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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.

Coronavirus Treatment

Researchers discovered how the body kills the coronavirus

March 17th, 2020

Research from Australia determined that the immune system’s response to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease is similar to a reaction to the flu in mild-to-moderate cases. Their findings can be used to accelerate the development of a vaccine and treatments, as well as novel tests that might be able to determine the …

Xbox Series X Price

This is the Xbox Series X’s most exciting innovation

March 17th, 2020

Xbox Series X’s specs include fast SSD storage thanks to a 1TB custom NVME solid-state drive that offers better performance than most laptop SSDs. Given the increasingly larger size of new games, 1TB might not be enough for many gamers so Microsoft is offering buyers two ways to expand storage. The Expansion Card is easily …

PS5 Release Date

PS5 news is finally here: Sony will reveal the PlayStation 5 tomorrow

March 17th, 2020

Sony revealed on Twitter the date for the PlayStation 5 announcement that fans have been waiting for. PS5 lead system architect Mark Cerny will reveal everything there is to know about the new PlayStation on Wednesday, over on Sony’s PlayStation blog. The news follows Microsoft’s surprise Xbox Series X announcement just yesterday when the company …

Coronavirus Update

Universal will release movies at home and in theaters at the same time

March 17th, 2020

Universal announced that brand new movies starting with Trolls World Tour will launch in cinemas and on streaming services on the same day. ”Day-and-Date” release will continue through the coronavirus pandemic, allowing users to watch the newest attractions from the comfort of their own home. Other recently released titles will be included in the offer, …

Google Coronavirus Website

Google’s coronavirus website delayed until later this week

March 17th, 2020

Google’s coronavirus website is still offline, as the company has delayed the launch to later this week. The website will display updated information about the COVID-19 pandemic from the WHO and CDC. Screening and testing details will also be available on the website and other Google services once it launches. Visit BGR’s homepage for more …

Xbox Series X

This is the new Xbox Wireless Controller for the Xbox Series X

March 16th, 2020

Microsoft made another surprise Xbox Series X announcement, revealing the full specs of the new console as well as more details about the new Xbox controller that will be bundled with it. The controller will feature several design improvements to enhance accessibility, Microsoft said. The Wireless Controller will also connect to a range of devices, …

Coronavirus Update

This brilliant iPhone trick might help you fight the coronavirus infection

March 16th, 2020

The COVID-19 infection lacks unique symptoms. Fever, coughing, and shortness of breath might apply to the flu and other medical conditions as well. But body temperature can and should be measured with regularity during the outbreak, especially if you’ve come in contact with a confirmed coronavirus case. The Health app can help you log fever …

AirPods Pro Lite

New AirPods leaked, but coronavirus might delay Apple’s release

March 16th, 2020

Apple’s AirPods might soon be refreshed, a new report out of Taiwan says, although the coronavirus pandemic might impact the product’s launch. It’s unclear what kind of new AirPods Apple is getting ready to launch. Previous reports referred to the upcoming version as the “AirPods Pro Lite,” suggesting a cheaper price tag for the brand …