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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
Top Channel Tech
Articles 4,265

Bio

Andy is a reporter in Memphis who has been contributing to BGR since 2015. His expertise in TV shows you probably don’t like is unmatched. When he’s not writing about technology, he can be found hunched protectively over his burgeoning collection of vinyl.

Stimulus check status

Where’s my stimulus check? 4 reasons why it hasn’t arrived yet

April 17th, 2020

The IRS has started the process of sending out coronavirus stimulus checks after the Trump administration decided that direct payments to Americans would be a major part of the massive coronavirus relief legislation passed by Congress. If you’re among the Americans wondering “Where’s my stimulus check?” right now, here are some reasons why your payment …

HBO Max launch date

Some of you will get HBO Max for free when it launches in May

April 16th, 2020

HBO Max’s launch date will be revealed soon, one of the last remaining details to learn about the latest subscription-based streaming video product to launch this year. Others include NBC’s Peacock as well as Quibi, but HBO Max will come roaring out of the gate in a way that neither of those will be able …

Second wave of coronavirus

CDC director says another coronavirus wave is coming

April 16th, 2020

US officials are starting to warn people to expect a second novel coronavirus outbreak sometime next year, assuming that it has a seasonal pattern comparable to something like the flu. That’s according to CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield, who talked about that likelihood and how the US is preparing for it in an interview on …

Netflix subscribers

Millions are subscribing to Netflix during the coronavirus pandemic

April 15th, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic has dragged on, one of everybody’s go-to entertainment options, while we’re all quarantined at home, is a Netflix binge session. Accordingly, analysts are expecting a big increase in the streamer’s subscriber base when Netflix reports its latest quarterly earnings next week. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. Here’s a development everyone …

Food delivery

Instagram is helping restaurants deliver food and sell gift cards

April 15th, 2020

Scrolling through one’s Instagram feed is one way to find some distraction from the depressing coronavirus-related news headlines, but now the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has added a way users can also support small businesses that are struggling right now while they scroll. Businesses can now add stickers and buttons to their accounts that allow users …

Coronavirus sports

Dr. Fauci says there’s only one way sports can come back this year

April 15th, 2020

Everyone is trying to imagine what the post-coronavirus future will look like and just when exactly we can all enjoy some semblance of normal life again. While political leaders at the federal level in the Trump administration on down to the state and local levels work through the finer points of that reopening of the …

Coronavirus update

Rita Wilson describes the harsh physical toll of coronavirus

April 15th, 2020

Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were among the first celebrities to announce a positive coronavirus, having contracted the deadly COVID-19 virus in Australia where Hanks was shooting a film. In an interview with CBS This Morning, her first about the virus, Wilson explains the physical toll it took on the couple, as well …