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Jacob Siegal

Associate Editor

Since 2013
Top Channel GAMING
Articles 10,089

Bio

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.

iOS 14 new feature

Apple didn’t tell you about the best part of iOS 14 for AirPods owners

June 24th, 2020

Apple quietly added Optimized Battery Charging for AirPods to iOS 14, potentially extending the life of AirPods by ensuring they don’t sit on the charger at full charge for too long. Optimized Battery Charging learns your daily charging routine and delays charging past 80%. This is one of several new features and improvements for AirPods …

Amazon Prime Video live TV

Amazon is about to make a huge change to Prime Video

June 24th, 2020

Amazon Prime Video may soon add live TV channels, according to a number of recent job listings and an industry source that spoke to Protocol. According to Amazon’s job listings, the company wants to build “next gen linear catalog systems to provide best-in-class Linear TV experience to Prime Video customers.” Amazon has been experimenting with …

Netflix July 2020

What’s on Netflix in July 2020: Everything coming and going

June 24th, 2020

Netflix just shared its list of arrivals and departures for the month of July 2020. Some of the notable additions to Netflix in July include Schindler’s List, Spaceballs, The Karate Kid and its sequels, Japan Sinks: 2020, The Last Dance, and The Umbrella Academy: Season 2. As for notable departures, Solo: A Star Wars Story, …

HBO Max July 2020

Here’s everything new on HBO Max in July 2020

June 23rd, 2020

HBO has revealed all of the new content that will be coming to HBO Max in July. HBO Max Originals coming in July include documentary series Expecting Amy, adult animated comedy Close Enough, and multi- generational family docusoap House of Ho. HBO Max is also adding a ton of movies, including Dumb and Dumber, Kill Bill, and Space …

Oculus Go discontinued

The cheapest Oculus headset is being discontinued this year

June 23rd, 2020

Oculus has discontinued the Oculus Go standalone VR headset and will stop selling it this year. Oculus will shift its focus to the Oculus Quest, and after December 18th, new Go apps will no longer be added to the Oculus Store, though support will continue through 2022. Oculus also revealed that there will be a …

Coronavirus vaccine 2020

Dr. Fauci delivers good news to Congress about coronavirus vaccines

June 23rd, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Tuesday, claiming that he is “cautiously optimistic” that a vaccine could be ready in 2020. Fauci cited multiple vaccine candidates that have already entered the second phase of human trials, including the Moderna mRNA vaccine, which will begin Phase 3 in July. …

PS5 games list

Here’s the full list of all 71 games confirmed for the PS5

June 23rd, 2020

Sony revealed dozens of new games coming to the PS5 at its Future of Gaming event earlier this month, and now the full library for the first wave of games is beginning to take shape. By our count, 71 first-party and third-party games have been confirmed for the PS5. Some of the most highly-anticipated PS5 …

iOS 14 developer beta 1

iOS 14 developer beta 1 now available to download

June 22nd, 2020

Following their unveiling at WWDC 2020 on Monday, the first developer betas for iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are now available to download. iOS 14 is all about the home screen, with widgets that you can resize and move around the display, an App Library with all of your installed apps, and a redesigned Messages …

tvOS 14: WWDC 2020

tvOS 14 brings improved multi-user support to Apple TV

June 22nd, 2020

Apple announced tvOS 14 on Monday at WWDC 2020, showing off all of the new features that the software update will bring to Apple TV devices this fall. Multi-user support for games will allow people to keep their individual progress in a game on their account, and Picture in Picture is coming to Apple TV …