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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.

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Tesla now takes dogecoin payments for merch, but not cars

January 14th, 2022

Tesla made waves about a year ago when it started selling electric cars for bitcoin. Separately, Elon Musk was promoting dogecoin, a meme cryptocurrency that saw a meteoric rise as a result. Since then, the Tesla exec confirmed that he was looking into making dogecoin a viable payment option for online goods. That was back …

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Foldable Pixel might have appeared in Google’s Android 12L beta

January 13th, 2022

The foldable Google Pixel is one of several missing handsets of 2021. Many reports said Google wanted to unveil its first foldable handset in the second half of 2021, but that never happened. Google supposedly postponed the launch of its first foldable, with reports claiming that Google wanted to make a more competitive device. The …

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Fortnite is coming back to iPhone and Android, but with a twist

January 13th, 2022

Epic Games’ popular Fortnite hasn’t been available on iPhone and Android for over a year. The company engineered a crisis that forced Apple and Google to take action against the game. Epic then filed lawsuits against them. The verdict in the Apple trial dropped several months ago, as the judge sided with Apple on nine …

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Urgent recall issued for these delicious desserts – check your fridge now

January 13th, 2022

Poppies International announced a dessert recall late last year that covered various types of cream puffs products. The company detected the presence of metal during production. That’s why it issued the recall. More than two weeks later, Poppies International expanded the recall to include even more cream puffs that weren’t recalled the first time around. …

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iPhone 14 won’t get a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, insider claims

January 13th, 2022

Face ID is more sophisticated and secure than Touch ID, but some iPhone fans have been waiting for years for Apple to bring the fingerprint sensor back to the iPhone. Touch ID went away in 2017 when the iPhone X arrived, bringing over 3D face recognition to replace it. Apple has improved Face ID ever …

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Fantastic Four release news might come sooner than we thought

January 12th, 2022

Fantastic Four was one of the MCU projects that Marvel mentioned in July 2019, when it first revealed its upcoming Phase 4 titles. Since then, Marvel has continued adding TV shows and movies to Phase 4, but hasn’t shared a release date for Fantastic Four. Thirteen months ago, we learned that Jon Watts will direct …

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iPhone 14 Pro rumored to upgrade to a 48-megapixel camera

January 12th, 2022

The iPhone has long had one of the best mobile cameras on the market, with Apple coming up with new ways to improve photo and video quality every year. Increasing pixel count isn’t one of them, as Apple has stuck with 12-megapixel cameras on its phones. The company never entered the megapixel wars, proving that …