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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.

Play button on the screen of iPad and AirPods Pro on a dark wooden surface.

AirPods Pro 2 to launch in late 2022 without USB-C charging

May 24th, 2022

Apple is widely expected to announce the next-gen AirPods Pro model in the second half of the year. A recent report offered a tentative launch date for the AirPods Pro 2, indicating that Apple might unveil the new wireless earphones at the same time as the iPhone 14 this September. The same report said that …

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Apple iPhone 14 release: Will manufacturing restrictions delay the launch?

May 24th, 2022

The iPhone 14 series should get a September release date like most of its predecessors, but delays aren’t necessarily out of the question. We’ve seen Apple delay certain iPhone models in the past, although only the iPhone 12 launch triggered an announcement delay. That was back in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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Chrome just gave searching an upgrade with Google Lens

May 24th, 2022

Google Chrome just got a new feature that should excite some users. Google is making it easier than ever to perform Google Lens image searches inside the Chrome browser. It all happens on the page where you found the image of interest, with results showing up in a panel that opens alongside the page. That …

Google Maps Street View: A horse eating a banana in Canada.

Google Maps now lets you travel back in time on iPhone and Android

May 24th, 2022

Google is celebrating 15 years of Street View support in Google Maps by adding an exciting feature to the iPhone and Android versions of the app. You can now travel back in time using Street View, and access available imagery for various locations from different points in time. That’s not the only new Street View …

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EA in talks with Apple, Amazon, and Disney as it seeks a buyer

May 23rd, 2022

Apple buying gaming studio EA might seem like a strange proposition, but it wouldn’t be the craziest deal we’ve seen in recent months. Microsoft bought Activision Blizzard for $69 billion. Then, Sony got Bungie for $3.6 billion. Microsoft and Sony are active players in the console gaming business, so the acquisitions are logical developments. Apple …

Black-Panther

The Black Panther 2 villain might have just leaked

May 23rd, 2022

With Doctor Strange 2 approaching $1 billion at the box office and the Thor 4 release closing in, we’ll soon see more and more Black Panther 2 rumors. The biggest question on everyone’s mind is who will replace T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) as Black Panther, and that’s probably a Wakanda Forever secret that Marvel will guard …