Chris Velazco

Senior Editor, Mobile

Chris is Engadget's senior mobile editor and moonlights as a professional moment ruiner. His early years were spent taking apart Sega consoles and writing awful fan fiction. 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, because man, those curves.

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02.21.18
Spotify’s hardware ambitions seem like a risky distraction
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Spotify’s hardware ambitions seem like a risky distraction

Few companies make great gadgets the first time without any experience.

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02.16.18
Essential’s Amazon-exclusive phone comes with Alexa onboard
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Essential’s Amazon-exclusive phone comes with Alexa onboard

The Halo Gray model goes for $449, much less than those limited editions.

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02.13.18
Apple HomePod review: A great speaker that’s not so smart
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Apple HomePod review: A great speaker that’s not so smart

The company's first smart speaker sounds great, but is that enough?

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