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Jacob Siegal

Associate Editor

Since 2013
Top Channel GAMING
Articles 10,052

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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.

Samsung Smart Home Connectivity Service

Samsung wants to help you manage all your devices with just one app

January 6th, 2014

“The Internet of Things,” a buzz-phrase that has popped up in the news cycle for years, is a key focus at CES 2014. The idea that one day even our toasters would have Wi-Fi connectivity is no longer a joke, and now some of the most influential electronics companies in the world are trying to …

LG Ultra HD webOS TV Price

LG reveals prices and launch details for its first webOS TVs

January 6th, 2014

One of the biggest surprises of CES so far is webOS, the revived platform from LG that could bring new life to the Smart TV. Of course, webOS is only a piece of the LG TV puzzle this week, and thanks to Engadget, we now have some idea of just how impractically expensive LG’s oversized Ultra …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Note 4 Concepts

Galaxy S5, Note 4 concepts envision a gorgeous future for Samsung phones

January 6th, 2014

Two of Samsung’s biggest releases this year will undoubtedly be the Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy Note 4, but we still haven’t seen any official images of the devices. Although the Galaxy S5 is rumored to be revealed this quarter, it could still be months before Samsung is ready to actually launch the fifth-generation hero …

Samsung Profit Estimate Q4 2013

Samsung’s Q4 profit seen coming in lower than expected

January 3rd, 2014

Samsung is in a tough spot: although it continues to sell more phones than any other vendor, low-end devices are dominating the charts, displacing high-margin smartphones and tablets. According to Barrons, Jefferies & Co. analyst Hyunwoo Doh has lowered his operating profit estimate for Samsung in Q4 2013 “to reflect higher bonus payouts, adjustments to the company’s …

Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 Tease

Is Samsung already preparing to unveil the next Galaxy Gear?

January 3rd, 2014

Samsung’s first entry into the wearable tech market left a lot to be desired, but there’s never been any doubt that the company would come back swinging before too long. In fact, if Samsung Mobile UK’s Twitter feed is any indication, news of the follow-up to the Galaxy Gear might be right around the corner.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite 720p Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite specs reportedly leak

January 3rd, 2014

We haven’t heard much about Samsung’s lean follow-up to the Galaxy Note 3 since last month, but we might have our first look at some of the official specs of the device in the latest leak. As revealed by an XML file on Samsung’s website, the Galaxy Note 3 Lite (model number: SM-N750) will feature a …

Samsung Software Focus 2014

Samsung plans huge strategic shift in effort to stay on top in 2014

January 3rd, 2014

Samsung released plenty of successful products in 2013, but that doesn’t mean it plans to settle for complacency in the new year. According to The Wall Street Journal, Samsung CEO Lee Kun-hee said in his annual speech that his company plans to “get rid of business models and strategies from five, ten years ago and hardware-focused …

ZTE Projector Hotspot CES 2014

Meet the Wi-Fi hotspot that doubles as a video projector

January 2nd, 2014

In this digital age, we expect all of our devices to multi-task as much as we do. Our video game consoles need to serve as capable media centers, our watches need to receive email, and apparently our projectors need to double as Wi-Fi hotspots. ZTE announced its lineup for CES 2014 on Thursday, and one …

4K TVs Lower Prices 2014

You might actually be able to afford a 4K TV this year

January 2nd, 2014

Ever since they were first unveiled, ultra high-definition televisions have been little more than a pipe dream for the average consumer. With prices soaring as high as $150,000 for the largest models, many had begun to write off the whole idea of ultra HD until the prices began to dip below Lamborghini levels. Although prices …

Lenovo Smartphones 2014 Vibe Z LTE

Lenovo’s big 2014 smartphone push starts off with a bang

January 2nd, 2014

Late last year, Lenovo announced that it would be charging into 2014 with a new smartphone strategy that might give the company a much-needed competitive edge. Lenovo didn’t waste any time either — four new smartphones were unveiled on Thursday, each of which will see an international release this year. First up is the Vibe …