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Chris Smith

Since 2014
Top Channel TECH
Articles 17,095

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.

Escobar Fold 2 Review

The $399 Escobar Fold is actually a Samsung Galaxy Fold with a sticker

March 12th, 2020

Escobar Fold phones are supposed to be affordable, high-end foldable handsets, made by a company managed by the infamous Escobar family. The foldable phones, however, aren’t original devices or knock-offs. They’re handsets from other companies, like the Galaxy Fold made by Samsung, likely used to scam unsuspecting users. Well-known tech reviewer Marques Brownlee (MKBHD) explains …

MacBook Pro 2020

MacBooks unlike anything Apple has ever made are coming soon

March 12th, 2020

Apple is expected to update its MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lines this year, with noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claiming that several notable upgrades are on the way. New MacBook Pro and Air models featuring Magic Keyboards like the 16-inch MacBook Pro are due in the second quarter of the year. An ARM-based MacBook is …

Huawei P40 Pro Release Date

Huawei’s next flagship phone might have the same problem as the Galaxy S20

March 11th, 2020

The Huawei P40 launch event will go forward on March 26, although the Chinese smartphone vendor will unveil the phone via an online-only presentation because of the coronavirus outbreak. The new phones will likely launch in Europe in the weeks following the event, with the P40 Pro model being Huawei’s best answer to Samsung’s Galaxy …

Google Maps Features

One of Google Maps’ best new features is finally rolling out to more users

March 11th, 2020

Google Maps users in several countries are reporting the rollout of a highly-anticipated feature, the speed limit indicator. The feature was first released last year, but not all markets where Google Maps is available got it. Google has started quietly updating Maps in several countries in Europe and India, making the speed limit icon visible …

PS5 Release Date

PS5 and Xbox Series X releases delayed? Here’s what top insiders say

March 11th, 2020

The PS5 release date might be set for sometime in November, analysts say, which is also when the new Xbox Series X should launch. That’s in line with Sony and Microsoft’s launch plans for the PS4 and Xbox One, which both launched in November 2013. Regardless of what happens with the coronavirus outbreak, the two …

Pixel 4a Release Date

Pixel 4a price and design accidentally leaked by Google

March 11th, 2020

The Pixel 4a had been expected to launch in May during Google’s I/O 2020 conference, as was the case with the Pixel 3a last year, but I/O has been canceled over coronavirus fears. Google’s internal billboard layouts just leaked and confirmed some important details. The ad mockups confirm the phone’s exciting new design, as well …