Epic confirms massive changes for Fortnite 7.40

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Epic has ambitious plans for its most popular game.
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Epic Games will make big changes to Fortnite’s planes, zip lines, rocket launcher, and more in its upcoming 7.40 update.

The balance tweaks to some of the game’s more controversial weapons and items come amid growing complaints from the community about the current state of Fortnite. And Epic says these are just some of the changes on the way.

Fortnite’s new Infinity Blade causes chaos and Epic must take note

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The Infinity Blade won’t be quite as frustrating soon
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Infinity Blade is back just days after being pulled from the App Store — but not as you might have expected. It’s now a crazy sword that can be found inside Fortnite Battle Royale.

The limited-time item was added in yesterday’s patch — the first since the introduction of season seven — and it gives a single player a huge advantage in each game. Unsurprisingly, it’s already causing chaos in competitive play.

Kanye wants Apple to build Trump an ‘iPlane 1’

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Oh look, Kanye said something crazy again.
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Kanye West wants President Donald Trump to ditch Air Force One and force Apple to build him a really neat concept airplane that he saw a GIF of on the internet.

No, this is not a new episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. This is what American politics have devolved to. During a visit to the White House today, West shared a bunch of his outlandish ideas with the president — while revealing his totally insecure iPhone passcode in the process.

iPhone-Controlled Paper Airplane: The Coolest Toy Ever?

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Is nothing sacred? I had thought that paper airplanes might be the last holdout for fully-analog toys. After all, all you need is a sheet of paper, a pair of functioning hands and a place to throw stuff. Even in jail these things can be found, and while your first attempts might not fly so well, the joy of the game is in the tuning and improving of your designs.

But now even that simple pleasure has been ruined by technology: the PowerUp 3.0 iPhone-Controlled Paper Airplane is a thing which will soon be available.

Check Out What It’s Like To Pilot A Jet With An iPad In The Cockpit [Video]

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Over the last couple of years, one of the industries which has really been transformed by the iPad is the aviation industry, where pilots have all of a sudden been able to trade-in their bulky flight bags stuffed with fifty pounds worth of flight manuals and materials for light, thin iPads.

We’ve written a lot of stories about pilots getting iPads (here’s another one!), but we’ve never actually gotten a good look at the iPad set-up pilots are using instead. Consider that remedied.