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Andy Meek

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Since 2015
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Andy Meek is a reporter 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.

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Apple study: People love these rival apps more than ours

April 7th, 2022

Apple shared the results of a study on Thursday, April 7, about the iPhone maker’s App Store which offers, among other things, an interesting finding about its customers’ preferences. One of the highlights from this Apple-funded study (which you can read about in full right here) that was conducted by economists at Analysis Group is …

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Netflix just released its new Elon Musk documentary

April 7th, 2022

Netflix’s new Elon Musk-focused documentary Return to Space is attracting mixed reviews, some of which lambast the film as fawning portraiture. But given the fact that the subject is Musk, that’s not necessarily a big surprise. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX (and newly minted Twitter board member) is nothing if not a perfectly modern …

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This Google Maps update is perfect for anyone planning a summer getaway

April 6th, 2022

Google Maps has long been my mobile map application of choice, although Apple’s rival offering Apple Maps has certainly restored parity between the two services in recent years. For me, Google Maps is a combination Yelp-like service, maps app, and phone dialer, because nine times out of 10 the business I’m looking up through Google …

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This new Netflix true-crime docuseries is shocking viewers

April 6th, 2022

One of the clearest indications of the horror that awaits viewers of Netflix’s newest true-crime series — Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story — comes from a review in The Guardian, of all places. You might, for example, expect a certain refinement of manner from a UK print journalist. But that review of Netflix’s new …

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Netflix just released a shocking Bridgerton statistic

April 5th, 2022

Netflix subscribers can’t get enough of the Regency-era world of Bridgerton, the two seasons of which that are available on the streamer accounted for more than 300 million hours viewed globally for the 7-day period that ended on April 3. That’s according to Netflix’s latest global Top 10 ranking, which the streamer publishes every week …