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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.

Apple Siri VocalIQ Purchase

Apple’s newly acquired company to transform Siri into HAL9000

October 5th, 2015

In iOS 9, Apple made Siri even smarter by giving its voice-based virtual assistant additional powers to aid iPhone and iPad owners. But Apple isn’t stopping there, as the company apparently plans to improve the quality of Siri in future updates, both when it comes to understanding human speech and predicting the user’s needs.

MacGyver 2015 TV Series Reboot

The reboot from your childhood you’ve been waiting for is finally happening

October 5th, 2015

People who think there’s nothing new on TV might be right. Studios are planning a variety of reboots this year: Movies like Lethal Weapon, Minority Report, and Limitless are getting their own TV series, while TV series including X-Files, Prison Break and Heroes are being resurrected for your entertainment. Such is also the case with MacGyver, …

iPhone 6s 3D Touch Settings

iPhone 6s’ 3D Touch: How to adjust sensitivity and even turn it off

October 5th, 2015

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have one unique feature that set them apart from other iOS devices, a new interaction model that will likely become the new norm for iPhones and iPads henceforward. Called 3D Touch, the new technology can sense pressure differences for screen touches and taps and enable certain shortcuts that make …

iPhone 6s Sales Launch

iPhone 6s launch sales in Japan weaker than iPhone 6, report says

October 5th, 2015

The iPhone 6s is currently available in a dozen markets around the world, with Apple having sold more than 13 million units during the opening weekend, a new record for the company. However, some reports insist the two new phones are not as popular with consumers as their predecessors. In Japan, current estimates say iPhone …

Scorsese De Niro Pacino Pesci 2016 Mob Movie

Confirmed: Scorsese, De Niro, Pacino and Pesci team up for mob blockbuster

October 2nd, 2015

It’s officially official: The I Heard You Paint Houses mob movie is going to start shooting next year, and none other than Robert De Niro confirmed in an interview that he’s teaming up with longtime partner in crime movies Martin Scorsese. Joining them for the ride will be two other actors that you might have …

1955 Atomic Bomb Testing HD Video

Watch: Stunning HD video of 1955 atomic bomb testing

October 2nd, 2015

The atomic bomb is one of the deadliest weapons the human species has invented so far. Capable of immense destruction, the atomic bomb is paradoxically ensuring peace between the world’s super powers that have the weapon in their arsenals. After all, nobody wants to see actual atomic bombs detonating left and right that would bring doom to …

Nexus 5X Nexus 6P Differences

My main problem with the Nexus 5X: You have to compromise

October 2nd, 2015

Earlier this week, Google unveiled the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, confirming all the rumors that came ahead of the press event. The Nexus 5X is Google’s most affordable Nexus option while the Nexus 6P is the best Nexus handset in the company’s history. Google fixed some of the complaints that surrounded the launch of the Nexus 6, …