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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
Top Channel Entertainment
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Bio

Andy Meek is a reporter based in Memphis who has covered media, entertainment, and culture for over 20 years. His work has appeared in outlets including The Guardian, Forbes, and The Financial Times, and he’s written for BGR since 2015. Andy's coverage includes technology and entertainment, and he has a particular interest in all things streaming. Over the years, he’s interviewed legendary figures in entertainment and tech that range from Stan Lee to John McAfee, Peter Thiel, and Reed Hastings.

Coronavirus USA

These are the places to avoid to stay safe from coronavirus

April 30th, 2020

Everyone is still learning new details about the novel coronavirus in real-time, as scientists and researchers continue uncovering fresh insight about the COVID-19 virus — even as the virus’ toll keeps growing. New research shows that there seems to be a greater chance of avoiding the virus in less-crowded, well-ventilated rooms. Visit BGR’s homepage for …

Stimulus check tracker

Can’t get your stimulus check info? Try this simple fix

April 30th, 2020

The coronavirus stimulus check tracker launched by the IRS has been giving many people an error message when they visit the site — a message like “payment status not available.” The IRS launched that tool after Congress passed its $2.2 trillion stimulus legislation that appropriated billions of dollars for direct checks to Americans. If you …

New Huawei phone

New Huawei phone design looks suspiciously like Samsung’s Galaxy Fold

April 29th, 2020

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei is expected to release a new foldable smartphone later this year, not long after Samsung’s follow-up to last year’s Galaxy Fold likewise hits the market. Newly disclosed patent documentation shows the new Huawei phone taking design cues from the Galaxy Fold, including with a foldable screen on the interior as well …

iOS 13 beta

iOS 13.5 makes it easier to use Face ID while wearing a face mask

April 29th, 2020

Apple released the latest beta version of iOS 13.5 as well as iPadOS 13.5 for developers on Wednesday, with the software including a few important features related to the current coronavirus pandemic. For example, the new version of the software now includes a workaround that allows for a quick unlock of your iPhone even when …

Coronavirus impact

US wireless carriers promise not to cancel your service through June 30th

April 29th, 2020

Wireless service and internet connectivity are perhaps more important now than they’ve ever been for the millions of Americans stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic. Wireless carriers like Verizon and AT&T have extended their commitment to the FCC’s Keep Americans Connected pledge that was originally set to expire in May. The pledge says …

Amex Business Platinum

This credit card from Amex makes being a business owner so much easier

April 29th, 2020

American Express is currently running a welcome offer of 75,000 points as an enticement to sign up for its Business Platinum Card® from American Express, a card that offers a host of benefits and perks for small business owners. Small business owners may be especially reliant on plastic right now as a result of the …