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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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WhatsApp won’t work on these iPhone models starting in October

May 23rd, 2022

WhatsApp is the world’s most popular chat platform, having hit 2 billion users more than two years ago. The app offers rich instant messaging features on par with other similar apps. And WhatsApp supports end-to-end encryption for texts and calls, just like Apple’s iMessage. The best part about it is that WhatsApp works on iPhone …

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Mysterious Apple network adapter hits the FCC – and it runs iOS

May 23rd, 2022

Apple should launch several iOS and iPadOS devices later this year, including the iPhone 14 and new iPads models. The iPads run iPadOS, but that’s just the name Apple uses for the tablet-optimized version of iOS. With that in mind, we don’t expect to see any other iOS devices in stores, yet the FCC just …

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Stranger Things season 4 finale is 2.5 hours long

May 22nd, 2022

Stranger Things 4 is only a few days away, with the first part (Volume 1) of season 4 set to bring the show’s first seven episodes to your Netflix account on May 27th. Volume 2 premieres on July 1st, so you won’t have too long to wait for the final two episodes. It might seem …

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Urgent fruit recall: These berries might be carrying norovirus

May 22nd, 2022

Food products that test positive for bacteria and viruses are usually recalled to reduce the risk of infection. And most food-related recalls follow positive testing for a type of bacteria, whether it’s E. coli, Salmonella, or Listeria. But viruses can also be found in food. And now, a virus is responsible for a brand new …

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Futuristic Qualcomm AR glasses go wireless for the first time

May 20th, 2022

Apple might be demoing its sophisticated mixed reality glasses only to the board, but Qualcomm is ready to show the world its next-gen Smart Viewer AR glasses featuring the Snapdragon XR2 Platform. This is a reference design like the previous-generation model, so you can’t buy it in stores. Also, like the first-gen model, the new …