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Jacob Siegal

Associate Editor

Since 2013
Top Channel GAMING
Articles 9,769

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.

Roku Ultra now ships with Roku Voice Remote Pro.

Roku Ultra now ships with the Voice Remote Pro for free

May 12th, 2022

Roku is giving its best streaming player an overdue update. On Thursday, Roku announced that its premium Roku Ultra now includes the Roku Voice Remote Pro. Ever since it launched in 2020, the Roku Ultra has shipped with the standard voice remote. Starting today, it comes with the Voice Remote Pro in the box, but …

Starfield delayed to 2023.

Major Xbox exclusives Starfield and Redfall delayed to 2023

May 12th, 2022

Bethesda announced on Thursday that it has decided to delay its upcoming games Starfield and Redfall to 2023. Starfield is the next single-player RPG from Bethesda Game Studios, the developer of the Elder Scrolls and Fallout franchises. Redfall is an open-world FPS developed by Arkane Studios, best known for Dishonored and Deathloop.

All of the Pixel devices announced at Google I/O 2022.

The 5 biggest announcements from Google I/O 2022

May 11th, 2022

Google I/O 2022 officially began on Wednesday morning as the company hosted its keynote address in Mountain View, California. The first hour and a half were focused almost entirely on new features for the company’s various apps and services, but near the end of Google I/O 2022, the big announcements started dropping. Google ended up …

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Google I/O 2022 live stream: How to watch and what to expect

May 11th, 2022

For the second year in a row, Google will host its annual I/O developer conference virtually. Google I/O 2022 kicks off on Wednesday, May 11th. If you want to know what Google has in store for this year’s event, tune in to the keynote live stream, which begins at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM …

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iPhone 15 will switch from Lightning to USB-C, insider claims

May 11th, 2022

Apple may finally be planning to make one of the most commonly requested changes to the iPhone in 2023. According to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 15 will ditch the Lightning port in favor of USB-C. Kuo reached this conclusion after sending a survey to his supply chain sources. He believes that …

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Facebook is retiring several location-based features this month

May 10th, 2022

Facebook recently began informing users that it will retire a few underused location-based features. Nearby Friends, weather alerts, location history, and background location are each “going away soon,” the company said. Meta told The Verge in an email that it is removing all of these old features due to low usage. Facebook will stop collecting …

Seventh-gen iPod touch released in 2019.

The iPod is finally dead as Apple discontinues the iPod touch

May 10th, 2022

More than 20 years after introducing the original iPod, Apple is retiring the product line. On Tuesday, Apple announced in a post on its website that the seventh-generation iPod touch is the last iPod. Apple will continue selling iPod touch models while supplies last on Apple.com, in Apple Store locations, and at Apple Authorized Resellers.

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The Mandalorian spinoff Ahsoka has officially started filming

May 9th, 2022

The Twitter account for Disney Plus shared a picture on Monday confirming that filming on Ahsoka has begun. The show was first announced on December 10th, 2020 during Disney’s Investor Day webcast. It was one of eleven Star Wars projects that the company discussed that day, in addition to Andor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Rogue Squadron.