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Jacob Siegal

Associate Editor

Since 2013
Top Channel GAMING
Articles 9,762

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.

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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 …

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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 …

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What to watch on Peacock in May 2022: New movies and TV shows

April 24th, 2022

Peacock might not be the biggest streaming service, but its new releases are always notable. That’s why we’re always trying to help you figure out what to watch on Peacock. This month is no different, as NBC’s Peacock is adding a ton of new movies and shows. We’ll update this page every time NBCUniversal shares …

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Update your MagSafe Battery Pack to charge your iPhone faster

April 22nd, 2022

Every once in a while, Apple sneaks a big new feature into an update without letting users know ahead of time. That appears to be what happened with the latest firmware update for the MagSafe Battery Pack. In a support article on its website, Apple confirmed that Firmware Version 2.7 increases the charging speed of …

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Sony reveals release date for PS Plus Premium, Extra, and Essential

April 22nd, 2022

Following months of speculation, Sony finally announced its revamp of the PlayStation Plus service in March. Sony will now give PS4 and PS5 owners three plans to choose from, two of which include hundreds of additional games from current and old generations. Last month, Sony wasn’t ready to reveal the release dates of the new …

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Google adds badges to help you avoid terrible Chrome extensions

April 21st, 2022

Extensions for Google’s Chrome browser have always been a double-edged sword. On one hand, they’re the best way to personalize your browser to suit your needs. But on the other hand, the Chrome Web Store is a mess, offering extensions that are frequently useless and occasionally malicious. Google is aware of the problem and is …

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Apple is now rolling out its child safety features all over the world

April 21st, 2022

A year after arriving in the US, Apple’s communication safety feature for the Messages app has begun rolling out internationally. The feature is meant to protect children from viewing or sharing images containing nudity in Messages. When Messages sees that a child is about to view or send a nude photo, it will automatically blur …