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Chris Smith

Since 2014
Top Channel TECH
Articles 17,275

Bio

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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Airbnb just launched new safety features for solo travelers

June 15th, 2022

The pandemic has changed everything about daily life, including the way people work and travel. More people have been working from home than ever. Similarly, people have been unable to travel during the various lockdown periods impacting national and international travel. As a result, those who can work from home might want to travel alone, …

Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) in her Captain Marvel suit.

Ms. Marvel episode 2 has a mind-blowing Spider-Man connection

June 15th, 2022

Marvel premiered the second episode of Ms. Marvel on Wednesday. The story picks up from last week, showing us how Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) is learning to become a superhero. In the process, Marvel dropped a significant Spider-Man Easter egg we suspected was coming. Considering this development, Ms. Marvel will hopefully continue to fill in …

Apple iPad 9

New entry-level iPad’s big specs bump to include USB-C connectivity

June 15th, 2022

The cheapest iPad in Apple’s lineup is the entry-level 9th-gen iPad, which received a significant upgrade last year. The device rocks specs that are equivalent to the 2019 iPhone 11. The handset is still available in Apple’s lineup, and it’s a great bargain for anyone looking for an affordable, brand-new iPhone with a large screen. …

Apple's M2 MacBook Pro laptop.

Apple’s M2 MacBook Pro preorders start on June 17th

June 14th, 2022

Earlier this year, rumors suggested that Apple would refresh the entry-level MacBook Pro, and Apple delivered. The company announced the M2 MacBook Pro at WWDC 2022, although the brand new M2 MacBook Air got most of the attention. That’s because the 2022 Air also comes with an exciting new design, whereas the M2 MacBook Pro …

A person cleaning a driveway with a pressure washer.

Recall warning: This popular power washer can accidentally poison you

June 14th, 2022

Home products and electronic devices that malfunction can lead to all sorts of unwanted consequences. Such is the case with certain Electric Start Pressure Washers that are part of a Generac Power Systems recall. The devices can malfunction and start themselves without any user input. If that happens while they’re stored indoors, they pose a …

Apple mixed reality glasses render - side view.

Insider explains how Apple MR glasses will revolutionize the industry

June 14th, 2022

Apple is expected to revolutionize any new product category it enters because that’s what the company has always done. The list includes iTunes, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, and MacBook. Apple wasn’t first in any of those categories, yet its products set new standards in each of them, with rivals tripping over themselves to …

Google Maps reviews

Google Maps now shows toll charges for your trips

June 14th, 2022

Google announced a handy Google Maps feature a few months ago, estimates for toll charges along the chosen trip. That feature is finally rolling out widely on iPhone and Android. Toll charges are an integral part of the driving experience. Whether you drive frequently or you’re just planning a new holiday vacation, you’re likely to …