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Chris Smith

Since 2014
Top Channel TECH
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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.

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The iPhone 6s might be an even bigger nightmare for Android than we thought

October 8th, 2015

iPhone sales usually drop in the months leading up to a major iPhone launch, since more informed buyers interested in purchasing an Apple smartphone would rather wait for the new models to launch than buy last year’s device. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case for the iPhone 6 and other iPhones still being sold by Apple, which …

Apple is working on a new iPhone feature that might be the coolest thing it has ever done

October 8th, 2015

We’re all used to seeing Apple revolutionize industries with exciting new (or reimagined) technology. The company often sets new standards, becoming the de facto company rivals compare their products against – just see footage from Microsoft’s recent Surface event to see how many times Apple products were mentioned. But what Apple doesn’t do is jump on a new technology, …

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Main company behind Samsung Pay tech breached by Chinese hackers

October 7th, 2015

One of the big new features Samsung has been touting this year is Samsung Pay, or Samsung’s own Apple Pay rival that it touted as “ready to go” at more shops than Apple Pay could ever reach, as it didn’t require special hardware from retailers. At the same time, though, Chinese hackers were breaching the computer …

X-Files 2015 TV Series Preview

X-Files reboot: Chris Carter hints bad things can happen to main characters

October 7th, 2015

A six-episode 10th season of X-Files will soon debut, bringing Mulder and Scully back to TV after a thirteen-year hiatus. The show will still star David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson and premiere on January 24th, but creator Chris Carter already shared details about the upcoming series in Cannes at MIPCOM, where an episode was shown …

Harvard Loses Debate Inmates

How New York prison inmates defeated Harvard’s award-winning debate team

October 7th, 2015

You’d think that Harvard’s national debate champions would be able to win any verbal confrontation they’d be involved with, especially when it comes to debating. But you’d be wrong to assume that. Even the best lose sometimes, and Harvard’s loss is all the more surprising when you learn that a team of inmates from the Eastern …

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages Project

Google plans to fix your biggest complaint about the mobile web

October 7th, 2015

Google has an ambitious new project that aims to make the mobile web a lot faster than it already is, and it has nothing to do with improving cellular connectivity or Wi-Fi speeds. Rather than focusing on the hardware side of the business, Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages project is a new open source HTML code framework that …

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Why your iPhone 6 might feel slow now that iPhone 6s and iOS 9 are out

October 7th, 2015

Now that both iOS 9 and the iPhone 6s are out, we’re seeing a noticeable bump in iPhone users searching for reasons why their older iPhone models suddenly feel slower. In fact, history teaches us that “iPhone slow” is one of the most popular searches around new iPhone and iOS launches and it happens every year.