Chris Velazco

Senior Editor, Mobile
Chris spent his formative years taking apart Sega consoles and writing awful fan fiction. To his utter shock, that passion for electronics and words would eventually lead him to covering startups of all stripes at TechCrunch. The first phone he ever swooned over was the Nokia 7610, and to this day he cringes whenever anyone says the words “Bengal Boy."He also really hates writing about himself in the third person.

Articles by Chris Velazco

02.05.16
Apple says the iPhone-breaking Error 53 is a security measure
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Apple says the iPhone-breaking Error 53 is a security measure

But that probably won't make anyone feel better.

By C. Velazco,   02.05.16
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02.04.16
Mozilla will stop supporting Firefox OS for smartphones in May
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Mozilla will stop supporting Firefox OS for smartphones in May

Once Firefox OS 2.6 drops, Mozilla's phone experiment is over.

By C. Velazco,   02.04.16
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02.04.16
Ubuntu's first tablet doubles as a desktop, goes on sale in Q2
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Ubuntu's first tablet doubles as a desktop, goes on sale in Q2

No word on price, but it's coming soon.

By C. Velazco,   02.04.16
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02.01.16
The #2015bestnine Instagram meme was made to help launch a dating app
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The #2015bestnine Instagram meme was made to help launch a dating app

And 130,000 people signed up for it.

By C. Velazco,   02.01.16
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02.01.16
GE banks on LEDs, ditches compact fluorescent bulbs in the US
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GE banks on LEDs, ditches compact fluorescent bulbs in the US

The company says it will wind down CFL production this year.

By C. Velazco,   02.01.16
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01.30.16
Tag Heuer Connected review: $1,500 for a smartwatch?
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Tag Heuer Connected review: $1,500 for a smartwatch?

An insane amount of money for a fairly average device.

By C. Velazco,   01.30.16
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01.29.16
US, UK intelligence agencies cracked Israeli drone data
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US, UK intelligence agencies cracked Israeli drone data

The program, code-named "Anarchist," has been going on for years.

By C. Velazco,   01.29.16
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01.28.16
Apple issues voluntary recall for some international AC adapters
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Apple issues voluntary recall for some international AC adapters

Check your adapter's plug if it isn't from the US or the UK.

By C. Velazco,   01.28.16
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