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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.

Apple Tap to Pay

Apple’s new Tap to Pay lets you accept payments with your iPhone

February 8th, 2022

On Tuesday morning, Apple announced a feature called Tap to Pay on iPhone. The feature allows merchants in the United States to accept payments with Apple Pay, contactless debit and credit cards, and other digital wallets via a single tap to the iPhone. Tap to Pay does not require any additional hardware, such as a …

92nd Oscars Nominees Luncheon

Oscars 2022 nominations: The full list of Academy Award nominees

February 8th, 2022

On Tuesday morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced all of the nominations for the 2022 Oscars. Leslie Jordan and Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the live-streamed event, which lasted about 30 minutes. They revealed all of the nominees for every category, including 10 for Best Picture (up from just eight last year). …

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Verizon will only offer three-year phone contracts from now on

February 7th, 2022

Verizon has discovered a fun new way to retain customers: Make their contracts last longer. As spotted by Droid Life last week, Verizon has recently done away with its 24-month and 30-month contracts, which it calls device payment programs. Going forward, if you want to buy a phone through Verizon, the only options will be …

Rockstar confirms GTA6 in GTA5 community update post.

Rockstar Games confirms Grand Theft Auto 6 is in development

February 4th, 2022

Over eight years after Grand Theft Auto 5 launched on PS3 and Xbox 360, developer Rockstar Games has finally confirmed that its sequel is in the works. Rockstar published a community update on its website on Friday, mostly focused on GTA5. After all, the studio is still regularly updating the game’s online mode with entirely …