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Star Wars: The Old Republic's 1.6 Ancient Hypergate update is now live. The patch features a new warzone courtesy of the titular hypergate as well as six new repeatable space missions designed for level 50 players. BioWare says that it has also included "a number of minor fixes and changes to th...

December 11th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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As Star Wars: The Old Republic continues testing Issue 1.6, PvPers are understandably anxious to get their hands on the new warzone coming with this update. Senior Designer Rob Hinkle has a few words of instruction, wisdom, and teasing for those waiting, as he lays out a new developer diary dedic...

November 27th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It's time to head off for an island adventure in RIFT. The heavily anticipated patch 1.6 has hit the servers, and that means players will be off to the brand-new Ember Isle, a massive zone that's stated to be twice the size of anything else. But that's not the only thing coming along with the pat...

November 17th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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"1.4 was a big patch, 1.5 was an bigger patch... 1.6 is going to blow them away," declares Trion Worlds' Hal Hanlin in this most recent dev diary for RIFT's upcoming From the Embers patch. RIFT's Design Producer is joined by developers Morgan Lockhart, Michael Daugherty, Mike Chang, Jason Colombo...

November 7th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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There's nothing like a car crash to slow down traffic as everyone rubbernecks at someone else's misfortune. Likewise, gamers and media alike were fascinated with the premature demise of last year's All Points Bulletin, craning their heads to see how extensive the damage was. But out of the wreck...

August 29th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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That's right, not only does Augen -- a company unbeknown to us before yesterday -- make an $150 Android 2.1 tablet, but the company is also stocking Kmart shelves with a $99 Android smartbook of sorts. How'd we find out about this one? Well, when we headed to our local Kmart in hopes of picking up...

July 27th 2010 at 5:22pm 0 Comments
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My Mac photo editor of choice, Pixelmator, has been updated to version 1.6 just recently. It's mostly a performance update, adding performance and bug fixes, support for 64-bit architecture, and a whole lot of polish for Snow Leopard. Additionally, they've redesigned the transforming tools, added...

July 13th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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When we first spied Huawei's SmaKit S7 Android tablet, we were at CeBit and it was... well, non-functioning. Now Huawei's officially announced the tablet now, and we have to say that it looks just like every other Android tablet being hoisted upon the world these days, but it's got some nice feat...

March 11th 2010 at 10:39am 0 Comments
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Tired of waiting for the Xperia X10 for your first taste of Android and Sony Ericsson? Leave it to the gang at the XDA-developers forum to jump the gun. Last week marked the successful port of Android 2.0.1 (or Android 1.6, if you so choose) to the Xperia X1. No bluetooth, camera, or GPS -- not yet...

February 3rd 2010 at 6:03pm 0 Comments
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We smile when carriers do us a kindness, and we'd expect a few of you HTC Dream owners will agree that Rogers momentary lack of reason offer for a free upgrade to an HTC Magic is just that. So, the rub you ask? Well, that's the magic here, there all but isn't one, simply hop online or call customer...

January 13th 2010 at 3:52am 0 Comments