back to the roots of the Alliance vs. Horde conflict. Here's everything you need to know including features, armor, races, and launch…
Virtual Reality

Magic Leap One no longer asks for a leap of imagination. Here's how it works

The Magic Leap One AR headset is now available for a rather hefty price. Here's everything you need to know about the device including the price, where it can be purchased, the hardware powering Magic Leap's goggles and more.
Computing

What matters (and what doesn’t) when buying a gaming desktop

Gaming desktops are still king of the PC hill, but there's a staggering variety of companies and components to choose from. This guide cuts through the confusion so you can buy an amazing gaming PC at a surprisingly low price.
Gaming

‘Warframe’ gives polish the middle finger, and fans love it

Most games seek elegance. Warframe takes a very different approach. It achieves greatness through a complete disregard for what should be possible, and the result is a wonderful mess.