Tag Archive: Damage


Check out the story trailer for Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control

Suit up and aid Earth’s heroes in Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control.

What you need to know Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control is a new virtual reality experience. This experience sees four new recruits aid the Avengers by testing experimental technology. Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control was developed by ILMxLAB and is available at certain locations for THE VOID. The experience is set to open on October 18.

Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control is a virtual reality  [Read More…]

How to protect your Oculus Quest controllers from damage

The Oculus Quest Touch Controllers are laid out well and help you control virtual reality, but they aren’t as durable as some VR controllers. Some users have reported cracks in the Touch Controller tracking ring. Additionally, as with any electronic device, if you hit it hard enough, you can damage it. To protect your Touch Controllers from damage, you’ll need to set strict boundaries and add a little protection.

Products used in this guide Standalone VR: Oculus Quest  [Read More…]

How damage types and elements work in Dauntless on PS4

Here’s everything you need to know about damage types and elements in order to improve your slaying power.

Dauntless might seem like a simplistic hack-and-slash monster slaying game at a glance, but once you get into it, there’s a surprising amount of complexity to how its combat systems work. Two very important mechanics in Dauntless are damage types and elemental effects, which both have a huge impact on how effectively you can deal — and take —  [Read More…]

Aim and fire! How to deal 100 damage with the pirate cannon in Fortnite.

Fortnite’s Season 8, Week 2 challenges are out now, and while players may find many of the challenges familiar, there are some harder objectives now available. Perhaps the most difficult of Week 2’s challenges involves dealing damage with the pirate cannon, a new weapon that was introduced during the start of Season 8.

How to deal 100 damage with a pirate cannon in Fortnite

The reason this challenge is so hard is due to the cannon itself. It’s  [Read More…]

Keep your Galaxy S10 — and your hands — safe from damage with PopSockets

Best answer: If you value your fingers, you should at least consider getting some Swappable PopSockets for your Galaxy S10. This upgraded system allows you more — and more ergonomic — grip on the go, and the PopTop twists off to let you wirelessly charge. While Spigen’s Style Rings have more stable kickstands and more gripping options, they’re thicker and their metal construction interferes with wireless charging

PopSockets: Swappable PopGrips by PopSockets (From $ 10)

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HTC keyboard ads likely an error, but damage is already done

HTC is telling users to roll back the latest stock keyboard update, which clutters up the screen with ads.

Ads in the stock keyboard app on a flagship smartphone. Added quietly via an app update. Which then asks you to pay to remove them.

You’d be hard pressed to come up with a more comically villainous thing for a phone manufacturer, or app developer, to pull on its users. Yet that’s what’s been happening to some HTC  [Read More…]

No lasting damage: Samsung users stay loyal after Note 7 recall [Infographic]

How did Samsung handle the Note 7 recall? Pretty darn well, according to you.

Earlier this month, Android Central asked you, our readers, to take a survey about how Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 recall affected you and your perception of the company and its products. The response was impressive, with over 8,300 people taking part in the survey.

The results were also surprising. Of course, Android Central has a very specific audience, one that hews closely  [Read More…]

New USB Type-C Authentication spec can stop faulty cables before they do damage

The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), which is in charge of certifying standards-compliant USB devices, has announced a new protocol that seeks to prevent non-compliant USB Type-C cables from doing damage to a connected device.

Through what has been dubbed the USB Type-C Authentication specification, devices like phones and tablets will be able to confirm the authenticity of a connected USB-C device or charger. Through the authentication protocol, devices can then set rules that could, for example, keep data safe  [Read More…]

Google offers Project Fi users a one-time $100 Nexus 6 replacement in cases of accidental damage

It looks like being an all-in Project Fi customer has some benefits. It turns out Project Fi customers with damaged phones are offered a one-time replacement of their Nexus 6 for just $ 100, so long as they bought the phone from Google during the Project Fi setup process. All it takes is a quick call, chat or email with Project Fi support, and you’ll have a new phone shortly.

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HTC UH OH Protection: 1 year free replacement for cracked screen or water damage

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It happens. You drop your phone. It gets wet. Life gets in the way. And, sadly, for a lot of us, this sort of thing happens within the first year of owning a smartphone. HTC, recognizing this, and seeing an opportunity, has introduced a terrific new program to address this situation.

Called UH OH Protection, it’s a service plan that  [Read More…]