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Chris Smith

Since 2014
Top Channel TECH
Articles 17,079

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.

PS5 Release Date

Did Sony quietly reveal some of the PS5’s best new features?

March 4th, 2020

The gaming world is waiting for Sony to make the next move in this complex marketing chess game the Japanese giant is playing against Microsoft. Both companies took their time to announce PS5 and Xbox Series X features last year, teasing only general hardware specs and next-gen console capabilities without going into too many specific …

OnePlus 8 Pro Specs

Not only is OnePlus 8 Pro packing the feature you’ve always wanted, but it’s also better than everyone else’s

March 4th, 2020

OnePlus phones may be cheaper than their rivals, but they’re not perfect devices. The Chinese smartphone maker always had to make some compromises to keep costs down, and one of them concerned a feature that almost all other high-end phones have. That’s wireless charging, of course, a feature that OnePlus resisted over the years, explaining …

WhatsApp Dark Mode

The world’s most popular chat app is finally going dark (mode)

March 4th, 2020

The feature you most wanted from your favorite chat app is finally here, after months of rumors and beta testing. WhatsApp for iPhone and Android has finally embraced the darkness, as dark mode is now available to all users who own devices capable of taking advantage of dark modes in apps. If you’ve already set …

Google Maps Directions

This hidden Google Maps trick just changed my life

March 3rd, 2020

Google Maps is an excellent tool for navigation and directions on the go, but this must-have mobile app can do a lot more than merely provide instructions on how to reach your destination the fastest way possible. Google’s beloved Maps app has several other features that you might not always use, but that can be …