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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.

Coronavirus Deaths

A woman in her 30s died of coronavirus on a flight

October 20th, 2020

A woman in her 30s died of coronavirus complications on a flight this summer. The woman received oxygen but ultimately died on the jetway. She suffered from undisclosed high-risk health problems. The COVID-19 patient died in late July, but her COVID-19 diagnosis was just announced. The mortality rate of COVID-19 is low, and most people …

Coronavirus Spread

China CDC says you can get coronavirus from frozen food packaging

October 19th, 2020

The Chinese CDC has concluded that the recent Qingdao outbreak started after two people were infected from handling contaminated frozen food packages. The conclusions seem to be in line with what is known about the virus so far. SARS-CoV-2 can survive on surfaces for hours, it lives longer in dark, cold places, and fomite transmission …

Coronavirus Immunity

This is the best news you’ll read all week about the coronavirus

October 19th, 2020

Immunity to the novel coronavirus virus has been the subject of several studies. It’s not important just for managing patients and public health measures, but also for the development of vaccines and vaccination guidelines. A brand new study shows that coronavirus immunity can last anywhere between five to seven months, with researchers speculating that it …

80W Wireless Charger

This wireless charger needs under 20 minutes for a full recharge

October 19th, 2020

Smartphone wireless charging speeds go up to 80W, thanks to the advancements made by Chinese handset maker Xiaomi. A typical smartphone battery of 4,000 mAh can be fully recharged in under 20 minutes with the 80W wireless charger from Xiaomi. The previous record belonged to Oppo’s 65W wireless charger, also launched this year. Apple’s MagSafe …