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Jacob Siegal

Associate Editor

Since 2013
Top Channel GAMING
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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.

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Apple will fix blank screen issue on Apple Watch Series 6 for free

April 28th, 2022

Many problems that crop up on Apple devices are fixable with software updates, but some are more serious. That appears to be the case with a “blank screen issue” affecting certain Apple Watch Series 6 units. Last week, Apple announced a service program for all affected devices, which were manufactured between April 2021 and September …

Schitt's Creek is coming to Hulu in October.

Schitt’s Creek is leaving Netflix for Hulu this October

April 28th, 2022

Netflix is having quite a chaotic month. Just days after the company announced that it lost 200,000 subscribers in the first quarter of the year, Hulu swept in and stole away one of the service’s most popular licensed shows. Hulu revealed this week that it will be the exclusive streaming home of Schitt’s Creek in the …

iPhone 14 display panels leak online.

iPhone 14 parts leak shows Apple’s new notchless screen design

April 28th, 2022

Ever since Apple introduced the notch with the iPhone X in 2017, we’ve been waiting for the next redesign. The notch obviously serves a purpose, but it’d always felt like a stopgap until Apple could build a full-screen phone. We’re still a few years out from that reality, but in the meantime, leaks say that …

Apple just opened its self service repair store in the US.

Apple opens Self Service Repair store for iPhone in the US

April 27th, 2022

Last November, Apple surprised everyone by announcing a Self Service Repair program for its products. At long last, Apple device owners would be able to fix Apple hardware from the comfort of their homes. Nearly six months after the initial announcement, Apple opened its Self Service Repair Store in the US on Wednesday, April 27. …

Blocking someone on Twitter.

How to permanently delete your Twitter account

April 26th, 2022

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been toying around with the idea of buying Twitter for years. On Monday, he followed through. Musk is buying Twitter for $54.20 per share in cash in a transaction valued at around $44 billion. Some people are excited about the prospect of the world’s richest man owning and …

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PS5 finally adding support for variable refresh rate this week

April 25th, 2022

Sony is finally bringing Variable Refresh Rate support to the PlayStation 5. Sony announced the feature months ahead of the PS5’s release, but it was nowhere to be found at launch. In March, following months of silence, Sony confirmed VRR support for PS5 would be available “in the coming months.” And now, at long last, …

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Roku will challenge Netflix with its own slate of reality shows

April 25th, 2022

When you think of Roku, you probably think of the company’s line of streaming players and TVs. Hardware is still the priority, but Roku has recently invested heavily in the production of original content as well. To that end, The Roku Channel greenlit three unscripted projects on Monday. Like Roku’s other originals, they will be …

Elon Musk in Netflix's Return to Space.

Elon Musk officially acquires Twitter for $44 billion

April 25th, 2022

Twitter is reportedly planning to accept Elon Musk’s offer of $43 billion to buy the company as early as Monday. The Wall Street Journal reported that the two sides “worked through the night” in order to finalize the details. Musk initially made his bid on April 14th, calling it his “best and final offer” at …