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Microsoft Files Patent For Hand-Held Xbox Device

Microsoft has filed a patent for a hand-held Xbox device – so that’s good news, isn’t it? A patent application was submitted on 9 July for a hand-held that attaches to an existing touchscreen device, like your phone, for example. A couple of controllers clip to either side of the screen to make a complete […]

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Epic Games commits to loot box transparency across portfolio

Epic Games and THQ Nordic are joining the growing list of major companies weighing in on the issues surrounding loot boxes this week, with the former pledging continued transparency and the latter saying it has no plans to implement the mechanic at all. Earlier this week, the ESA announced that the three major platform holders […]

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Destiny 2 cross-save coming later this month

Later this month your Guardians can continue their Destiny 2 journeys on whatever platform you see fit, as cross-save launches on 21st August. As well as cross-save, on 20th August Destiny 2 will begin its migration over to Steam, allowing players to start linking their Battle.net and Steam accounts “to facilitate the transfer of content […]

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Where to Spray a Fountain, a Junkyard Crane, and a Vending Machine in Fortnite

To complete one of the week two challenges, you’ll need to know where to spray a Fountain, a Junkyard Crane, and a Vending Machine in Fortnite. This forms part of the Fortnite Spray and Pray challenges, which all revolve around making your mark with a paint can in your hand. Depending on how good your […]

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Apple pulls a dirty trick to clamp down on unofficial iPhone batteries

Apple is clamping down on third-party iPhone battery replacements, according to a new report. The teardown specialists at iFixit say Apple has unlocked dormant software within iOS, which means only Apple batteries installed by Apple will work properly in iPhone handsets. The report filed this week says the Battery Health app in iOS will tell […]