How to fix character scale issues in Fallout 4 VR

Fallout 4 VR is here, but you might feel like you’re coming up a bit short…

A ton of players are headed back to The Commonwealth to reconquer the dregs of the wasteland in Fallout 4 VR, but it’s not without a few issues. One that’s immediately noticeable is how short your character is, which has to do with the scale settings. Luckily, you can add some lines to an INI file to fix this problem.

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Chime in: What do you think of PUBG on Xbox One?

Have you been playing PUBG on Xbox One? Tell us what you think!

Having been hyped out of its mind this year, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is finally available on Xbox One in the Game Preview program. There’s a pretty good chance you’ve played it or are thinking about playing it, and so we want to hear from you.

Toss Anker's tiny Soundcore nano Bluetooth speaker into someone's stocking for $16

All I want for Christmas is good music.

Anker’s super-small SoundCore nano is down to just $15.99 at Amazon in Gray or Silver when you enter promo code XMASANK8 at checkout to save $7 off its average price. This is also its lowest price ever.

This tiny Bluetooth speaker is so small, it can fit easily into a pocket, handbag, or Christmas stocking, making it a versatile option to use at home or on-the-go. While so compact, it still pumps out great sound with its 3W audio driver. Its battery can last for four hours of playtime.

You’ll receive an 18-month warranty on this purchase. This speaker has 4.6 out of 5 stars on Amazon with over 500 reviews.

The full-sized SoundCore is also currently on sale for just $23.95.

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360-degree videos to help get you ready for the holidays!

Replace your world with something a little more Christmas-y.

Some people hit the day after Thanksgiving and immediately flip into Christmas Mode, and some feel that excitement at friends and family opening their gifts a little closer to the holiday. It’s a great feeling when it comes naturally, but a handful of folks out there need something to kick start that Christmas spirit with a specific event. Sometimes it’s that first glass of egg nog, or seeing family you haven’t seen in a while.

Other times it can be seeing your favorite holiday movie, and with VR and 360-degree videos filling the world there are some great new short experiences for you to dive into. Here’s a look at some of our favorites, guaranteed to get you ready for the holiday!

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12 great Star Wars gifts of 2017

These are the Star Wars gifts that are actually worth buying.

It’s a glorious time to be a Star Wars fan! We get a new movie every year, new books spanning so many different aspects of the universe, and an actual mountain of themed swag around every corner. So much Star Wars swag. In fact, it’s a little too much if you’re trying to buy something good for the Star Wars fan in your life. You can reach out in just about any direction of every store right now and find something with the Star Wars logo stamped on it, but if you’re looking for the good stuff it can be a little intimidating.

This list should get you started down the right path. Everything here is stuff I’ve found worthy of the Force-sensitive people in your life, and there’s a little something in here for everyone.

Life-size Porg plush

Puffin-guinea pig-penguins? Penguin-owl-possums? Whatever a Porg is, it’s cute as hell. While there are many plushies out there, most just look weird because they’re untextured. This one is the real deal, and for $30, it better be!

The best part? This floof talks! Just squeeze its tummy and it’ll squeal just like in the movie! It also flaps its wings and moves its lips. IT’S ALIIIIIVE! You unfortunately can’t change the batteries, but that won’t make it any less cuddly when they die (the batteries, not the Porg).

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Xbox One review: Decent content derailed by unfair grind

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris is the first expansion for the shared world shooter which launched back in September.

It not only adds a short ninety-minute campaign, but also a variety of items for you to collect. Upgrading your gear is now easier than ever, but there’s still a lot of unnecessary grinding. Now it seems like collecting resources takes a lot of your time and drops are never guaranteed. As addictive as Destiny 2 is, it’s a shame that the game is still being padded by stringent drop rates which waste the player’s time.

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Best Laptop Between $500 and $750 of 2017

Best Overall
Best Gaming
Best Convertible
Best Notebook
Best Tablet

Best overall

Dell Inspiron 13 7370

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With a quad-core eighth-generation Intel Core i5-8250U processor (CPU), 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 256GB solid-state drive (SSD), these 13-inch laptops from Dell deliver quite a bit of performance considering the price you’re paying. Add in a 1080p display and a wide selection of ports, and you have a very respectable device for work and pleasure.

Bottom line: Dell’s Inspiron 13 7370 is the best laptop you can pick up in this price range.

One more thing: An IR camera works with Windows Hello for quick and secure sign ins.

Chime in: What are the best affordable gifts for Xbox gamers?

Christmas is fast approaching, and while it’d be amazing to put an Xbox One X under everybody’s tree this year … that’s not always an option.

Thus, we want to hear from you about your best suggestions for affordable Xbox gifts this year. Maybe it’s a Funko Cuphead figurine, some awesome rechargeable batteries for a controller, or even a simple Xbox credit voucher. There’s a related conversation going on in our forums right now.

Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide

Deck the halls with stockings full of awesome knick-nacks. From tiny arcade games to swiss army knives, these are some of Team Thrifter’s favorite gifts under $20.