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Chris Smith

Since 2014
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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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Pebble creator wants to give Android its own iPhone 13 mini

May 18th, 2022

The iPhone 13 mini is the best flagship of its size, with no direct competition from Android vendors. There’s no compact Android phone right now because Android smartphone makers have traditionally focused on larger screens for flagships. Sony was a rare exception, but the company isn’t making small flagships that can take on devices like …

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iPhone 14 Pro base storage might start at 256GB

May 18th, 2022

Get any new flagship smartphone and it’ll probably come with at least 128GB of storage onboard. The only odd exception is the 2022 iPhone SE refresh, which starts at 64GB. From 128GB, you can bump the flash memory to 256GB on most devices. Some flagships go even higher, offering 512GB and 1TB storage tiers. And …

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Thor 4 director teases romance for the godly Avenger

May 18th, 2022

The title of Thor: Love and Thunder suggests a love story full of thunderous action. And that’s what we’d expect from a movie that has not one but two Thors who happen to have been romantically involved in the past. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Mighty Thor (Natalie Portman) will be reunited on screen for the …

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Disney Plus ad tier details leaked: Only 4 minutes of commercials per hour

May 18th, 2022

Reports said a few months ago that Disney is studying an ad tier subscription for its Disney Plus streaming service, without disclosing any details about the subscription option. But that was an indication that, unlike Netflix, Disney is looking to reduce prices and ensure more people keep paying a subscription, even if that means incorporating …

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How to switch cell phone carriers the easy way

May 18th, 2022

Any time you buy a new smartphone, you probably take a look at your wireless carrier to see if they have any deals. While you’re investigating which is the best phone for you, you may realize that your carrier is charging you way more than it should be. So while you can still get the …

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AirPods Pro 2 to launch alongside the iPhone 14, report claims

May 17th, 2022

Apple is widely expected to refresh the AirPods Pro this year, with various insiders offering similar AirPods Pro 2 launch claims for the product. It’s the second half of 2022, according to one analyst. Or fall 2022, according to a well-known insider. But a different leaker has another take on the matter that concerns the …