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Jacob Siegal

Associate Editor

Since 2013
Top Channel GAMING
Articles 9,862

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Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.

Google's Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro are coming this fall.

Google Messages users in one country are being bombarded with ads

May 18th, 2022

Avoiding ads is a fool’s errand, but some of us have it far worse than others. During its I/O keynote last week, Google discussed the advantages of Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging. One Googler even poked fun at Apple for refusing to adopt the technology. But what Google failed to mention during the keynote was …

Apple Watch Series 8 design revealed in leaks.

Apple Watch Series 8 leaks point to big redesign with flat edges

May 18th, 2022

Apple has had trouble keeping products secret ahead of their reveal in recent years. There are occasional exceptions to that rule, though, such as the design of the Apple Watch Series 7. For months, typically reliable leakers claimed that Apple’s latest smartwatch would have a brand new design with flat sides. This, of course, did …

Alaqua Cox as Maya Lopez in Marvel Studios' Echo, exclusively on Disney+.

Marvel’s Echo series will stream on Disney Plus in 2023

May 17th, 2022

On Tuesday morning, Marvel Studios confirmed that production is now underway in Atlanta on Echo. The upcoming Disney Plus series will center on Maya Lopez (Alaqua Cox), exploring the character’s origins before she appeared in Hawkeye last year. Marvel first announced Echo at Disney Plus Day last November, weeks before the debut of Hawkeye. Alaqua …

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Apple might delay iOS 16 public beta to July due to bugs

May 17th, 2022

On Monday, Apple finally rolled out iOS 15.5. We expect this to be the final version of iOS 15 prior to the arrival of iOS 16. If you were hoping to get your hands on the iOS 16 public beta next month, though, you might be out of luck. Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference is where …

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If you have Verizon, your bill is about to get more expensive

May 16th, 2022

Verizon will soon hike the prices of its wireless bills for the first time in two years. Bloomberg reports that the wireless carrier is increasing administrative charges on phone bills by $1.35 per voice line starting in June. No matter which plan you have, your Verizon bill is going up. Verizon previously increased the fee …

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Nintendo Switch 2 could be on track to launch in 2024

May 16th, 2022

March was the five-year anniversary of the launch of the Nintendo Switch. The Switch has been an unmitigated success story for Nintendo, receiving critical acclaim for its design and a robust library of games. Nintendo has shipped more than 100 million Switch consoles. The Switch is also the best-selling console of 2022 in the US …

Purple's Royal Seat Cushion on a chair.

Purple Royal Seat Cushion review

May 14th, 2022

For years, I’ve thought of my office chair as one of my savvier buys. It wasn’t as outrageously expensive as some of the offerings from the top brands, but it still provides me with far more support than the hand-me-down swivel chair I had been sitting on previously. I didn’t think I needed anything more …