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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.

RealityScan for iOS and Android.

This free app uses your phone camera to turn real objects into 3D models

April 4th, 2022

Epic Games announced a new 3D scanning app for iOS and Android devices on Monday. It’s called RealityScan, and as the name indicates, it turns photos you take with your phone into high-fidelity 3D models. Epic Games developed RealityScan in collaboration with Capturing Reality (which it acquired last March) and Quixel (creator of Megascans).

Blade: Trinity is now on Netflix.

One of the worst Marvel movies ever is blowing up on Netflix

April 4th, 2022

Long before Marvel Studios dominated the box office, other production companies were doing their best to turn Marvel’s comics into successful film franchises. One of the earliest attempts was the Blade trilogy, which preceded X-Men and Spider-Man. The movies weren’t very well-received, but they did help to lay the groundwork for modern comic book movies. …

Halo is coming to Paramount Plus in March 2022.

The first episode of Halo is streaming on YouTube for free

April 1st, 2022

Every streaming service needs at least one flagship series to keep subscribers coming back every month. Netflix has Stranger Things, Hulu has The Handmaid’s Tale, and Amazon’s Prime Video has The Boys, to name a few. As one of the newest streaming services, Paramount Plus has already had a few contenders, from Star Trek: Picard …

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YouTube TV finally brings picture-in-picture to iPhone and iPad

March 31st, 2022

At long last, YouTube TV added a picture-in-picture mode to its iOS app. This useful feature has been available on Android since 2017, but YouTube had left iPhone and iPad users high and dry for years. As long as your device is running iOS 15 or newer, you can now continue watching YouTube TV even …

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iOS 15.4.1 now available with a fix for the battery drain bug

March 31st, 2022

Shortly after Apple released iOS 15.4 earlier this month, iPhone owners started complaining about faster battery drain. If you were one of those iPhone owners, you’re in luck. Apple just released iOS 15.4.1, and the update includes a fix for the battery draining more quickly than expected. Download the update ASAP if you’re struggling with …

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Apple reveals why iOS auto-updates take so long to reach your iPhone

March 30th, 2022

If you read BGR, you probably download software updates as soon as they’re available. We typically recommend doing so, especially considering how often those updates include vital security fixes. Of course, there are millions of others that prefer to wait until the device tells them to update. This even includes iPhone and iPad owners, though …