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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.

Surface Book Battery Life Tablet Mode

How long does the Surface Book’s battery last in tablet mode?

October 8th, 2015

Microsoft said during its massive Windows 10 hardware event earlier this week that the “ultimate” Surface Book laptop will last 12 hours on a single charge. But that’s in laptop mode when the tablet part is attached to the keyboard dock. The more important question is how much battery life you’d get in tablet mode when it’s …

Light L16 Point-and-Shoot DSLR

New point-and-shoot camera with 16 sensors can replace your pricey DSLR and lens kit

October 8th, 2015

It’s increasingly clear that mobile devices, especially flagship smartphones, can offer a camera experience that’s on par with most point-and-shoot cameras. Some even approach DSLR territory. In fact, the iPhone has been the most popular camera on Flickr for years, with competing devices usually aiming to beat Apple’s benchmark. A recent video showed that the …

Surface Book MacBook Pro Specs Price Performance

Does Surface Book really crush the MacBook Pro? Microsoft’s bold claim has a big asterisk

October 8th, 2015

Microsoft woweed its audience earlier this week with the announcement of its Surface Book, which is basically a beefed up version of the Surface Pro 4. Dubbed as the “ultimate laptop,” the new computer is an impressive 13.5-inch Windows 10 tablet and one of Microsoft’s best creations to date. But the company apparently also misrepresented what the Surface Book can do …

iPhone 6s Nikon DSLR Video 4K

Pro photographer says iPhone 6s shoots better video than a Nikon DSLR

October 8th, 2015

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have better cameras than any of their predecessors, and early photo and video recording tests have proven that Apple is once again setting a new standard for smartphone photography. But the new iPhones aren’t better solely when it comes to photos, because videos are vastly improved as well. One pro …

iPhone 6 Android iPhone 6s

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, …