Christopher Loran

Chris Loran contributes insightful articles covering mobile technology, including devices, components, applications and more. Besides all things tech, Chris is very passionate about sport.

Christopher's Posts

Best USB Type-C portable battery chargers

As more devices adopt the USB Type-C format, we will see more products that offer support. Here are some of the best USB-C battery chargers.
by Christopher LoranNovember 10, 2018

How you can be tracked even with your GPS turned off

Researchers from Princeton University have discovered a new way to accurately track you— even if you turn your GPS location off.
by Christopher LoranDecember 13, 2017

T-Mobile will launch its own “disruptive” pay TV service in 2018

T-Mobile claims its upcoming TV service will be just as disruptive in that industry as it has been in the wireless carrier space.
by Christopher LoranDecember 13, 2017

ISPs can do what they want as long as they disclose it, under new FCC/FTC agreement

The FCC and FTC have drafted an agreement to ensure ISPs "live up to the promises they make to consumers" following the net neutrality rules repeal... and it ain't great.
by Christopher LoranDecember 12, 2017
 
 

Google recognizes winners of Developer Challenge for Assistant apps

Google is taking the wraps off the winners of the 2017 Developers Challenge. The winners made innovative and creative apps for Google Home and Assistant.
by Christopher LoranDecember 8, 2017

Direct is Instagram’s test to duplicate the success of Facebook Messenger

The new Direct app, which is being tested in a few markets, could result in Instagram separating its direct messaging features from its main app.
by Christopher LoranDecember 7, 2017

Update: The OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition is coming to Europe too

OnePlus will sell a limited Star Wars-themed version of its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5T in India and three European countries.
by Christopher LoranDecember 6, 2017

Twitter rolls out bite-sized Twitter Lite app in 24 more countries

Twitter's compact, data-friendly app reaches new territories in Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
by Christopher LoranDecember 1, 2017

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear Sport make their way to India

The Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro will set you back Rs. 13,590, while the Gear Sport will retail for Rs. 22,990. Pre-orders kick off December 4.
by Christopher LoranNovember 30, 2017

T-Mobile gives its device recycling program a charitable twist in time for the holidays

You have from December 1 through December 31 to recycle your device, no matter the condition or age of the device itself.
by Christopher LoranNovember 29, 2017
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