Of all the tech products we used in 2020, these were our favorites

As it was for many things, 2020 was a strange year for consumer technology. Yet, despite pandemic-fueled factory closures, a widespread economic downturn, and a bunch of delayed product launches,…

Staff Picks: DT’s favorite video game of 2020

Digital Trends/Chris DeGraw After some extensive, deliberate, and difficult debates, the Digital Trends Gaming team has reached a consensus: The Last of Us Part II is our favorite game of…

Staff Picks: DT’s favorite A/V tech of 2020

Digital Trends/Chris DeGraw It’s impossible not to lead this story with a worn-out, predictable lament about being stuck at home most of 2020. The struggle to keep my two kids…

Staff Picks: DT’s favorite smart home tech of 2020

Digital Trends/Chris DeGraw At this point, smart speakers aren’t particularly new. In fact, we’ve seen countless speakers since they rose in popularity a few years ago. Amazon’s own line of…

Staff Picks: DT’s favorite automotive tech of 2020

Digital Trends/Chris DeGraw There’s no doubt that 2020 has been the year of electrification. Motivated by looming government regulations and shifting consumer demands, carmakers from all over the automotive spectrum…

Staff Picks: DT’s favorite computing tech of 2020

Digital Trends/Chris DeGraw In 2020, PCs have never been more important. It goes against the overall trend of the industry, but this is 2020 and “unprecedented” is the word of…

Staff Picks: DT’s favorite mobile tech of 2020

Digital Trends/Chris DeGraw Covering the mobile world always keeps us on our toes. With phones, tablets, wearables, and everything adjacent, there’s more than enough to keep us busy. When we…

Here are our favorite video games of 2020, from Animal Crossing to Hades

The Digital Trends team named The Last of Us Part II our game of the year for 2020. In our post detailing why, we noted that it was a contentious debate.…

Microsoft’s cloud gaming service coming to iOS and PC in spring 2021

Microsoft has announced plans to expand its cloud gaming service, formerly known as Project xCloud, to more devices in 2021. The service will be available on PC and iOS this…

When is Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul: Air date and how to watch

It’s official: The rumored exhibition match between undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and YouTube star Logan Paul is happening. The fight is being promoted through Mayweather Promotions and will air…

The Oppo Watch is very good, but it also makes me very angry

The Oppo Watch is a very confusing thing. On one hand (or should that be wrist?), it’s a highly capable, superbly made smartwatch that manages to put some much-needed pep…

5 useful smart speaker features for virtual learning at home

Your smart speakers and smart screens are really great for listening to music and controlling your smart home. But one overlooked area where they can be really useful is learning…

MetaVRse wants to make creating augmented reality apps easier than ever before

From games to education, training to commerce, augmented reality (AR) is everywhere. And now, a 3D creation platform that makes it easy to create AR experiences is debuting its services…

Boeing’s final Starliner parachute tests take it closer to astronaut flights

Bringing a space capsule back to Earth is a delicate process, with complex parachute systems playing a key role in ensuring a soft touchdown. NASA and Boeing announced this week…

Uber sells its flying-taxi business to another flying-taxi business

Uber has abandoned its effort to build a so-called “flying car,” taking it out of the race to launch an air-taxi service. Joby Aviation, which is developing its own all-electric,…