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Chris Smith

Since 2014
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Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he closely follows the events in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises. Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.

Tangerine iPhone 5s Movie

We may soon see the first Oscar-worthy movie shot on an iPhone

October 12th, 2015

Whether it’s done for publicity to raise awareness or to save money during production, the iPhone can be used to replace professional cameras and even to shoot entire movies. That’s a point Apple made a while ago by using iOS devices to record entire commercials. Filmmakers listened, and earlier this year news broke that Sundance hit Tangerine …

The Martian Real Mars Locations NASA

Detailed NASA photos show where ‘The Martian’ would have been stranded on Mars

October 12th, 2015

The Martian is the talk of the town, an incredible space movie that makes traveling – and surviving on Mars – seem entirely plausible. Using technology that’s carefully inspired from what’s currently available to astronauts, Andy Weir invented an adventure in space that’s scary, yet very enjoyable. NASA certainly helped out with the movie, as director Ridley …

Getflix Netflix HBO Go Hulu VPN

Getflix frees Netflix by removing digital borders

October 12th, 2015

Streaming services are wildly popular right now, taking advantage of our insatiable need for entertainment. Music, movies and TV shows are available from a variety of companies, further encouraging cord-cutters to ditch their cable subscriptions. Sites like Netflix, HBO Go, Hulu, Amazon and others offers access to countless hours of content, though there’s one major roadblock …

4K Video Space ISS Zero-gravity Water

Watch this now: This is why we need 4K iPhones and Android phones

October 12th, 2015

A lot of people probably aren’t recording a lot of 4K videos with their smartphones, particularly if they only have a measly 16GB of storage to work with. Yet, as the following video will show you, 4K video recording can be flat-out awesome. In this particular case, we’re looking at a water droplet floating inside the International …

Google Maps Directions

Google Maps web app gets new UI: Say hello to Material Design

October 12th, 2015

Material Design is one of the cornerstones of Google’s Android when it comes to overall design and user interface elements, and the company hasn’t been shy about wanting to use the same design principles for mobile and web apps. Google has slowly updated its mobile apps to Material Design surrounding Lollipop’s launch last year, and the company is moving forward …

Dell EMC VMware Billion Purchase

Dell buys EMC in a massive $67 billion deal

October 12th, 2015

After various reports claimed that Dell had been eyeing EMC as a merger target, Dell on Monday finally confirmed it’s indeed going to purchase the company, creating a “premier end-to-end technology company.”

Hail Caesar Trailer Coen Brothers

Watch the first trailer of the Coen brothers’ movie about movies

October 12th, 2015

Liked Fargo (the movie and TV series)? The Big Lebowski? Burn After Reading? No Country for Old Men? You have the incredibly imaginative Ethan and Joel Coen to thank for these films, and many other ones. The brothers have also received Academy Awards for Fargo (in 1996) and No Country for Old Men (2008), so they …