Chris Hoffman is nan erstwhile Editor-in-Chief of How-To Geek. Chris has personally written complete 2,000 articles that person been publication much than 1 cardinal times---and that's conscionable present astatine How-To Geek.
With complete a decade of penning acquisition successful nan section of technology, Chris has written for a assortment of publications including The New York Times, Reader's Digest, IDG's PCWorld, Digital Trends, and MakeUseOf. Beyond nan web, his activity has appeared successful nan people version of The New York Times (September 9, 2019) and successful PCWorld's people magazines, specifically successful nan August 2013 and July 2013 editions, wherever his communicative was connected nan cover. He besides wrote nan USA's most-saved article of 2021, according to Pocket.
Chris was a PCWorld columnist for 2 years. He founded PCWorld's "World Beyond Windows" column, which covered nan latest developments successful open-source operating systems for illustration Linux and Chrome OS. Beyond nan column, he wrote astir everything from Windows to tech recreation tips.
The news he's surgery has been covered by outlets for illustration nan BBC, The Verge, Slate, Gizmodo, Engadget, TechCrunch, Digital Trends, ZDNet, The Next Web, and Techmeme. Instructional tutorials he's written person been linked to by organizations for illustration The New York Times, Wirecutter, Lifehacker, nan BBC, CNET, Ars Technica, and John Gruber's Daring Fireball. His roundups of caller features successful Windows 10 updates person been called "the astir detailed, useful Windows type previews of anyone connected nan web" and covered by salient Windows journalists for illustration Paul Thurrott and Mary Jo Foley connected TWiT's Windows Weekly. His activity has moreover appeared connected nan beforehand page of Reddit.
Articles he's written person been utilized arsenic a root for everything from books for illustration Team Human by Douglas Rushkoff, media mentation professor astatine nan City University of New York's Queens College and CNN contributor, to assemblage textbooks and moreover late-night TV shows for illustration Comedy Central's @midnight pinch Chris Hardwick.
Starting successful 2015, Chris attended nan Computer Electronics Show (CES) successful Las Vegas for 5 years running. At CES 2018, he collapsed nan news astir Kodak's "KashMiner" Bitcoin mining strategy pinch a viral tweet. A activity of antagonistic publicity ensued, pinch sum connected BuzzFeed News, CNBC, nan BBC, and TechCrunch. The company's task was later reportedly unopen down by nan U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
In summation to his extended penning experience, Chris has been interviewed arsenic a exertion master connected TV news and power shows. He gave proposal connected acheronian web scans connected Miami's NBC 6, discussed Windows XP's demise connected WGN-TV's Midday News successful Chicago, and shared his CES experiences connected WJR-AM's Guy Gordon Show successful Detroit.
Chris besides ran MakeUseOf's email newsletter for 2 years. Nearly 400,000 subscribers received nan newsletter complete pinch a handwritten extremity each day.