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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 MVNO iPhone Roaming Charges

Did Apple just drop a hint about a major future iPhone feature?

October 2nd, 2015

More than one rumor has claimed in the past that Apple is preparing to launch its own mobile virtual network (MVNO) of the kind that Google is already toying with in the USA. Apple denied those reports, but there’s circumstantial evidence proving that company’s interest in this particular area. In fact, Apple’s senior vice-president Eddy …

64GB iPhone 6s Upgrade Program

Apple’s iPhone 6s marketing tricks seem to be working just fine

October 2nd, 2015

For at least one more year, Apple is selling its newest iPhone in 16GB versions, albeit the company has several iOS 9 tricks ready to compensate for the lack of additional local memory, and iCloud prices are now cheaper than ever. This marketing method, however, is still proving to be fruitful for the company, according …

Facebook Profile Video GIF

Facebook is about to get a big update: How to set up a GIF as your profile image

October 1st, 2015

Facebook announced on Wednesday that it’s making some significant changes to its mobile apps, most of them concerning your personal profile. For the first time, the company will let people use videos instead of profile pictures on iPhone and Android, to give them an even better way to show off their online identities. The new features are currently …

iPhone 6s Issues Overheating Home Speakers 3D Touch

The 4 most annoying problems with the iPhone 6s

October 1st, 2015

The iPhone 6s is now in the hands of millions of consumers who helped Apple set a new iPhone sales record this past weekend. The phone is better than its predecessor in every way, but that doesn’t mean the device is free of all flaws. After a recent report detailed a potentially annoying overheating issue affecting …

Nexus 5X 6P Secrets Wireless Charging Encryption

5 Nexus 5X and 6P secrets explained (including the silly name choices)

October 1st, 2015

Google unveiled the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P during a special media event on Tuesday, though the company wasn’t really able to surprise Nexus fans with its announcements. Multiple thorough leaks revealed the design, specs, features and pricing for the two new handsets well ahead of the event. However, Google revealed additional details about the …