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Chris Smith

Since 2014
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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.

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Galaxy S23 series might get an exclusive Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip

November 17th, 2022

Qualcomm confirmed the Galaxy S23 series would run on its Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor even before launching the new System-on-Chip (SoC). The processor is now official, as Qualcomm unveiled the next-gen flagship SoC that will power future Android devices this week. While we’ll have to wait until next year for the Galaxy S23, an …

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Pixel 6a is only $299 today in Google’s early Black Friday sale

November 17th, 2022

Google announced its Black Friday deals a few days ago, which included huge discounts on the Pixel 7 and Pixel 6a. At the time, we highlighted the incredible Pixel 7 Pro sale that you can take advantage of right now. But there’s no denying that the $299 Pixel 6a is one of the best possible …

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Google Maps update includes 3 powerful new search features

November 17th, 2022

Google Maps is good for more than just directions and navigation. Google’s popular app is quite versatile, providing plenty of information about your surroundings. Google Maps can help you identify points of interest near your destination, making it especially useful during trips to places you’ve never been before. And now, Google Maps is about to …

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Only iPhone 15 Pro models to get fast USB-C data transfers, insider claims

November 17th, 2022

The European Union has recently introduced new legislation that makes the USB-C the mandatory charging port for mobile devices, including smartphones. As a result, Apple will replace Lightning on iPhone with USB-C, with the iPhone 15 series believed to be the first to feature the new port. However, not all iPhone 15 models will have …

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Twitter working on end-to-end encryption for Direct Messages

November 16th, 2022

Elon Musk’s Twitter has been all over the news ever since the tech entrepreneur took over the social network. Musk set out to make massive changes at the company, including a disastrous Twitter Blue verification blunder. And he did it while firing thousands of employees and contractors along the way. But one good development comes …

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You can’t order an iPhone 14 Pro in time for Christmas

November 16th, 2022

Earlier this month, Apple warned consumers that iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max supply would run low. A new lockdown had just impacted the primary assembly facility in China. As a result, consumers would have to wait longer for the devices to ship. At the time, we told you that you had to order …