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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.

Yosemite Handoff Continuity Support

Yosemite’s coolest feature may not be available to all Mac users

June 16th, 2014

One of the coolest software features Apple unveiled on stage during WWDC 2014 may not be available to all iOS and Mac users, German publication Apfeleimer speculates. “Continuity” / “Handoff” or the ability of iOS 8 and Yosemite users to pick up actions started on one platform and continue them on the other – including calling …

AT&T Customer Data Breach

AT&T confirms inside job responsible for customer data breach

June 16th, 2014

AT&T late last week confirmed that three employees of one of the company’s vendors accessed personal data belonging to some of its customers for almost two weeks in April. The company did not say how many accounts were affected during the data breach, or why it took so long to confirm it.

LG G3 Specs and Prime Trademark

The LG G3 might be outdated by the time it finally launches in the U.S.

June 13th, 2014

The LG G3 flagship handset is yet to hit most markets including the U.S., but new reports already detail an even better G3 version than the one unveiled a few weeks ago. According to South Korean publication Naver, a G3 model with a faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and a faster MDM9635 modem that would …

iPhone 6 and iWatch Specs

Apple reportedly has enough sapphire for massive iPhone 6 and iWatch launches

June 13th, 2014

Apple’s interest in sapphire glass is no longer a secret even if the company is not willing to talk very much about its partnership with GT Advanced Technologies. While many reports have suggested the upcoming iPhone 6 and iWatch will pack sapphire displays, a new report published on Seeking Alpha now claims that Apple has what …

Xbox One Aaron Paul TV Ad

This is either the worst Xbox One ad Microsoft has ever made, or the best

June 13th, 2014

Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul stars in a brand new Xbox One TV commercial that highlights one of the console’s main features, its Kinect voice commands. Of course, this might be a strange choice for Microsoft considering the ad is basically promoting the Kinect-less cheaper console that starts at $399.99. While the ad is supposed to be simple …

Google Fit Android Health App

Details leak for one of Google’s biggest I/O announcements

June 13th, 2014

Google will apparently unveil a new health-related platform of its own at Google I/O in late June, following the failed Google Health initiative from a few years ago, Forbes has learned. The new service will be called Google Fit, and will allow smart wearable devices to connect to Android handsets and tablets to collect health and …

Tesla Electic Car Technology

Tesla wants carmakers to shamelessly copy its electric cars

June 13th, 2014

Unlike other tech giants who spend plenty of money and cash in courts on patent-related lawsuits, Tesla wants others to copy its technology to make electric cars, as the carmaker has announced that all its tech discoveries will be available to competitors free of charge, and lawsuit-free.