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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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Massive Pine-Sol recall: Clorox recalls 37 million bottles of cleaner

October 26th, 2022

Clorox issued a massive recall for various Clorox products that might contain dangerous bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The action covers approximately 37 million products the company produced between January 2021 and September 2022. Thankfully, Clorox has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to date. But customers who own cleaners from the Clorox brands …

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Apple confirms the iPhone will switch from Lightning to USB-C

October 26th, 2022

We’ve been talking about the iPhone moving to USB-C connectivity instead of Lightning for years, and the iPhone 15 might be the first model to get the new charging port. It’s not as much Apple’s desire to leave Lighting behind as is pressure from regulators. The European Union has decided to make USB-C the standard …

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This might be the best way to buy Apple’s 2022 MacBook Pro

October 25th, 2022

The 2022 MacBook Pro launch is a bit confusing this year. Apple already upgraded the old design with the entry-level M2 chip. But that might not be the MacBook Pro you want to buy. Instead, the real 2022 MacBook Pro upgrade consists of refreshes to the 14-inch and 16-inch redesigned laptops that Apple released last …

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Upcoming M2 MacBook Pro laptops to feature exciting new RAM upgrade

October 25th, 2022

The launch of Apple’s M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pro models seems imminent at this point, with recent reports indicating Apple might upgrade the new machines in the very near future. Apple has already launched an M2 MacBook Pro model, but that’s the old design running on the same base M2 chip as the …

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WhatsApp is down in a major outage

October 25th, 2022

WhatsApp is one of the most popular chat apps, with about 2 billion users relying on it to exchange messages with their friends and family daily. It offers rich texting features like iMessage and is end-to-end encrypted like Apple’s default iPhone chat app. So when WhatsApp is down, people worldwide will notice and probably flock …

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Viral TikTok shows how to keep iPhone battery health at 100% for 2 years

October 24th, 2022

The iPhone 14 Pro, especially the iPhone 14 Pro Max, offers extraordinary battery life. Needless to say, that’s a feature many smartphone buyers prioritize when picking a new handset. And the iPhones already offer great battery charging speed, even if they can’t match what’s available on Android. Unfortunately, managing battery life, safety, and battery health …