Nick Hastings

Nick Hastings

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Nick is a Portland native and a graduate of Saint Mary's College of California with a Bachelor's of Communication. Nick's writing background is in sports and gaming, and he maintains a contentious love-hate relationship with the Portland Trail Blazers. Other interests include: hip-hop music, street tacos, endlessly quoting 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'
Home Theater

What is Netflix Roulette, and how exactly does it work?

For years, educated viewers have been using Netflix Roulette to broaden their horizons. The web app can help you find movies and shows you'd never think to watch! What exactly is it, though, and how do you use it? We explain.

Tired of paying a monthly fee for Word? Here are the best alternatives to Microsoft Office

Looking for a competent word processor that isn't Microsoft Word? Thankfully, the best alternatives to Microsoft Office offer robust features, expansive compatibility, and an all-too-familiar aesthetic. Here are our favorites.
Product Review

Ditch cables for just $50 with the Monoprice True Wireless Earphones

Looking for a cheap set of fully wireless earbuds?. We checked out the $50 Monoprice True Wireless Earphones, and while they're hardly spectacular, they're comfortable, reliable, and -- best of all -- affordable.
Movies & TV

Matt Groening’s Netflix series ‘Disenchantment’ debuts its first trailer

Matt Groening's new animated series, Disenchantment, is set to arrive on Netflix this summer. The show follows a princess, her personal demon, and their elf friend in a high-fantasy setting.
Movies & TV

Save a few bucks with the best free feature-length movies on YouTube

Bank account emptier than you thought? Check out our curated list of the best full movies on YouTube to find feature-length flicks that are free, legally uploaded, and actually worth watching.
Product Review

Sennheiser’s first workout headphones will please gym goers and music lovers alike

We’ve written lots of glowing reviews about Sennheiser tech. The company’s latest effort – its first foray into the workout world – are the CX Sport, wireless in-ear headphones with a slick, modern look. Here are our thoughts.