Taras Maksimuk

YouTube phenomenon with the channel name TechRax whose tech channel aims to test the durability of various smartphones. Some of the ways he tests the durability of each phone include smashing, burning, microwaving, and chainsawing them. He started making videos when he was 16 years old in 2009 as a hobby. His tech channel started more as a review and "unboxing" channel of different types of technology. He was born in Lutsk, Ukraine and later relocated to California. He has an older brother named Yuriy and a younger brother named Michael. He shares a birthday with fellow web video star Matthew Paquette. [+]