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Jacob Siegal

Associate Editor

Since 2013
Top Channel GAMING
Articles 9,770

Bio

Jacob started covering video games and technology in college as a hobby, but it quickly became clear to him that this was what he wanted to do for a living. He currently resides in New York writing for BGR. His previously published work can be found on TechHive, VentureBeat and Game Rant.

Making a payment on Cash App.

Cash App confirms data breach affecting millions of users

April 6th, 2022

Block, the financial services and digital payments company formerly known as Square, has announced that Cash App suffered a data breach last December. Block submitted a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this Monday acknowledging the breach. The filing reveals that a former employee accessed reports containing US customer information. This occurred on …

Roku's new What to Watch section in OS 11.

4 ways you can personalize your Roku to make it your own

April 5th, 2022

Roku is one of the most popular streaming platforms on the planet. Millions of people use Roku streaming players and smart TVs to access their favorite streaming services. One of the reasons that Roku is able to stand out in a crowded field is because of how easy the software is to use. And beyond …

Apple's WWDC 2022 announcement.

Apple’s WWDC 2022 starts on June 6, will be online-only

April 5th, 2022

Apple announced on Tuesday that its next Worldwide Developers Conference will take place from June 6th through 10th in an online format. This is the third year in a row that Apple has hosted the conference online without a physical presence. As in past years, Apple will debut the latest versions of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, …

RealityScan for iOS and Android.

This free app uses your phone camera to turn real objects into 3D models

April 4th, 2022

Epic Games announced a new 3D scanning app for iOS and Android devices on Monday. It’s called RealityScan, and as the name indicates, it turns photos you take with your phone into high-fidelity 3D models. Epic Games developed RealityScan in collaboration with Capturing Reality (which it acquired last March) and Quixel (creator of Megascans).

Blade: Trinity is now on Netflix.

One of the worst Marvel movies ever is blowing up on Netflix

April 4th, 2022

Long before Marvel Studios dominated the box office, other production companies were doing their best to turn Marvel’s comics into successful film franchises. One of the earliest attempts was the Blade trilogy, which preceded X-Men and Spider-Man. The movies weren’t very well-received, but they did help to lay the groundwork for modern comic book movies. …