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Jacob Siegal

Associate Editor

Since 2013
Top Channel GAMING
Articles 9,773

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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World of Warcraft: Dragonflight details leak ahead of reveal

April 19th, 2022

Blizzard will reveal the latest expansion for World of Warcraft later today, but some details have seemingly leaked early. Over the past few days, a user on the MMO-Champion forums has been sharing information about the expansion. Scaleface provided details about Legion, the 2016 expansion, back in 2015. Seven years later, Scaleface is back to …

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Pixel 6 bug makes the phone auto-reject incoming calls

April 18th, 2022

The endless array of Pixel 6 problems continues this week as users have found yet another baffling bug on Google’s latest flagship. Last Friday, a Pixel 6 Pro owner took to Reddit to issue a complaint. The user said that their Pixel 6 Pro “seems to decline calls on my behalf without my knowing.” Someone …

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Google issues another urgent Chrome update to patch a zero-day exploit

April 15th, 2022

Right on the heels of celebrating the launch of Chrome version 100, Google has released an even more important update for its browser. On Thursday, Google released Chrome version 100.0.4896.127 to the stable channel on Windows, Mac, and Linux. The urgent update fixes a new zero-day exploit that puts Chrome users at risk once again.

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WhatsApp announces 5 major new features rolling out this year

April 15th, 2022

WhatsApp is by far the most popular mobile messaging platform on the planet, with more than two billion users worldwide. But despite its popularity, WhatsApp still lacks several key features that other chat platforms have had for years. The company plans to address some of those shortcomings this year with five major additions. Don’t Miss: …

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If Amazon prices start going up, this is the reason why

April 14th, 2022

Amazon announced this week that third-party sellers will now pay “a 5% fuel and inflation surcharge” to use the company’s FBA fulfillment services. That new surcharge will apply to “all product types,” Amazon said in a notice to sellers seen by CNBC. It will go into effect for all units shipped from Amazon fulfillment centers …

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The Roku Channel just added a surprising new streaming service

April 14th, 2022

Last Friday, WarnerMedia and Discovery officially merged into a single entity. The company is now Warner Bros. Discovery. All signs pointed to the company swiftly merging its existing streaming services, but a recent move might have thrown a wrench in the works. Seemingly out of nowhere this week, Discovery Plus became available on The Roku …