Brian X. Chen (@bxchen )

Brian X. Chen



Bio Lead consumer technology writer and author of the Tech Fix column for @nytimes. Putting out fires and starting new ones every week.
Location San Francisco, CA
Tweets 711
Followers 28,8K
Following 1,0K
Account created 12-04-2008 04:25:53
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Twitter Lite : Thought I’d be somewhat underwhelmed by Prime Day deals. I was wrong. I am completely underwhelmed.

Twitter Web Client : Played Fornite with friends for the first time last night. It's incredibly annoying to spend 20 minutes running around only to be immediately gunned down by people who are presumably 15 years old. I'm sure every 30-something-year-old adult feels this way before rage-quitting.

Twitter Lite : Our writer with the best job in the world talks about the tech she uses nytimes.com/2018/07/11/tec…

Twitter Lite : Wherein our beloved tech columnist Brian X. Chen competes against his editor's teenaged daughter to try to reduce his screen time -- and gets roundly thumped. Moral of the story: maybe Pui-Wing Tam should send Brian his own flurry of disapproving texts and emoji nyti.ms/2ulJdwB

Twitter Lite : I used Apple’s Screen Time to limit a teenager’s iPhone use. It worked! nytimes.com/2018/07/11/tec…

Twitter Web Client : Saw a man this morning struggling to hold on to his syringe (he dropped it twice) as he rode the escalator up Embarcadero BART station. Happy Monday.

Twitter Lite : Today was my turn to steer the Bits newsletter. The week in tech was all about Amazon taking over the world: nytimes.com/2018/06/29/tec…

Twitter Lite : The smartphone patent wars are finally over; Apple and Samsung settled.

When I asked law professors what it all meant, they basically said: Well, that was pointless. nytimes.com/2018/06/27/tec…

Tweetbot for iΟS : Just posted: Firefox is back. I highly recommend considering it as your primary computer browser. nytimes.com/2018/06/20/tec…

Tweetbot for iΟS : It’s worth it to watch the Incredibles 2 just to see the audience reaction to Bao, the short film that plays before it. Simultaneous heartbreak.