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Chris Smith

Since 2014
Top Channel TECH
Articles 17,252

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.

iPhone 12 Specs

Clues for key iPhone 12 specs might be hidden inside the new iPad Pro

March 18th, 2020

Apple just announced brand new 2020 iPad Pro models, which feature several upgrades over their predecessors like a new LiDAR camera system and a more powerful processor. The iPad Pro hardware contains other clues for the specs of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 series, with built-in storage being the biggest surprise. The cheapest versions of the …

Coronavirus Fake News

Facebook fixed the bug that blocked genuine coronavirus pandemic articles

March 18th, 2020

Facebook’s anti-misinformation measures for coronavirus news already backfired, with a bug in the system blocking genuine information from getting through. Facebook acknowledged the issue, said the legitimate articles that were blocked before would be brought back, and fixed the issue. Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube will continue to fight COVID-19 fake news during the pandemic. Visit …

PS5 Release Date

PlayStation 5 is the ‘most exciting hardware in 20 years’

March 18th, 2020

Sony on Wednesday will finally unveil the PlayStation 5 during an online-only media event. Microsoft’s recent Xbox Series X announcements practically forced the Japanese giant to reveal everything there is to know about the PS5 when it comes to specs and design. Insiders expect the PS5 to be “the most exciting hardware in 20 years,” …

Euro 2020

Euro 2020 has been moved to 2021 over coronavirus fears

March 17th, 2020

UEFA just announced that the Euro 2020 competition has been postponed to next summer over coronavirus concerns — Euro 2021 will take place during June 11-July 11, 2021. The popular soccer competition is the latest sporting event to be postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. UEFA assured ticker buyers that full refunds will be offered if …

Galaxy Note 20 Release Date

Galaxy Note 20 will have even faster storage than the Galaxy S20

March 17th, 2020

Samsung has started manufacturing the industry’s first 512GB UFS 3.1 chip, a storage solution that targets high-end smartphones like the upcoming Galaxy Note 20. The new storage chip will support write speeds three times faster than the Galaxy S20’s UFS 3.0 storage. Samsung says that a 100GB transfer will take just 90 seconds, compared to …

Google Translate

One of Google’s best inventions ever just went live on Android

March 17th, 2020

Google Translate is getting an excellent new feature on Android devices. Called Transcribe, the feature lets you translate and transcribe someone’s words in real-time, as they’re spoken. The feature works with any combination of two languages from a total of eight, but requires a quiet background. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. One of the …

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 …