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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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Apple will raise App Store prices in more than 25 countries

September 20th, 2022

Apple has announced that App Store prices are about to go up in various regions worldwide. The most notable area is the European Union, which will see price hikes in all the countries that use the euro. Other significant markets will also see similar App Store price changes, including Chile, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, …

iPhone 14 Pro on an Apple coffee table book

Apple to fix iPhone 14 Pro camera shake via software update

September 20th, 2022

Three iPhone 14 started shipping on Friday. Millions of users got their hands on the regular iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Some of the people who purchased an iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max soon discovered a camera shake issue when using specific social media apps. This phenomenon led to …

Marvel Studios

Ryan Gosling might play Marvel’s Doctor Doom, rumor claims

September 19th, 2022

The last time we heard about Marvel’s Doctor Doom, Howard Stern was making it seem like he’d be involved in an MCU project featuring the popular character. That doesn’t appear to be the case. But there’s now a new development for the MCU’s Doctor Doom, with a rumor claiming Marvel has tapped Ryan Gosling to play …

iPhone 14 Pro in Space Black

6 big iPhone 14 Pro camera secrets Apple never told us about

September 19th, 2022

The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are the only iPhone 14 models to get a significant camera upgrade for the wide lens. Apple introduced a 48-megapixel sensor that replaces the previous 12-megapixel camera, but only on the iPhone 14 Pro models. However, that doesn’t mean all the photos you capture with the …

Orange extension cord in use.

CPSC warning for Amazon shoppers: Stop buying these extension cords now

September 19th, 2022

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just issued a warning, advising consumers not to purchase certain extension cords from Amazon. These are specific male-to-male extension cords that can lead to various accidents. The CPSC lists shock, electrocution, fire, and carbon monoxide poisoning hazards in its public alert. Here’s an example of one of the …

iPhone 14 Pro on an Apple coffee table book

iPhone 14 Pro might ‘freeze’ while transferring data from old iPhones

September 19th, 2022

Apple is reportedly investigating an iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max “freezing” problem where the handsets become unresponsive. The problem occurs when users transfer data from an old iPhone to the new model, a process that long-time iPhone users must be more than familiar with. The problem supposedly appears when users transfer the …

iPhone 14 Pro in Space Black on a wood desk

iPhone 14 Pro has a camera problem that’s making users angry

September 19th, 2022

Apple has probably sold millions of iPhone 14 units in less than two weeks, but the launch hasn’t been exactly smooth. Apple had to deal with iPhone 14 preorder issues and iMessage and FaceTime activation problems. These are easy to fix, but the latest bug might be more problematic. It appears that iPhone 14 Pro …

iPhone 14 Pro in front of a Mac Studio

iPhone 14 battery life test shows tremendous performance for Pro models

September 18th, 2022

The iPhone 14 series is available in stores, so buyers who haven’t preordered one can test the handset before deciding which model to purchase. However, brief in-store hands-on experiences will not answer at least one crucial question about the new iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max: How good is the battery …