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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.

PS5 Price vs. Xbox Series X

Xbox Series X official specs may confirm a key PS5 feature

March 16th, 2020

In another surprise announcement, Microsoft released the full specs sheet for the Xbox Series X on Monday, including RAM and storage details. Considering the PS5 and new Xbox will share several main specs, it’s likely that Sony will match Microsoft when it comes to SSD capacity. That means the PlayStation 5 should ship with 1TB …

Google Maps Directions

One of the best Google Maps features just got even better

March 16th, 2020

One of Google Maps’ best features has received a new update that will let users access it faster than ever. Announced a few weeks ago, the feature concerns Live View, a Google Maps navigation for walking that uses real-time imagery for the camera to direct users to the desired destination. The new feature is now …

Google Coronavirus Website

Google says it’s building Trump’s coronavirus website it didn’t know it was building

March 15th, 2020

Google this weekend announced that it’s working with the US government on a nationwide COVID-19 coronavirus information website. The company was caught off-guard by Trump’s revelation during Friday’s national emergency announcement that Google was developing such a website. Google said at the time that the only website in development was actually made by Verily, and …

PS5 Release Date

PS5 and Xbox Series X releases likely to be delayed

March 15th, 2020

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are two of the most anticipated products of the year, next-gen console upgrades that have been seven years in the making. Expected to be released this holiday season, the PS5 and new Xbox might be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The worldwide response to the COVID-19 outbreak will …

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus infection may be worsened by a common household drug

March 15th, 2020

France, one of the European countries seeing the biggest surge in novel coronavirus cases in the past few weeks, has taken additional measures to increase social distancing in an effort to curb the rate of COVID-19 infections. Doctors treating coronavirus cases have suggested that using a particular type of anti-inflammatory drug sold without a prescription …

YouTube Mobile App

YouTube’s app just got a big change that you might have missed

March 15th, 2020

Google made a huge change to the YouTube app’s user interface meant to address criticism from some independent content creators. The Trending section is now called Explore and features a Trending menu of its own. If you haven’t been using it before, chances are you won’t even notice the menu alteration. The move is meant …

New Movie Trailers

‘Black Widow’ and all the new trailers you need to watch

March 14th, 2020

Several blockbusters have already been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic, including No Time to Die, Fast and Furious 9, Mulan, The New Mutants, and A Quiet Place Part II. Watching movies in theaters isn’t advised right now, as the number of infections has been surging in several countries, including all of Europe and the …

Huawei P40 Pro price vs. Galaxy S20 Ultra

Huawei’s P40 Pro might have one big advantage over the Galaxy S20

March 13th, 2020

Huawei’s upcoming P40 series will be the first P-series version to ship without Google apps preinstalled, as Huawei is still banned from working with Google. The P40 Pro, meanwhile, is expected to be Huawei’s best answer to the iPhone 11 and Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra, which means the handset will carry a high price tag. …