Latest stories - Jacob Siegal

3 Days Ago   If you love waiting until the last minute to get stuff done, this month of Netflix removals should be a thrill. For the first time in quite a while, there are several high profile movies being taken off of the streaming service this July.

3 Days Ago   Samsung announced this Wednesday that its new Sunrise Gold color option for both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones will be available in the US starting on June 24th.

4 Days Ago   MoviePass has been all over the news in recent months, but AMC might be trying to steal the spotlight. This week, the movie theater chain announced a new subscription service called AMC Stubs A-List, which allows subscribers to go to three movies a week for $19.95 a month.

4 Days Ago   We're deep into summer now, and with June soon coming to an end, it's time to look forward to another month full of content on Netflix.

4 Days Ago   Instagram and Snapchat have been waging war with one another for years, but Instagram is branching out to attack new platforms this week. On Wednesday, the Facebook-owned social media app launched a new long-form video app called IGTV, allowing users to upload videos as short as 15 seconds or as long as 60 minutes.

4 Days Ago   In celebration of an impressive milestone, PUBG Corp. is slashing the price of its mega-hit battle royale shooter by 33%. The company announced on Tuesday that over 400 million players have played PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds across all platforms since the game launched.

5 Days Ago   We were so impressed by the massive catalog of games that Microsoft showed off at E3 2018 this year, we almost forgot that team Xbox has an interesting non-gaming feature in the works as well.

5 Days Ago   Whether you just bought a PS4 after the excitement of E3 2018 or have owned one since launch day, there's a good chance that you've missed out on some of the console's best titles.

5 Days Ago   Uber is always testing features and changes to make its app more user-friendly, many of which never see the light of day. But we're hopeful this one does -- on Monday, an Uber employee tweeted a screenshot of the Uber app with an unfamiliar message: "Prices are lower at 17:00." The employee could pay full price for his ride at 16:56, or tell the app to wait a few minutes, request a ride at 17:00 and save about $2.00 in the process.

5 Days Ago   Despite an impressive showing at E3 and continued success with the PS4, Sony has been in the doghouse this week after Nintendo Switch owners discovered that the Epic Games accounts connected to their PSN accounts couldn't be used on the Switch.

5 Days Ago   A new report from Korean publication The Bell suggests that the largest of the upcoming iPhone models set to launch this fall will also be the most sought after.

6 Days Ago   Google is constantly adding new features and functionality to its array of mobile apps, which is why today's news is so surprising. On Monday, Android Policewas one of the first to notice that Google has updated its online documentation to clarify that the ability to request a ride via Uber within the app has been deactivated.

6 Days Ago   Just over a month after officially announcing its two new subscription services, Google launched YouTube Music and YouTube Premium on Monday across seventeen countries. If you missed the announcement in May, YouTube Music is a paid service similar to Spotify and Apple Music, giving subscribers access to millions of songs and thousands of playlists on demand.

6 Days Ago   Ever since Niantic launched  Pokemon Go two summers ago, players have been wondering when they would be able to trade with their friends. Trading and doing battle with other players have been hallmarks of the franchise since Red and Blue arrived in 1996, so it was something of a surprise for  Pokemon Go launch without either feature.

6 Days Ago   Despite having unveiled iOS 12 and detailed the software at WWDC 2018 earlier this month, Apple is still announcing new features for the update. On Monday, Apple said in a press release that iOS 12 users will be able to automatically share their location with first responders when they call 911 from their iPhone.

7 Days Ago   This was an odd year at E3, with Microsoft taking charge, showing off 50 games, and confirming that the next Xbox is in the works, Sony shoving all of the attendees at its press conference into a crowded tent, and Nintendo deciding to show up with one big title and basically take the year off after launching a new console last year.

8 Days Ago   It wasn't all that busy of a week for iOS game releases, but the highlight of the week might be one of the two or three most exciting mobile releases of the year.

8 Days Ago   If you've never run into anyone while walking down a sidewalk texting a friend or scrolling through Instagram, you've probably come pretty close. As a culture, we've become irrevocably attached to our phones, and sometimes it's hard to look away, even for an instant.

9 Days Ago   Now that the long winter is over and summer has finally arrived, you're probably thinking of actually getting out of the house and seeing what the world outside has to offer.

10 Days Ago   Fortnite has been the talk of the gaming world (and beyond) for months, and its arrival on mobile platforms earlier this year only increased its footprint.

10 Days Ago   One of the most genuinely exciting occurrences of this console generation has been seeing Nintendo and Microsoft put aside their differences to make cross-play on games like Rocket League, Minecraft, and now Fortnite possible.

10 Days Ago   When Apple introduced the iPhone X last fall, a billion Android users the world over all sighed in unison. They knew that inevitably dozens of Android phone makers would follow Apple's lead and being working on phones with notches themselves.

10 Days Ago   Having spent more than half of its E3 presentation talking about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, it's clear the company has a lot riding on this highly anticipated sequel.

10 Days Ago   DC's cinematic universe is off to a rocky start, but Wonder Woman has been the one true stabilizing force holding it all together. By giving Diana Prince room to breathe in her own separate timeline, director Patty Jenkins and actress Gal Gadot gave moviegoers who weren't also diehard DC fans something to grasp on to.

11 Days Ago   Earlier this year, alongside the unveiling of the Galaxy S9, Samsung's CEO DJ Koh confirmed that a voice-activated Bixby smart speaker would be out before the end of the year.

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